An October 2004 trip
to Port Townsend by goldfield
Quote: Trip report and review of Worldmark at Discovery Bay, Port Townsend, Washington
Member Rating 4 out of 5 on April 5, 2005
WorldMark at Discovery Bay
141 Orcas Drive
Port Townsend, Washington 98368
We had several very good meals (mostly fish), including Zanadu, recommended by staff at the resort, and it was excellent. It’s next to a budget hotel on the road to Sequim, and we probably would not have even noticed it without their recommendation. The Three Crabs is a popular and casual place in Sequim that gets mixed reviews, but the $15 whole crab dinner was great. Finns in Port Townsend has very good food but is a little more expensive. Gig Harbor Café is a few miles from the resort and is casual, with good food.
Day trips included drives to the Hoh rain forest and to Neah Bay. The scenery on the way was beautiful, especially Lake Crescent. There are not many options for food (especially to Neah Bay), so pack a picnic lunch! We also enjoyed exploring Port Townsend and the shops, Wooden Boat Foundation, local museum, antiques shops, and Fort Worden State Park.
We took the ferry from Port Townsend to Keystone and then another ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The scenery was spectacular going to San Juan. We stayed at the Friday Harbor Suites which were advertised as ‘recently remodeled’ but they appear to have only done selective renovation. The condition of the room and other problems with the room were reported to the front desk, and they were apologetic and offered a discount on a future stay. Not highly recommended!
We spent two nights in Seattle at the Inn at the Market, which is right next to the Pike Place Market. It was a very nice hotel in a great location but a little pricey. We had a great dinner at Cutters Bayhouse, walking distance from the hotel.