The City of Port Orchard, WA
The city of Port Orchard is located in the state of Washington in Kitsap County and has a population of 8,017 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Port Orchard is Seattle, approximately 21 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Port Orchard, including KFC - Port Orchard, Bay Street Grill and Bar, Capitol Palace Restaurant, Jj's On the Bay and Le Garmache Cafe and Catering. For a larger selection of Port Orchard restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Port Orchard Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Ladley Links Golf Course, Grow's Vineyard Greens (Closed For Renovation), Horseshoe Lake Golf Course, Village Greens Golf Course and USS Turner Joy Museum Ship. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Port Orchard please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Port Orchard:
- Bremerton National Airport (PWT)
- Kenmore Air Harbor Airport (KEH)
- Poulsbo Airport (PUL)
- Seattle - Tacoma Intl. Airport (SEA)
- Seattle Lake Union Airport (LKE)
- Tacoma Narrows Airport (TIW)
Port Orchard, Washington Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Port Orchard experiences an average high temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 7.54 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Port Orchard with daytime temperatures averaging 74 degrees in the summer, and 46 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Port Orchard to receive an average of 7.89 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1.3 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 101 degrees in the summer and as low as 7 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Port Orchard should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 59 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
Port Orchard, Washington Attractions
1Alki Beach - Seattle,
Alki Beach Park is a 135.9-acre park located in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that consists of the Elliott Bay beach between Alki Point and Duwamish Head. It has a half-mile of beachfront, and was the first public salt-water bathing beach on the west coast of the United States.
2Allenmore Public Golf Course - Tacoma,
The Allenmore Public Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Pierce County Washington. Built in 1916, this Tacoma course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 253-627-7211. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2125 S Cedar St, Tacoma, WA 98405
3Arthur Foss (tugboat) - Seattle,
The Arthur Foss, built in 1889, is one of the oldest wooden-hulled tugboats afloat in the US. In 1898, in response to the Alaskan gold rush, she transported barges full of gold seeking miners and supplies up the Inside Passage. There are no other Alaskan Gold Rush vessels still operating today. She was cast by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio to play in its 1933 production Tugboat Annie. In World War II, Arthur Foss journeyed south to join the war effort.
4Ballinger Lakes Golf Course - Mountlake Terrace,
The Ballinger Lakes Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Snohomish County Washington. Built in 1958, this Mountlake Terrace course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 425-775-6467. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 23000 Lakeview Dr, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
5Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion - University of Washington - Seattle,
Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, commonly known as Hec Ed, is an indoor arena on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, the home of the Washington Huskies of the Pacific 10 Conference. Originally opened in 1927, the brick venue is home to the UW men's and women's basketball programs, as well as the women's volleyball and gymnastics teams. The current seating capacity of Hec Ed is 10,000 for basketball.
6Bellevue Arts Museum - Bellevue,
The Bellevue Arts Museum traces its roots back to street fair art in 1947. After several temporary locations, it moved to the third floor of Bellevue Square, a large shopping center in the center of downtown Bellevue, Washington in 1983. In 2001 the museum finally moved into its own building.
7Bellevue Botanical Garden - Bellevue,
Bellevue Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, Washington. It is open daily; admission is free.
8Bellevue Municipal Golf Course - Bellevue,
The Bellevue Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in King County Washington. Built in 1968, this Bellevue course designed by David W. Kent is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 425-452-7250. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 5500 140th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98005
9Bigelow House Museum - Olympia,
The Bigelow House, which is also referred to as the Bigelow House Museum, is a historic house museum located at 918 Glass Avenue Northeast in the Bigelow Neighborhood of Olympia, Washington. Built by Daniel Bigelow in the 1850s, the house was designed in the Carpenter Gothic style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
10Bloedel Reserve - Bainbridge Island,
The Bloedel Reserve is a 150-acre forest garden on Bainbridge Island, Washington in the US, made by the vice-chairman of a lumber company, under the influence of the conservation movement and oriental philosophy. Prentice and Virginia Bloedel wished to 'capture the essence of the Japanese garden - the qualities of naturalness, subtlety, reverence, tranquility - and construct a Western expression of it'. Although the Reserve includes a traditional Japanese garden, the Bloedels' approach for the rest of the property stands in contrast to that of 'Japanese gardens' which achieve their effects through the use of ornament.
Port Orchard, Washington Hotels
10Baymont Inn And Suites Bremerton/silverdale, Wa
5640 Kitsap Way
Bremerton, WA 98312
Port Orchard, Washington Restaurants
This is a list of Port Orchard Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Japanese Restaurants, Thai Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Port Orchard Articles
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Published October 6, 2010
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