Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Weekend in Gig Harbor, Washington

A snug hamlet on Puget Sound is known for its quiet bays, old-time ways, and killer views of Mt. Rainier.

Where to Eat & Drink in Gig Harbor

Where to Eat & Drink

Tides Tavern (left)
Remains the town’s landmark (and the winner of our 2010 Seafood Dives Best Fish-and-Chips award). 2925 Harborview Drive; or tidestavern.com.

Specializing in local fare like seared rockfish, Green.House has brought a fresh, organic flair to Gig Harbor’s Northwest cuisine scene. Sit at the bar and watch the chefs at work making more than 12 daily specials in the open kitchen. 4793 Point Fosdick Drive NW Suite #400; or greenhousegigharbor.com

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