Port Ludlow is home to 26+ miles of walking trails, a 300-slip marina, an 18-hole golf course. In addition, a truly unique farm-to-table restaurant located within the Inn.

There is plenty to do, just ask to join any one of our 100+ clubs. Clubs include bird watching, photography, walking/jogging, pickleball and a performing arts club. Spend your days on the water with your kayak or paddle board or meet your neighbors for a game of tennis. No matter what you decide to partake in you’ll feel great knowing that you have decided to call Port Ludlow home.

When you’re not busy exploring your new town you can also choose to discover the Olympic Peninsula. One of the greatest benefits to Port Ludlow living is the access to our surrounding small towns and¬†national park.

Port Townsend is a 30 minute drive and full of specialty artisan shops, bakeries and restaurants. The Chimacum is 10 minutes away and boasts a variety of farm stands where you can pick up organic produce and grocery shop locally. The Kitsap Peninsula is located just over the Hood Canal Bridge. In Kitsap, you will find the historic town of Poulsbo with a movie theater, boutique shops and waterfront dining options.

Living in Port Ludlow is refreshing. It allows you the conveniences of modern day living while¬†escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. It seems only fitting that the entrance to the town can be reached via “Paradise Bay Road.”

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5 Reasons to Take a Walk

We’re so lucky in Port Ludlow to have the opportunity to exercise by walking on over 26 miles of maintained trails. Here are five reasons why walking outside is good for your mind, body, and spirit.

Why Living by the Water Makes us Happy

We’ve all experienced peace and happiness being near the water, but there is science behind why living near the water truly makes us happy.

5 Reasons Port Ludlow is one of the Best Places to Live

There are countless reasons why Port Ludlow is one of the best places to live. But we’ll just start with five…

Olympic Peninsula Rain Shadow

Port Ludlow is located within the Olympic Peninsula Rain Shadow. The Olympic Mountains serve as a barrier that protects the Olympic Peninsula from the majority of rain that moves into the Pacific Northwest.

Volunteer Opportunities

One of the best ways to familiarize yourself with your new community is by becoming a volunteer for a local organization.

Golf, Golf Course, Trees, Grass

Enjoy a round of championship golf at the Port Ludlow Golf Course

Hiking, Dog, Trail, Walk, Tree
Hiking & Biking

Explore Port Ludlow’s 26+ miles of maintained hiking & biking trails.

Kayak, Water, Port Ludlow, Sports
Kayaks & SUPs

Spend an afternoon on beautiful Ludlow Bay on a kayak or stand-up paddle board.

Concert, Singing, Outside, Summer
Community Events

From concerts at the dock, to outdoor movie night, to Wednesday Night Dinners at The Fireside, there are many local events to socialize with and meet your new neighbors.

Olympic National Park, Water, Forest, Tree
Olympic National Park

With access points to Olympic National Park just over an hour away, excursions to Lake Crescent and Hurricane Ridge, will become part of your weekend routine.

Cider, Wine, Taste, Farm, Tour
Cider & Wine

Experience the Olympic Peninsula’s three cideries all within 10 miles of each other located in Chimacum and Port Townsend.

Carrots, Produce, Kale, Vegetables, Farmer
Farmer's Markets

Enjoy the bounty of the local farms at Farmer’s Markets located in nearby Port Townsend, Chimacum, and Port Gamble.

Dining, Port Ludlow, Waterfront, Farm
Waterfront Dining

The Fireside, located at the Inn at Port Ludlow, is known for its daily dinner menu, extensive wine selection, and use of local produce, artisan meats and cheeses, and Pacific Northwest seafood.