Beautiful Bainbridge Island
It's Island time! Bainbridge Island is located at the center of the amazing Pacific Northwest. As a suburb of Seattle, there are unlimited employment opportunities just a 35 minute ferry ride away. Bainbridge is more than just another suburb. The Island offers a small town alternative to city living. Our ferry also links us to the cultural, educational and recreational opportunities of Seattle as well as the skiing, hiking and other opportunities of the Cascade Mountain range and Eastern Washington. Or maybe you would rather drive West an hour to the Olympic National Park and its hiking, camping and recreational possibilities.
Even though the Island is approximately 12 miles long and 6 miles wide, the City of Bainbridge Island (COBI) possess well over 20,000 residents.The community embraces education, the arts and humanities, and well-rounded lifestyles.
Bainbridge is a sophisticated yet relaxed environment. A charming, self-contained community, meeting and exceeding the day-to-day cultural, commercial and recreational needs of its residents and visitors.The Island attracts a very diverse range of interests. There are so many ways to re-create; hiking, biking, fishing, golf, and boating, to mention a few. Artists flock here. Bainbridge is home to over 200 published authors and there are a myriad of art galleries on the Island.
As an island located in the middle of Puget Sound, boaters have the best inland waterway cruising in the world and competitive sailing from the club level to Olympic caliber at their doorstep. Consequently, this special has attracted bright, energetic, enterprising and independent citizens to its shore.
The Island is immersed in history but residents and businesses enjoy the benefits of a 21st-century lifestyle. The community focuses on quality of life with programs for kids, preserving green space throughout the Island as well as making sure they limit growth. The Bainbridge Parks & Recreation district are instumental in maintaining the Island's open feel.
Whether you visit for a day, week or month. You'll be allured by the beauty and feel of amazing Bainbridge Island!