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Gig Harbor Travel Guide

Gig Harbor is arguably Washington state’s prettiest harbor town. As the waves lap gently against the shore, the boats in the harbor bob up and down like wine corks, and the reflection of the sun glistens in the azure waters. The scenes here are truly breathtaking.

Things to Do in Gig Harbor

Hiking and enjoying the local scenery is one of the best things to do in Gig Harbor. Work those quads and embark on the Harborview Drive trail that leads you along a 1.5-mile route past the town’s most important monuments and historical sites. Starting at Old Ferry Landing Park, visit the Fisherman’s Memorial and the Harbor History Museum along your way. Try the much loved local recipe clam chowder at one of the waterfront restaurants, and then head to the docks to see the local sea life through Harbor Wildwatch’s interactive touch tanks.

Best Places to Stay in Gig Harbor

The best place to stay in Gig Harbor is downtown. From here, it is just a short walk to the harbor, and shops, while restaurants are just a stone's throw away.

Best Time to Visit Gig Harbor

The best time to visit Gig Harbor is between April and October. During this time, rainfall is at a minimum and temperatures are mild and pleasant.

Price and Availability Index in Gig Harbor

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Gig Harbor is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Gig Harbor is in the high season in July. Gig Harbor has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Gig Harbor tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Gig Harbor tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Gig Harbor

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Gig Harbor. The hottest month in Gig Harbor is July, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Gig Harbor is March with 9.24 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.23 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Gig Harbor

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Glamping Hub and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 314 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Gig Harbor, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Gig Harbor comes in at $21 per night. A typical accommodation in Gig Harbor costs on average $266 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Gig Harbor can pick from 192 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 28 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Gig Harbor? Then choose one of the 190 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 6 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 63 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Gig Harbor, including 121 places to stay from Airbnb, 63 accommodations from VRBO and 11 places to stay from Glamping Hub

203 of our accommodations in Gig Harbor have been reviewed and rated. 76% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 106 places to stay right now.

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