So much to see and do in and around Gig Harbor that you'll just have to stay overnight

Whether you are here a day or a week- Gig Harbor will keep you occupied! Our unique position close to metroplitan centers - yet situated on a quiet, beautiful and historic peninsula - provides tour participants access to site-seeing, history, culture, dining, shopping and much more. All while enjoying first class, state of the art, locally-owned overnight lodging and facilities to serve their needs. Imagine yourself in Gig Harbor. Contact us for further details and advice on the following itineraries.

Opportunities Abound Itinerary - Indoors/Outdoors

  • Day One - Kayak the Harbor or tour the waterfront by SUP

    • Or get crafty with hands-on art projects (pottery painting, knitting and quilting) at local businesses such as Java & Clay or Nancy's Quilt Shop

  • Day Two - Try your hand at Duck Pin Bowling or Laser Tag at Ocean5

  • Day Three - Follow to your leisure, our "Sails, Ales & Happy Trails" map

    • Or venture to Mount Rainier National Park or Olympic National Park or any other beautiful and natural locations within a day's drive of Gig Harbor

Eat Your Heart Out in Gig Harbor Itinerary

Gig Harbor and the greater Peninsula area have access to some of the freshest ingredients and most talented chefs - a treat for your tastebuds!

  • Dine at one of our award winning restaurants!

History in the Harbor and Beyond Itinerary

Day One - Keep Gig Harbor as your home base and explore the region rich with history! Day One - Harbor History Museum Learn the history of the Peninsula and Gig Harbor. Immerse yourself in hands-on boat restoration and "voluntourism" projects

Day Two - Experience living history at Fort Nisqually, Point Defiance Park

  1. Travel North to Kitsap and historic Port Gamble
  2. Visit the Puget Sound Navy Museum in downtown Bremerton
  3. Take a short hop to the Bremerton Waterfront and tour the USS Turner Joy
  4. Cross the Hood Canal to visit the victorian-style charm of Port Townsend

Gig Harbor Ala Carte Itinerary

Add some fun to your Gig Harbor visit - below are suggestions to add to your visit!

  • Enjoy a day of fishing aboard The Three Ladies

  • Rent a kayak or boat and explore the harbor with Gig Harbor Rent-a-Boat

  • Book a half day or full day trip with the Gig Harbor Fly Shop

  • Drop by the Gig Harbor Sportsmans Club and test your archery and skeet-shooting skills

  • Sample a variety of Northwest and other regional wines at The Wine Studio

  • Visit the world famous Tides Tavern on the water for fish and chips and a beer!

  • Take a guided tour at low tide with a Harbor Wildwatch naturalist

  • Visit Escape Room for real life escape experience where you will be locked in and have to navigate and solve your way out of custom made, elaborately designed rooms with friends or like-minded individuals, and work together to escape.