Kitsap Resources

Kitsap County: The Countryside of the Sound

If you're looking to move to the area, here are some resources to give you a better idea of what our area offers. And, if you still have questions, please feel free to contact me. I enjoy showing people around and providing a local perspective. From our tight-knit communities to our gorgeous landscapes, it's an incredible place to call home.

Our Newcomer's Guide

Learn about our wonderful communities, schools and daycares, coworking spaces, recreation, local real estate market, home buying resources, and more.

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Local Information

Since 1985, this wonderful non-profit organization has supported local artists and the appreciation of the arts in Kitsap County.

This local resource provides a wealth of information about the Kitsap Peninsula: things to do, places to stay, historical details and more.

In need of a great local vendor? From builders to lenders, home repairs to landscapers, here are my recommendations.

Find out about the great work our foundation is doing. All Windermere agents are involved and we've raised over $40 million since 1989.

This site provides info for waterfront homeowners, showing you how to protect your property while minimally impacting the Puget Sound's ecology.

Curious about our community of real estate professionals? Here's more info to give you a better sense of our history, principles and services.


Bainbridge Island School District's mission is to ensure that every student is future-ready. They have a variety of K-12 schools across the island.

NKSD's mission is to foster a safe, collaborative and intentional learning environment where each student is known by name, strength, and need. 

CKSD's mission is to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed both in school and beyond graduation.

SKSD's vision is to nurture growth, inspire achievement, and build community. The hub of the South Kitsap Community is in Port Orchard.

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Early Childhood Education in Kitsap

There are many options for public Pre-K across Kitsap. Here are the district programs in NKSD, CKSD, SKSD, and on Bainbridge Island.

Olympic College's Poulsbo campus is on 20 beautiful acres. The campus offers a variety of credit and non-credit courses.


If you're new to Washington state, the easiest way to pay tolls is by ordering a Good To Go pass.

Kitsap Transit offers fast ferries from Kingston to Seattle and Bremerton to Seattle. You can also find info on bus routes, curb-to-curb shuttles, and more.

This is your one-stop-shop for all ferry transportation info. You can find ferry schedules, ferry updates and alerts, and info on customer programs.