Day Trips Near Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor is a day trippers dream! We’re an ideally located starting point for short road trips to explore the outdoor and indoor joys of Western Washington. There are a variety of ways to enjoy the outdoors; golfing, fishing, hiking, boating, and much more. 

If you’re in the mood for indoor activities you can satisfy your thirst for history and take in a museum, attend a play or concert, or try your luck at one of several casinos. There are so many things to do...all within an easy day trip from Gig Harbor. Go ahead, add a day or two to your stay in Gig won’t be able to see it all, but you can try!


Admiral Theatre The Admiral Theatre was renovated a few years ago and known for its outstanding acoustics and architecture. It has a rich local history and can hold up to 500 people on its main floor.

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Gig Harbor boasts a range of international standard casinos:

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Gig Harbor is a golfer's paradise with many varied courses:

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State Parks

Dash Point State Park Dash Point State Park is a 398-acre camping park with 3,301 feet of saltwater shoreline on Puget Sound. The beach provides unobstructed views of the Sound and excellent opportunities for sea-life study. 

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Breweries, Distilleries, & Wineries

We have a number of world class brewers and distillers in Gig Harbor, many of them offering tours:

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Zoos & Aquariums

Northwest Trek Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is a treasure for wildlife enthusiasts. This 725-acre park has a little bit of everything: lakes, trails, meadows and plenty of animals. Northwest Trek is home to more than 200 North American animals.

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Facebook Login Facebook Login: To make the login process easier we have a Facebook login button:

  1. Login to the Chamber Community Site with your username or e-mail and password.
  2. Next to your login profile image you will see the Facebook icon.
  3. Click on it to authorize the link between your accounts (once off).
  4. Next time you visit the Chamber Community Site all you need to do is click on the Facebook icon in the login panel and you're in.