The City of Gig Harbor, WA
The city of Gig Harbor is located in the state of Washington in Pierce County and has a population of 7,240 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Gig Harbor is Seattle, approximately 31 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Gig Harbor, including Burger King, Floatation Device Pub & Grill, Beach House at Purdy, Liquid Perfection and Dexter's Drive-In. For a larger selection of Gig Harbor restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gig Harbor Golf Courses, Museums and/or Zoos, including the Ladley Links Golf Course, Horseshoe Lake Golf Course, McCormick Woods Golf Course, Grow's Vineyard Greens (Closed For Renovation) and Madrona Links Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gig Harbor please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 7 airports are located in or near Gig Harbor:
- Bremerton National Airport (PWT)
- Kenmore Air Harbor Airport (KEH)
- Olympia Regional Airport (OLM)
- Poulsbo Airport (PUL)
- Seattle - Tacoma Intl. Airport (SEA)
- Seattle Lake Union Airport (LKE)
- Tacoma Narrows Airport (TIW)
Gig Harbor, Washington Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Gig Harbor experiences an average high temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 55 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.83 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Gig Harbor with daytime temperatures averaging 75 degrees in the summer, and 48 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gig Harbor to receive an average of 5.24 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1.04 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 94 degrees in the summer and as low as 6 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gig Harbor should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Gig Harbor, Washington Attractions
1Airport Golf Center - Tumwater,
The Airport Golf Center is a 9 hole public golf course in Thurston County Washington. Built in 1996, this Tumwater course designed by Bill Overdorf is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 360-786-8626. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 8080 Center St SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
2Alki Beach - Seattle,
Alki Beach Park is a 135.9-acre park located in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that consists of the Elliott Bay beach between Alki Point and Duwamish Head. It has a half-mile of beachfront, and was the first public salt-water bathing beach on the west coast of the United States.
3Allenmore Public Golf Course - Tacoma,
The Allenmore Public Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Pierce County Washington. Built in 1916, this Tacoma course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 253-627-7211. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2125 S Cedar St, Tacoma, WA 98405
4Arthur Foss (tugboat) - Seattle,
The Arthur Foss, built in 1889, is one of the oldest wooden-hulled tugboats afloat in the US. In 1898, in response to the Alaskan gold rush, she transported barges full of gold seeking miners and supplies up the Inside Passage. There are no other Alaskan Gold Rush vessels still operating today. She was cast by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio to play in its 1933 production Tugboat Annie. In World War II, Arthur Foss journeyed south to join the war effort.
5Ballinger Lakes Golf Course - Mountlake Terrace,
The Ballinger Lakes Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Snohomish County Washington. Built in 1958, this Mountlake Terrace course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 425-775-6467. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 23000 Lakeview Dr, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
6Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion - University of Washington - Seattle,
Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, commonly known as Hec Ed, is an indoor arena on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, the home of the Washington Huskies of the Pacific 10 Conference. Originally opened in 1927, the brick venue is home to the UW men's and women's basketball programs, as well as the women's volleyball and gymnastics teams. The current seating capacity of Hec Ed is 10,000 for basketball.
7Bellevue Arts Museum - Bellevue,
The Bellevue Arts Museum traces its roots back to street fair art in 1947. After several temporary locations, it moved to the third floor of Bellevue Square, a large shopping center in the center of downtown Bellevue, Washington in 1983. In 2001 the museum finally moved into its own building.
8Bellevue Botanical Garden - Bellevue,
Bellevue Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, Washington. It is open daily; admission is free.
9Bellevue Municipal Golf Course - Bellevue,
The Bellevue Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in King County Washington. Built in 1968, this Bellevue course designed by David W. Kent is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 425-452-7250. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 5500 140th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98005
10Bigelow House Museum - Olympia,
The Bigelow House, which is also referred to as the Bigelow House Museum, is a historic house museum located at 918 Glass Avenue Northeast in the Bigelow Neighborhood of Olympia, Washington. Built by Daniel Bigelow in the 1850s, the house was designed in the Carpenter Gothic style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Gig Harbor, Washington Hotels
9Chinaberry Hill - 1889 Grand Victorian Inn And Cottage
302 Tacoma Avenue N
Tacoma, WA 98403-2737
Gig Harbor, Washington Restaurants
This is a list of Gig Harbor Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Delicatessens Retail. Happy Dining!
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