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Puget Sound Magazine
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WATERFRONT TOWNS
& SEASIDE COMMUNITIES

Places to Stay by the Sea

Places to Dine by the Sea

Places to Gather by the Sea

Things to Do

Getting Around...

... Ferries

... Trains & Buses

... Local Air Travel

... Bike, RV & Car Rental

... Boat Rental

... Cruise Ships

Where to Live

About Puget Sound

For Boaters

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Getting Around the Puget Sound Region

There are many options for getting around the Puget Sound area. Thousands of miles of roads, bus lines, rail lines, and air routes make it easy to plan a quick and effortless getaway. This section of our magazine listings for land sea and air transportation companies.

FERRY ROUTES

The Pacific Northwest has collectively the largest passenger ferry system in the world. Ferries connect all the major islands in Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, and the inland waters of British Columbia. Ferry travel is a relaxing, convenient, and economical way to see the local sights.

COASTAL TRAINS & BUSES

It's easy to transit between the large metropolitan areas via bus or train. Here you will find companies offering Daily service between Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle, Everett, Bellingham, Bremerton, Vancouver, Anacortes, Port Angeles, Nanaimo and Victoria.

LOCAL & REGIONAL AIR TRAVEL

The fastest way to get around the islands of Puget Sound and British Columbia is by air. Here you will find many carriers offering flights to regional air fields and harbors. These short scenic flights soar over emerald inlets and pristine rocky coastlines.

PRIVATE ROAD TRANSPORTATION

Rural road routes are plentiful in the Puget Sound Region. Here you will find companies offering road transportation including bicycles, RV's, vans and car rentals.

BOAT RENTAL

Naturally with so much water around here, the most versatile transportation for visiting places along the shores of the Puget Sound Region is by boat. Boats can be rented or chartered in all the major ports.

CRUISE SHIPS

A number of major cruise lines call on ports in the Puget Sound region. Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria host ships that travel the inside passage to Alaska. Here you will find a list of major cruise lines that call on our local ports.




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