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Port Townsend Travel Guide

The scenic coastal town of Port Townsend is found in Jefferson County, Washington. Located at the tip of the Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend is loved for its beautiful surroundings and maritime history. The town boasts historic streets and Victorian buildings, with boutiques and quaint shops on Water Street, as well as art galleries and farmer’s markets. There are a lot of great eateries too, with everything from cafés to fine dining restaurants. For a vacation, set sail to Port Townsend.

Things to Do in Port Townsend

Fort Worden State Park is a favorite place to learn about military history and enjoy beautiful surroundings -- there are 2.1 miles of sandy beaches, as well as high bluffs for views out to sea. The park also has anti-aircraft gun emplacements, abandoned bunkers and officer’s quarters to visit.

Elsewhere, the Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum is a must-visit for history buffs, as well as the Point Wilson Lighthouse. To learn more about the coastal ecosystems, make your way to the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

Best Time to Visit Port Townsend

The best time to vacation in Port Townsend is during the summer months (May to September) for warm weather.

Price and Availability in Port Townsend

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Port Townsend is in February, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Port Townsend is in the high season in August. Port Townsend has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Port Townsend tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Port Townsend tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Port Townsend

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Port Townsend. The hottest month in Port Townsend is May, when temperatures peak at 88 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 18 ˚F. The wettest month in Port Townsend is April with 2.89 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.02 inches of rain.

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