Known as the most picturesque harbor in the Northwest, Gig Harbor is an easily accessible, relaxing destination with lots to see and do. Gig Harbor offers waterfront and uptown shopping, fine and casual dining, and overnight lodging in small to mid-size inns and bed and breakfasts. Yachting is big here with private marinas and a public boat dock. Kayak, paddleboard and boat rentals are available, as are harbor boat tours.
The community’s fishing village heritage is evidenced at the Harbor History Museum and public landmarks. Several top golf courses including Chambers Bay and Gold Mountain are a short drive away, while trails, parks and charming neighborhoods invite walking and cycling. Delightful festivals and inspiring events add to the mix.
Gig Harbor is located 23 miles from Seattle via the Bremerton ferry and 15 miles from downtown Tacoma. Seattle Tacoma International Airport is 45 minutes away, and Portland International is three and a half hours. Tacoma Narrows Airport is located in Gig Harbor.
For additional visitor information on Gig Harbor, Washington’s Maritime City, please access www.gigharborguide.com.