Port Townsend Tourism

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Port Townsend /ˈtaʊnzənd/ is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. The population was 9,113 at the 2010 census, an increase of 9.3% over the 2000 census. It is the county seat and only incorporated city of Jefferson County. In addition to its natural scenery at the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, the city is also known for the many Victorian buildings remaining from its late 19th century heyday, numerous annual cultural events, and as a maritime center for independent boatbuilders and related industries and crafts. The Port Townsend Historic District is a U.S. National Historic Landmark District.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Port Townsend in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Port Townsend like a local. Port Townsend is located at a short trip away from Seattle a major city in United States. Take a short trip from Port Townsend and set some time aside to explore the Seattle. Dotted with places like Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Port Townsend can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Port Townsend*

  • Living in Port Townsend - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 89.57 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Port Townsend

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Port Townsend

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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