Gig Harbor Vacation Rentals on Kitsap Peninsula and Puget Sound
Gig Harbor vacation rentals are five miles from Tacoma, over the Narrows Bridge in Washington State. This location places Gig Harbor house rentals on Kitsap Peninsula and Puget Sound. The closest airport to Gig Harbor waterfront rentals is SeaTac (Seattle-Tacoma) International. It takes over an hour to drive from the airport to Gig Harbor through Tacoma. It is also more than an hour by ferry from Seattle to Kitsap Peninsula.
Running Through Historical Accounts by Gig Harbor Vacation Rentals
Gig Harbor is well known for its bay front shops and shipping district. The town was started in 1841 after being discovered by the Wilkes Expedition. Members of the group were seeking shelter on the island from a particularly nasty storm. Since the early days, this small village has been a haven for fishermen. Commercial fishing boats and pleasure cruisers dock at Gig Harbor Marina throughout the summer. In fact, you could take your boat up the coast of Washington to Gig Harbor vacation rentals if you so desired.
Gig Harbor House Rentals Will Give You Beautiful Views of Mount Rainer
You have a myriad of choices when it comes to
Gig Harbor house rentals
and their amenities. Many of the Gig Harbor waterfront rentals offer the best views of Mount Rainer and the sound. You will be closer to town in the waterfront rentals, as opposed to some of the other Gig Harbor vacation rentals. Gig Harbor is larger than it first appears, when you consider half the land is on the inside of Highway 16. There is a number of homes and apartments near the bank, grocery store, and other shopping areas.
Gig Harbor Waterfront Rentals Are Close to Finholm’s Market
The downtown waterfront section of Gig Harbor can be seen in five minutes, when you drive from Gig Harbor house rentals. A few tourist type shops with souvenirs run along Main Street, as well as a boat business and restaurants. At night, you can enjoy a meal at the marina bar as you watch boaters come in for the day. Scuba diving, Gig Harbor Historical Society Museum, and Finholm’s Market make up the activities and attractions near Gig Harbor waterfront rentals.
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