PT Outdoors (Flagship Landing on Water St., 360/379-3608, www.ptoutdoors.com) has kayak lessons, rentals, and tours. A kayak with paddles and life vest will run you $45 for a half day’s use. The 133-foot, 1913 schooner Adventuress (360/379-0438, www.soundexp.org) sails on voyages of all lengths throughout the summer and fall. Rates range from a $40 day cruise up to $400 for a three-night San Juans cruise. The ship allows no smoking nor alcohol, and all meals are vegetarian.
Brisa Charters (360/376-3264, www.olympus.net/brisa_charters, $75 per person) offers day and sunset sails about the 45-foot Lapworth sloop, the Annie Too.
South of Port Townsend, Anderson Lake State Park (Anderson Lake Rd. and Hwy. 20) is an isolated lake surrounded by trees. No camping or swimming, but it’s a popular place to fish for cutthroat and rainbow trout, although toxic algae blooms in the lake have limited its use in the last few years.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition