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Things to do, places to see and good food to eat in and around Gig Harbor, Washington.

Things To Do in Gig Harbor

There are a wide variety of things to do in Gig Harbor, from the downtown fishing village shopping area, to parks, golf courses, boating, hiking, museums, restaurants, paddleboard and kayak rentals and more.

Ask us for a list of area attractions upon your arrival!


Point Fosdick Antique Airplane Hanger

'A facility dedicated to the history and celebration of civilian aircraft'.

The antique airplane hangar is a type of living museum that features a collection of antique airplanes, motorcycles, and cars. It offers guided tours or free walking tours, community events, public speakers and aviation movies. It is located at the Tacoma Narrows Airport within walking distance from Narrows Aviation.

Address: 1108 26th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Phone: (253) 255-5319
Drive Time: 0 minutes (Located right here at KTIW.)


Uptown Gig Harbor

Uptown Gig Harbor features a mix of national retailers along with local merchants offering the latest fashions, intriguing gifts, décor and artwork. From fine dining to quick take out and cafes, there are many options for the hungry at Uptown. The state-of-the-art Galaxy Theatre brings the latest movies to Gig Harbor as well as serving as the venue to the annual Gig Harbor Film Festival. Uptown hosts events throughout the year, such as the Gig Harbor Beer Festival, Summer Concert Series and Over the Narrows Annual Car show.

Address: 4701 Point Fosdick Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Drive Time: 8 minutes (2.7 miles)


Madrona Links Golf Course

The famous Madrona Links includes a fully stocked pro shop, a banquet facility, and a fine dining restaurant and lounge.

Madrona Links golf course was designed and built by Mr. Ken Tyson in 1978. His goal was to cater to all golfers by creating a fun and user friendly course. Madrona Links was one of the best kept secrets in the Gig Harbor area until our greens became famously known as some of the best in the area. Madrona prides itself on four club atmosphere where our course and greens are always well manicured and groomed for your golfing pleasure

Address: 3604 22nd Ave NW, Gig Harbor 98335
Phone: (253) 851-5193
Drive Time: 7 minutes (3.7 miles)


Skansie Brothers Park on the Gig Harbor Waterfront

This waterfront green space hosts community events such as a seasonal farmers market on Thursdays, Summer Concert series on Tuesday nights, and outdoor movie nights.

Amenities include the Historic Skansie Brothers House, Historic Skansie Brothers Netshed, scenic views, a small grassy area, on-street parking, a covered pavilion and a Welcome Plaza complete with restrooms, showers and more.

Address: 3211 Harborview Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Phone: (253) 851-6170
Drive Time: 9 minutes (3.4 miles)


Gig Harbor Kayak & Boat Rentals

The ultimate water experience offering single kayak and paddle board rentals and tandem kayaks for 2hrs or all day. Including 18' Duffy Electronic Boats for 2hr cruise rentals. Located in the heart of Downtown Gig Harbor only a 5min walk north of Skansie Brothers Park and Netshed. (Check website or call for season opening and hours).

Address:8205 Dorotich St, Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Phone: (253) 358-3491
Drive Time: 11 minutes (5.7 miles)

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