Bainbridge Island, Washington
About Bainbridge Island: Bainbridge Island was named after Commodore William Bainbridge, commander of the USS Constitution in the war of 1812. Formerly a logging camp for its cedar trees for ship masts in the 19th century, Bainbridge Island can be reached via a 35-minute scenic ferry ride from Seattle. Visitors who want to discover the wonders about Bainbridge Island will find it one of the best places in the Puget Sound basin. The active participation of its citizens and their environmental conservation efforts has preserved the island’s pristine natural beauty since it was founded in 1871.