Whether you are in town for a day, a weekend, or a week, Port Townsend is a terrific place to visit. As one of America’s two National Historic Victorian Seaports, Port Townsend has many maritime pursuits to explore, and since we’re right on the doorstep of the Olympic National Park, outdoor activities are almost endless. History buffs, arts mavens, and shopping aficionados all find “PT” irresistible – and the staff at the Swan are happy to help you plan your visit. Here are a few of our favorite things to do by interest:
Go on a whale watching adventure with our neighbors at Puget Sound Express!
Immerse yourself into some of the best diving locations Port Townsend has to offer through Octopus Gardens Diving.
Navigate Port Townsend Bay by renting a kayak from PT Paddlesports.
Explore the bunkers and trails at Fort Worden State Park
Enjoy a day trip on the Olympic Culinary Loop
Sip wine tastings at various Olympic Peninsula Wineries- 3 of which are nearby
Learn about wooden boats and sailing at the Northwest Maritime Center
Discover beach glass, driftwood and other seaward treasures at Glass Beach