Island Info

The Schools

The Schools

Bainbridge Island is a great place to raise a family, and the island’s amazing schools (both public and private) are a big reason why. Click Here to learn more information about the schools on Bainbridge Island from GreatSchools.org.

The Ferry

The Ferry

Escaping to Bainbridge Island begins with a scenic journey across the Puget Sound. Many Islanders who commute to work in Seattle and beyond make this short 35 minute voyage on a daily basis.

Daily Sailing Schedule – click here

Buy WSF tickets – click here

Learn more about the Washington State Ferries – click here

Read about the first ferry trip – click here

The Island

The Island

Scenic vistas of Mt Rainier and the Olympics, wooded trails, hidden coves, magical beaches, and idyllic parks make for a natural setting unlike any other. Here are a few of our favorite places to explore on the island.

Battle Point Park – An amazing park with something for everyone.  Learn More

Bloedel Reserve – An inspiring public garden.  Learn More

The Community

The Community

Bainbridge Island is home to a vibrant community of artists, creators, businesspeople, and dreamers. Many local events make this island of ours so special. Here are a few of the annual events that should not be missed!

Caspar Babypants Family Concert – March 10, 2018

Bainbridge in Bloom – June 2-3, 2018

Rotary Auction – June 30, 2018

Bainbridge Island Review – Calendar of Events

Winslow Way

Winslow Way

Winslow Way is “Main Street” for downtown Bainbridge Island. Here you will find a wide array of local stores, markets, restaurants and artisans selling their wares. Explore some of our favorite shops online (links below), check out the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association and be sure to visit in person!

Blackbird Bakery – Features delicious coffee, muffins and treats. Learn More

Eagle Harbor Books Co. – Established in 1970, this is a locally-owned and proudly independent bookstore home to a large community of authors and discriminating readers. Learn More

BI Links & Resources

BI Links and Resources

Bainbridge Island is one of the gems of the Pacific Northwest, offering the comfort of a smaller community within close proximity of a world-class city.  Residents embrace the town’s rural roots, but enjoy the easy access to downtown Seattle via a relaxing 35-minute ferry ride.  Schools are ranked among the best in the state, and recreational opportunities abound.  Come see what all the fuss is about.

City of Bainbridge Island
Chamber of Commerce
Bainbridge Island Parks & Rec
Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council
Island Guide to Walking, Cycling & Paddling
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association