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Bainbridge Island: Where Seattle goes to calm down
Bainbridge Island: Where Seattle goes to calm down

Bainbridge Island, 35 minutes by ferry from the Seattle waterfront, is an escape from city grit. For locals, the island (population 23,196) is a haven for affluent commuters. For visitors, it's an easy day trip with 30 miles of trails, seven wineries and -- as this "A Minute Away" video below shows -- plenty of boats and boat folk. Once the ferry has pulled into Eagle Harbor, it's an easy walk up (perhaps a quarter of a mile) Olympic Drive Southeast to Winslow Way East, the main drag of the tiny town of Winslow. There the diversions begin with the curvy Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East; [206] 842-4451), which opened in June 2013 and...

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