7 days in Gig Harbor & Tacoma Itinerary

7 days in Gig Harbor & Tacoma Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington State sightseeing planner

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Gig Harbor
— 3 nights
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Tacoma
— 3 nights

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Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor ©
Gig Harbor is the name of both a bay on Puget Sound and a city on its shore in Pierce County, Washington, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gig Harbor: Wolf Haven International (in Tenino), Bainbridge Island (Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bloedel Reserve, &more) and Little Creek Casino (in Shelton). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Cushman Trail, sample the fine beverages at Heritage Distilling Company, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll around Skansie Brothers Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gig Harbor trip builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Gig Harbor. In April, daytime highs in Gig Harbor are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tacoma.

Things to do in Gig Harbor

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art ©
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

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Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, then explore the world behind art at Tacoma Art Museum, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Point Defiance Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Washington State Capitol, then explore the engaging exhibits at Hands On Children's Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Tacoma road trip website.

Tacoma is very close to Gig Harbor. In April in Tacoma, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Tacoma

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Point Defiance Park ©
Point Defiance Park
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium ©
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass