In anticipation of our September 2017 visit to Finnriver Cider, we are providing some recommendations for those who might want to make a day or weekend trip over to the peninsula!
Quimper Peninsula: Worth the Trip!
If you’re planning to join us on our Slow Food Seattle visit to Finnriver Cider, consider making a day or weekend out of it and enjoy all the delicious treats and beautiful sights Port Townsend and the Quimper Peninsula have to offer.
Here are a few recommendations to consider adding to your itinerary.
Camping is available at several parks nearby:
- Fort Worden (Port Townsend)
- Fort Flagler (Marrowstone Island)
- Fort Townsend (outside Port Townsend)
- Fort Casey (a ferry ride over to Whidbey)
Cider, wine, beer
- Alpenfire Cider
- Eaglemount Cider
- Propolis Brewing(seasonal herbal ales, often with wildcrafted ingredients)
- Port Townsend Vineyards
- Marrowstone Winery
- The Pourhouse(craft beer taproom, outdoor seating on the water, can order in food, bring in picnic)
Other food highlights
- Townsend Cheese
- Elevated Ice Cream(all house-made flavors)
- Waterfront Pizza (great place to grab a slice)
- Better Living through Coffee(fair trade organic coffee, right on the water with lovely views)
- Pippa’s Real Tea(great teas, scones, high tea available!)
- Port Townsend Food Co-op(a great co-op! Many local foods)
- Chimacum Farm Stand(packs many local delights in a small space)
- Saturday Port Townsend Farmers Market
- Sunday Chimacum Farmers Market
- The Rose Theater – offers both the big movies and independent/foreign films. Great concessions featuring local treats. Upstairs at the smaller Starlight Room, relax in velvet couches and order food from the Silverwater Cafe.
- Marine Science Center