3710 S. Discovery Road
Port Townsend, WA 98368

360-385-1270

info@chevychasebeachcabins.com

Guests often ask what we would do if we just had a couple of days to explore the Port Townsend area.
Where would we eat? What sites would we see? What adventures would we take?
While we might be tempted to cozy in to our cabins and never leave, here are some of our favorites...

An excellent place to start is the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce website.
You can find lists of restaurants, parks, shops, galleries, adventure ideas, an event calendar and much more.
[www.ptguide.com] or [www.enjoypt.com]
You can also view our full Guest Information Book that we provide to guests in the cabins HERE.

This is a long list...jump to the different sections here if you don't want to scroll:
Where would we eat?
Where would we go to enjoy all the local wine, cider and beer?
Where do we go for local goodies and specialty foods?
Where do we go to get pampered?
What would we do in and around Port Townsend?
What would we do with kids?
Where would we go for an all-day adventure?


WHERE WOULD WE EAT AND DRINK?
(In order of how we would eat our way through the day...)

Wright Away Delivery • 360-385-AWAY (2929)
You are on VACATION! You don't want to cook but you also don't want to leave the best view in town to go out for a meal, right? Meet Wright Away Delivery! They work with a number of wonderful restaurants in town and will deliver meals to your door between 4pm-9pm. We are officially in the "Red Zone" but they offer a discounted delivery of $15 for Chevy Chase guests. Make your order online or by phone directly with Wright Away - they have a wonderful website with participating restaurant menus. Then just sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy your view...
Pane d’Amore Bakery • 360-385-1199
617 Tyler Street (just off Lawrence Street)
The best artisan bread and pastries in Port Townsend, baked fresh daily. Don’t miss the cheese sticks!

Velocity Coffee • 360-379-5383
431 Water Street, Port Townsend (in the Maritime Center)
A truly amazing cup of coffee, delicious rotating drip options and high quality espresso drinks. They also serve local pastries. Open daily.

Blue Moose Café • 360-385-7339
311 Haines Pl (in Boat Haven)
Satisfying, hearty breakfasts await you at this local favorite. Excellent corned beef hash and eggs benedict.
Farm's Reach Café • 360-732-4200
8972 Beaver Valley Road, Chimacum (just past the four-way intersection in Chimacum)
We love the food and people at Farm's Reach! They source quality ingredients for their delicious and hearty breakfasts, lunches and amazing desserts. Their cinnamon are famous and we are often unable to resist the bacon maple bar.
Owl Sprit Cafe • 360-385-5275
218 Polk Street
Delicious, home-made, affordable, fresh fare. Lots of seasonal and organic ingredients in a very cozy spot.They make an excellent burger with amazing haystack fried onions...and you can get a fresh squeezed juice to balance it all out. Lunch and Dinner, closed Sundays.
The Spruce Goose Café • 360-385-3185
310 Airport Road, Port Townsend
A “fly-in” café at the PT airstrip - fun to sit and watch the little planes come and go over a tasty meal. Great local flavor, hearty breakfasts, fair prices and friendly service. Open daily for breakfast, call about dinner.
Hanazono Asian Noodle • 360-385-7622
225 Taylor Street, Port Townsend
This is one of our favorite casual lunch and dinner spots in town. Tasty noodle soups, stir-fries, sushi, and salads. Try the shoyu ramen to warm up on a chilly day, and be sure to get a side of gyoza. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sun/Mon.

Finistére • 360-344-8127
1025 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend (Sweet Laurette's old location)
A new restaurant that just opened in September 2017 and we are all so excited! Well respected Seattle restauranteurs have transformed the old Sweet Laurette's spot into a fine dining destination restaurant. Finistére will serve dinner and brunch along with a multi-course chef's tasting menu. They plan to feature the bounty of the Olympic Peninsula like shellfish cider and the bounty from local farms.

Hillbottom Pie • 360-385-1306
215 Tyler Street, Port Townsend
Pizza, salads, delicious soups and pie in a cozy downtown location. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sun/Mon.

Ichikawa Japanese Cuisine • 360-379-4000
1208 Water Street, Port Townsend
Delicious sushi, noodles and other pan-asian specialties. The tatami room available for groups of six or larger by reservation. Even if you don't care for sushi, but are looking a lovely lunch or dinner spot, you are sure to find something to suit your palate on their extensive menu. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday/Monday.
Fountain Café • 360-385-1364
920 Washington Street, Port Townsend
A local favorite for a romantic dinner or nice lunch. Intimate space, small and changing menu, delicious food. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar • 360-385-5225
824 Washington Street Port Townsend
Shareable Mediterranean inspired menu at a good little restaurant next to Haller Fountain. The adjacent bar serves nice cocktails, has great "bites" and is open late. Lunch and Dinner. Open daily.
Lanza's Ristorante • 360-379-1900
1020 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend
Tasty Italian foopd in a cozy little Uptown restaurant. Excellent pizzas available to go. Live music on weekends, reservations recommended. Open from 5pm, closed Sun/Mon.
The Silverwater Café • 360-385-6448
237 Taylor Street, Port Townsend
A classy joint with a nice ambience and tasty food, though a bit on the spendier side. It is a great option for a special dinner out, and they have an upstairs cocktail bar with a late-night menu. Open daily for lunch, dinner and cocktails.
Waterfront Pizza • 360-385-6629
951 Water Street, Port Townsend
The best pizza in town - they don't deliver out to Chevy, but it is worth the drive in to PT if you are craving pizza. Slices and whole pies available to go with a small sit-down dining area upstairs. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Taps at the Guardhouse • 360-344-4400
200 Battery Way, Port Townsend
Located inside of Fort Worden State Park, Taps is a nice spot to enjoy a pub atmosphere featuring artisanal small plates and regional craft brews, ciders, wines and spirits.
Elevated Ice Cream • 360-385-1156
627 Water Street, Port Townsend
Excellent house-made ice cream with seasonal flavors (and old favorites). Even if you’re stuffed, stop by for a scoop. They charge by the weight, so you can have as much or as little as you want. Named one of the seven best ice cream parlors in the country by travelchannel.com. Open daily, 10am until 10pm.
The Pourhouse • 360-379-5586
2231 Washington Street, Port Townsend
A craft beer taproom and bottleshop with 12 (frequently) rotating taps, a well curated wine list, and 200+ bottled beers to drink there or take to go. Their epic outdoor beer garden is right on the water, is dog-friendly, and is often bustling with live music and petanque matches. If you like beer, cider or wine, don’t miss this gem! They don't serve food, but you can bring your own food (take-out or picnic) or have something delivered. Open daily at noon. (21+)
The Cellar Door • 360-385-6959
940 Water Street, Port Townsend (look for a staircase leading down off Tyler Street with very discreet signage)
A hip underground bar offering beer, wine and fancy cocktails. Dark and cozy with a speak-easy feel. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. (21+)
Sirens • 360-379-1100
823 Water Street, Port Townsend (above Tickled Pink)
Great views from the upstairs deck. A favorite local hangout – grab a burger and shoot some pool. Live music on weekends. Open daily for lunch and dinner and a late-night bar scene. (21+)

WHERE DO WE WE GO TO ENJOY ALL OF THE LOCAL CIDER, WINE AND BEER?
Alpenfire Organic Hard Cider • 360-379-8915
220 Pocket Lane, Port Townsend
Alpenfire makes their cider from their own vast orchard of French and English cider variety trees and was the first organic cidery in Washington State, certified in 2005. Their tasting room is open seasonally, Friday through Sunday, noon - 5:00pm.
Eaglemount Wine & Cider • 360-732-4084
1893 South Jacob Miller Road, Port Townsend
Eaglemount makes their hard ciders from heirloom apples and delicious wines from premium grapes from small Eastern Washington vineyards.They are now located at the Palindrome, a beautiful iconoc estate at the edge of Port Townsend. The tasting room is open Friday through Sunday, noon - 5:00pm.
Fairwinds Winery • 360-385-6899
1984 Hastings Avenue West, Port Townsend
Fairwinds Winery relies on some of the best growers in the Yakima Valley to provide top quality fruit which is hand picked, transported to the winery, and then fermented in small, highly monitored lots and made into award winning wines. The tasting room is open daily from noon - 5:00pm (Memorial Day through Labor Day) and Friday through Sunday, noon - 5:00pm (September through May).
Finnriver Farm & Cidery • 360-732-4337
124 Center Road Road, Chimacum* (about 10 minutes from Chevy Chase)
This is lovely tasting room space with a pavilion and a large field filled with lawn games and orchards to wander through. They have rotating food trucks and a lively entertainment calendar in the summer. This is one of our absolute favorite spots to visit in the area.Open Daily.

Lullaby Winery • 509-386-1324
274 Otto Street, Suite S, Port Townsend
Lullaby is a winery producing a very limited quantity of wines from selected vineyards in Walla Walla and other great areas in Eastern Washington. The tasting room is open Saturday and Sunday from noon - 5:00pm.

Marrowstone Vineyards • 360-385-9608
423 Meade Road, Norland,WA
Visit Marrowstone Vineyards and experience a winery surrounded by flowers, a gorgeous setting on a hill overlooking Puget Sound, Whidbey Island, and the Cascade Mountains, and a tasting room and upstairs gallery featuring local art. Open Wednesday through Sunday, noon - 5:00pm.
Port Townsend Brewing Company • 360-385-9967
330 C 10th Street, Port Townsend (in Boat Haven)
Tasting room and beer-garden is a favorite local hangout. Excellent beer (brewed by Joanna’s husband!) and peanuts. Open daily, noon to 7ish. They often have live music outdoors in the beer garden in the summer. Open later on weekends. (21+)
Port Townsend Vineyards • 360-344-2129
2640 West Sims Way, Port Townsend (winery and tasting room)
215 Taylor Street, Port Townsend (downtown tasting room).
A new winery that supports sustainable, low intervention wine making and offers two unique tasting room experiences. Delicious wines in two lovely spaces. Open Sun-Thurs, noon-5pm; Friday, noon-8pm; Saturday, noon-6pm.
Propolis Brewing • 360-344-2129
2457 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend
The newest addition to the PT Brewing Scene! Propolis crafts seasonally based herbal ales inspired by the farmnhouse tradition of Belgium and France. Their intimate and lovely tasting room with indoor and outdoor seating is open Friday through Sunday, 2pm - 9am.
Sorensen Cellars • 360-379-6416
274 Otto Street, Port Townsend
Established in 1998, Sorenson Cellars is a small family winery dedicated to the limited production of premium wines at affordable pricing.
Open noon-5pm daily (summer months) and Fri-Sun (March-Nov.)

 

WHERE DO WE GO TO FIND LOCAL GOODIES & SPECIALTY FOODS?

Port Townsend Farmer’s Market (April– Dec)
Uptown, on the corner of Tyler & Lawrence streets
Saturdays from 9:30am-2:00pm (April– Dec)
Wednesdays from 3:30pm-6:30pm (mid-June - Sept)
This is one of the best Farmer’s Markets around - named the "2011 WA State Market of the Year!" Be sure to stop by for live music, local produce, eggs, meat, cheese, baked goods, and various local artists. It is the perfect spot to wander, graze and soak in the local flavor or do some serious shopping. We love our Farmer's Market!
The Food Co-op • 360-385-2883
414 Kearny (just off Sims way past Chase bank)
Our Food Coop has a wonderful selection of local produce and baked-goods, an excellent bulk section, and a good deli. It is open to everyone, but if you belong to another food co-op be sure to show your card for the discount.
The Chimacum Corner Farmstand • 360-732-0107
9122 Rhody Drive, Chimacum
This sweet little farmstand is a rural grocery featuring food grown or produced in the fertile valleys of the Olympic Peninsula. It is the perfect spot to pick up some tasty local provisions to enjoy while staying in the cabins. The Chimacum Farmer's Market happens Sundays from 10-2 (May - Oct) in their parking lot as well.
Mt. Townsend Creamery • 360-379-0895
338 Sherman Street (off Sims Way), Port Townsend
A delicious artisan creamery and local treasure, selling their own award-winning cheeses along with a good selection of other cheeses, charcuterie, crackers, chocolates and condiments. You can also watch the cheesemaking process while visiting. Their cheese is also available at the PT Food Co-op and the Farmer’s Market. Open Wednesday - Friday, 11:00am - 6pm; Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm.
The Wine Seller • 360-385-7673
1010 Water Street, Port Townsend
"The small town wine shop with the big city selection." Experience personal, friendly, knowledgeable service and competitive prices in a very user-friendly atmosphere. Joe Euro has been operating his shop since 1982 and is a beloved wine connoisseur in the Port Townsend community. He shares his vast wine knowledge without any wine snobbery, and can recommend the perfect $9 bottle or the best $90 bottle, depending on your budget. Open daily, 10:30am - 7:30pm.

 

WHERE DO WE GO TO GET PAMPERED?

Soak On The Sound • 360-385-4100
242 Monroe Street, Port Townsend
Soak on the Sound features private and community salt water soaking tubs, Finnish steam sauna, therapeutic massage, and specialty retail. Reservations for soaking tubs and advanced appointments for massage are strongly recommended. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11am to 5 pm. (closed Monday).

Glow Natural Skin Care • 360-821-1718
244 Monroe Street, Port Townsend
Glow offers skin care and body exfoliation for health and beauty, as well as pampering and therapeutic massages for both men and women. Open by appointment.
Face of Grace Pure Skin Care • 360-385-9294
633 Water Street, Port Townsend
Truly pamper yourself with an unbelievable facial treatment focused on comfort, relaxation and rejuvination. Julie is a true local treasure who creates a customized and memorable experience. Open every day but Sunday, by appointment.

 

WHAT WOULD WE DO IN AND AROUND PORT TOWNSEND?

The Rose Theatre • 360-385-1089
235 Taylor Street, Port Townsend
If you are in the mood to catch a flick, the Rose is one of the Northwest’s great little movie theatres. It has delicious popcorn with a plethora of topping options and always has a couple of great shows playing.

The Wheel-in Motor Theatre • 360-385-0859 (seasonal)
210 Theatre Road, Port Townsend
Operating since 1953 and one of only five drive-in movie theatres left in Washington State, the Wheel-in Motor Theatre is a fun throw-back experience for the whole family. Movies show after dusk and often include a family friendly option. Call or visit their website for movie times.

LARRY SCOTT
MEMORIAL TRAIL
The Larry Scott Memorial Trail
This is a wonderful, well-groomed trail that travels eight miles from the waterfront in Port Townsend to the southern trailhead which is just down the road past Chevy Chase. It is perfect for walking, jogging, dog exercising and biking. Eventually it will connect with the Olympic Discovery Trail and will go all the way to Neah Bay! Parking areas in Boat Haven (Port Townsend), Cape George Road (midpoint) or at the intersection of South Discovery Road and Milo Curry road (just up the road from Chevy Chase.)
Fort Worden State Park
Fort Worden State Park overflows with places of interest to visit, study and explore. The gun batteries, or “bunkers,” were the heart and purpose of the fort and fill the hillside above the main fort grounds. The park also has over two miles of shoreline on Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Point Wilson is the dividing line between these two bodies of water, and gives the park two distinct beaches.
Fort Flagler State Park
Located eight miles northeast of Hadlock on the northern tip of Marrowstone Island. Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th-century-established military fort.
H.J. Carroll Park
9884 Rhody Drive (Hwy 19), Chimacum, WA
A great new addition to our county park system with event pavilions, walking paths, a stone labyrinth maze, basketball courts, picnic and grill area, playground, BMX track, disc golf and athletic fields.
Discovery Bay Golf Club • 360-385-0704 (across the street from Chevy Chase)
7401 Cape George Road, Port Townsend
The Discovery Bay Golf Club is the Pacific Northwest’s oldest public course. The course boasts commanding views of Discovery Bay, Mount Baker and the Olympics. Play this 18-hole, 6,753 yard, par 72 course year round. Full facilities, including a driving range, putting green, club and cart rentals.
Chetzemoka Park
Jackson and Blaine Streets off of Monroe Street in Port Townsend
This idyllic 5+ acre park, located on the hillside overlooking Admiralty Inlet, has a commanding view of the Cascade Mountains. It is a perfect spot for an afternoon picnic, a stroll through the gardens, or adventure on the swing set. The park boasts beautiful flower gardens, a tropical water garden, picnic areas and shelter, and play equipment. There is also access to the park's beach and extensive tidelands. Adjacent to the park is an informal, fenced off-leash dog park.
Centrum • 360-385-3102
223 Battery Way (in Fort Worden), Port Townsend
Centrum is a gathering place for artists and creative thinkers from around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds, and audiences seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Centrum hosts a wealth of workshops, festivals, concerts, readings, lectures and conferences. Centrum events are held in the 1200-seat McCurdy Pavilion--a renovated WWI-era balloon hangar, in the 300-seat Joseph F. Wheeler Theater, and in various venues in downtown Port Townsend.

 

WHAT WOULD WE DO WITH KIDS?

Port Townsend Marine Science Center • 360-385-5582
532 Battery Way, Port Townsend (in Fort Worden State Park)
The Marine Exhibit off the pier has touch pools and aquariams where kids can explore and learn about the diverse fish and invertebrates living below the surface in Port Townsend Bay and Admirality Inlet. A small but sweet space that is a hit with kids and adults alike. There is also a revolving Natural History Exhibit across the street. Hours vary according to season, we recommend checking their website for details.

Port Townsend Aero Museum • 360-379-5244
Jefferson County International Airport: 105 Airport Road, Port Townsend
This is a fabulous little surprise of a museum tucked in at our airport. Kids and adults alike will be captivated by the amazing collection of antique and classic aircraft, many of which are still regularly flown (which is very cool when you see how old some of these planes are!). Open Wed-Sun from 9am-4pm. $10 adults/$6 kids.

Port Townsend Public Library • 360-385-3180
1220 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend
A sweet local library with a nice kids section and fun storytimes for toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Playgrounds, parks and beaches!
There are so many sweet little parks in and around Port Townsend. Many are listed above, but you can find the full listing HERE. We love the playgrounds at Chetzemoka (there are two, seek out the giant tire swing!), and in Uptown outside the Rec Center off Lawrence Street. There also a small but sweet park and grassy area right downtown by the Maritime Center - the perfect place for little ones to run off energy after a scoop at Elevated Ice Cream. Fort Worden is amazing for exploring - bring flashlights and go deep into the bunkers. If you want a change of scene from our lovely little beach on Discovery Bay, our favorites are North Beach and the beaches at Fort Worden.

 

WHERE WOULD WE GO FOR AN ALL-DAY ADVENTURE?

Dungeness Spit
The longest natural sand spit in the United States, the Dungeness Spit extends 5 miles out into the Straight of Juan de Fuca. It is located just north of Sequim. The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, a key staging area for over 200 species of birds, encompasses the spit. Occasionally marine mammals, including Orca whales, are seen here. Sometimes harbor seals haul out and pup on the protected beach. The 631-acre refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk with access limited by foot or horseback only. Pets are not allowed.
Mount Townsend Hike or Snowshoe Adventure (trailhead access from Quilcene)
One of the most hiked summits in the Olympics with easy access, a long hiking season, and unparalleled views of the Puget Sound and eastern half of the Olympics. This is a moderately challenging hike with large elevation gain. Spectacular wildflowers in the Spring, snoeshoeing in the winter, and sweeping views year-round (on a clear day) make this an excellent choice for a close-by hike.
The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail
Discover the Olympic Peninsula through a new looking glass - the Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail! The Trail is diverse, and takes a wide variety of transportation modes, including paved/wheelchair accessible pathways, Forest Service Roads, a Scenic Byway and forested trails. Pick and choose the waterfalls to visit based on your time and interest in adventure. Chevy Chase Beach Cabin is a good launching point for quite a few of the 24 waterfalls on the list.
Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge is the most easily accessible and popular entry to they Olympics. It is 5,230 feet above sea level and provides spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. On a clear day you can see Victoria. There are great hiking opportunities for all, from level paved paths to steeper and more strenuous trails, and you're likely to run into many deer and other wild animals along the way. Even if you're not a hiker, it's worth the drive up here for the views from the lodge. From the snow-capped peaks to the wooded valleys and fields of wildflowers, there is beauty all around. Winter snow play, cross-country, and downhill skiing are also popular here, though winter storms with winds that can exceed 100 mph make keeping the area open for winter recreation a challenge. Call (360) 565-3131 for road status. Dogs are not allowed on the trails.
Puget Sound Express Whale Watching Tours • 360-385-5288
The PS Express offers half and full-day whale-watching excursions May through September. The daylong cruise offers orca watching with an onboard naturalist, and a tour of the San Juan Islands with a visit to Friday Harbor for lunch. The half-day cruise speeds out to find the whales and zips you back again.

Bloedel Reserve • 206.842.7631 (call or check website for hours)
7571 N.E. Dolphin Drive, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Bloedel Reserve is a 150 acre forest garden on Bainbridge Island. Whether you are a first-time visitor, or know the grounds like the back of your hand, a walk through Bloedel Reserve doesn’t disappoint. The New York Times called it “one of this country’s most original and ambitious gardens.” Bloedel’s twelve distinct gardens range from a bird marsh teeming with life, to a velvety-soft moss garden, to an award-winning Japanese garden and guest house. It’s an ever-changing landscape, and each visit brings surprises as you witness nature unfolding right before your eyes. It is worth the one-hour drive, and there are lots other adventures and good eating to explore on Bainbridge Island.

Victoria, BC
The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria boasts many beautiful historic buildings and some of the most fascinating museums in Western Canada. Victoria enjoys some of the country's most exhilarating scenery: there is an ocean or mountain vista around every corner. You can walk on the ferry from Port Angeles (an hour away) and spend a full day eating delicious food, enjoying the many parks, historic buildings and museums, visiting the beautiful gardens, and then come back from the big city in the evening to your cozy cabin at Chevy Chase. The Black Ball Ferry Line/MV Coho leaves a few times a day, though their schedule is variable between the seasons. Don't forget your passport!
 
 

 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 


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