Poulsbo is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington, United States of America. Poulsbo is the fourth largest city of the county and is situated in Liberty Bay. With a number of almost 10.000 residents and an area of 3.8 square miles, Poulsbo is an important suburb of Seattle. Poulsbo was founded in the 1880s by a Norwegian immigrant called Jorgen Eliason. A lot of Scandinavian immigrants live in the city thanks to its similarity to the cities from their countries. I. M. Moe was the one that named the city in 1886, after the Norwegian village where he grew up. Poulsbo translates as "Paul's place". Until World War II, the main language spoken in Poulsbo was Norwegian, after that, the population tripled thanks to the workers of a naval shipyard and in present, English is the main language.
Top Attractions within Poulsbo
Suquamish Museum is the best history museum you can visit while in Poulsbo. The museum depicts the history of the Native Americans that lived in the area. Great guided tours are available daily and you can shop for souvenirs in the small shop inside it.
Frank Raab Park is located downtown Poulsbo. It has a running trail and a walking track, but great picnic areas are also available here. If you will eat in this wonderful park, you will also have the opportunity to admire the scenic views of Poulsbo. The park has a dog-friendly area.
Of Sea and Shore Museum studies natural history and is the only museum of this kind in Poulsbo. Mollusks are the hot topic of this Poulsbo attraction. Inside this museum you can admire the largest private shell collection in the country and from the souvenirs shop you can buy shells for yourself.
Mor Mor Bistro is an upscale restaurant of Poulsbo. The fancy restaurant offers delicious food in a great ambient. The lobster ravioli is the best thing to try in this Poulsbo bistro.