Thank you for your interest in Gig Harbor.  We hope the links and documents below will be helpful. You can also request a press kit and have hard copies of any of these materials mailed to you.  Media Inquiries please contact:

Karen Scott, Director, Tourism & Communications
City of Gig Harbor
253 853 3554 or

Recent Press Coverage:

Rainy Day: New Collar Delights, March 2015

Get away to historic Gig Harbor Washington and the Maritime Inn, March 2015

What to do in Gig Harbor, Washington, Travel Age West, February 2015

Fish, family, future. Salmon seiner continues family tradition out of Washington's Gig Harbor. National Fisherman March 2015

Sunset Magazine, Best of the Coast, February 2015

Coastal Living, Weekend in Gig Harbor, Washington, December 2014

Yachts International, The wonders of Washington's Puget Sound, December 2014

PacSafe Smart Traveler Blog, Must-See Best Small Towns June 2014

The Oregonian, Tacoma Pierce County to Emerge Seattle Shadow With Biggest Golf Event in Northwest May 2014

The Oregonian, Gig Harbor - Salty getaway across Puget Sound via Tacoma Narrows Bridge May 2014

The Boat Guy, Finding Gig Harbor, WA  Video April 2014       

The Group Travel Leader, You'll Dig Gig Harbor  February 2013

LA Times,  A Swell Time in Gig Harbor June 2012

Smithsonian Magazine May 2012, 20 Best Small Towns in America

Smithsonian Magazine May 2011, Your Kind of Town - Gig Harbor Washington

Coastal Living Magazine May 2011, Discover Gig Harbor
- A snug hamlet on Puget Sound is known for its quiet bays, old-time ways, and killer views of Mt Rainier