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Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Gig Harbor

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Gig Harbor. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognised for its shopping, boating and restaurants. Museum of Glass and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Gig Harbor

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Gig Harbor has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Performance Golf Center (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Horseshoe Lake Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Foss Waterway Seaport (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Gig Harbor

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gig Harbor

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gig Harbor is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skansie Brothers Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Grandview Forest Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Crescent Creek Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • McCormick Forest Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Point Defiance Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Kopachuck State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Gig Harbor

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Gig Harbor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 395 holiday rentals around Gig Harbor. From 252 holiday houses to 44 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Gig Harbor is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gig Harbor?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gig Harbor:

  • Downtown: 416 holiday homes
  • Delridge: 50 holiday homes
  • Fremont: 192 holiday homes
  • West Seattle: 797 holiday homes
  • Green Lake: 256 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gig Harbor?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gig Harbor. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kopachuck State Park: 596 holiday rentals
  • Paradise Theatre: 798 holiday rentals
  • Performance Golf Center: 646 holiday rentals
  • Cushman Trail: 681 holiday rentals
  • Grandview Forest Park: 741 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gig Harbor listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gig Harbor?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 252 Houses in Gig Harbor. Our other popular types of Gig Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 48 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 48 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gig Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Gig Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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