From world-class healthcare to school districts and transportation, Pierce County is a great place to live. The county has a unique combination of urban and rural areas create the perfect place to call home. Typically, the Pacific Northwest is known for rain. However, the temperate climate of Pierce County only averages 39.9 inches of rainfall a year (less than New York). Exceptional academic institutions and learning experiences can be found in Pierce County. The county has 17 school districts, 300 schools, and seven colleges and universities. You’ll be able to where you need to go. Pierce County Ferry, Amtrak, and Pierce Transit are just a few more examples of the convenient transportation systems available.
–Pierce County website
“Located on Puget Sound in Washington State, King County is home to more than 2 million people, making it the 13th most-populous county in the nation. Stretching from the Cascade Range to the Salish Sea, King County covers more than 2,100 square miles of territory, encompassing urban cities, suburban areas, rural farmland and undeveloped natural lands including mountains, forests, and waterways.”
– King County social media
The Kitsap Peninsula is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and many opportunities to enjoy safe and healthy outdoor recreational activities all year round. This county has thousands of acres of forested lands, open spaces, wildlife, and birding habitat to be enjoyed year-round. Like fine food? Craft-beer making is sweeping the country, and the state of Washington is a leader in this taste revolution. Kitsap Peninsula is home to some of the finest craft brewers in Washington state. The Kitsap Peninsula region includes cities, communities, mini-stops, port districts, businesses, and hundreds of miles of shoreline. In and around the county, there are lots of places of special interest and mini-stops along scenic waterfront routes or backcountry roads that offer glimpses into what makes this region so special.
–Visit Kitsap website