Cruising to Poulsbo, Washington


PoulsboPoulsbo is a city on Liberty Bay in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. It is the fourth largest city in Kitsap County. As a reminder of the city’s early Scandinavian immigrants, downtown Poulsbo maintains a Scandinavian theme and is a popular regional tourist destination. One of its local products is now available worldwide, Poulsbo Bread, originally made in the local bakery. Many visitors arrive by boat; there are three marinas near the town, and the town’s harbor is an excellent anchorage. Stroll down Front Street to explore galleries, museums and shops in Poulsbo’s growing Arts District or stop by one of several waterfront restaurants to enjoy a beverage overlooking the marina and waterfront park. There is several beautiful parks throughout the city, a boardwalk along Liberty Bay, the Valborg Oyen Public Library, three marinas, interesting gift shops, delicious bakeries, good schools including the Olympic College satellite campus, and panoramic views of Liberty Bay and the Olympic Mountains.