Seattle Day Trip: Bainbridge Island
Collected by Stephanie Perry, AFAR Local Expert
Just a short ferry ride away from Seattle, Bainbridge Island is a quaint, walkable destination with plenty of boutiques, bakeries, and waterview restaurants.
1011 Western Ave # 500, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
From the skyscrapers of downtown Seattle, you look out over Puget Sound. Beyond this arm of the sea, the snowcapped Olympic Mountains beckon. Few cities are as easy to escape from as Seattle. Get to the downtown ferry terminal, and you'll be on...
231 Parfitt Way SW, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA
After biking around the island, we stopped here for lunch on account of its stunning views and promising menu. The cucumber cocktail I had while waiting for a table on the patio was phenomenal and the sweet potato fries at lunch were divine. Great...
210 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA
Serving up coffee, pastries, soups and bread since 1999, Blackbird Bakery is a charming place to stop and relax when you need a break from exploring Bainbridge. The small cafe is light and bright, and features local art on the walls. Everything's...
139 Madrone Ln N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA
I consider myself to be a bit of an ice cream connoisseur, never passing up an opportunity to try something new - even in the sleet or snow. The cones (yes, I went twice in one day) from our trip to Bainbridge Island were some of the most fresh,...
278 Winslow Way E #107, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA
Know a furry friend who deserves a special treat? It doesn’t get any fancier than these lovely, lavish frosted dog “cookies” that look good enough for humans. Pets are welcome at B.I. Barkery, where they’ll get head scratches and free treats from...
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