Discover a selection of 481 vacation rentals in Gig Harbor, WA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $157 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Gig Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Gig Harbor

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gig Harbor. Travelers like the shopping, boating and restaurants in this romantic and welcoming city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

From waterfront charm to water-soaked forests

The historic Gig Harbor waterfront is chock-full of boutiques and restaurants to charm even the most jaded visitor. Nearby you'll find countless state and city parks where you can stretch your legs and enjoy some fresh air. If you're up for venturing a bit further afield, the stunning rainforests of Olympic National Forest are about an hour away. The young and young-at-heart will enjoy a visit to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. If you're more into engineering than animals, you'll love the views of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge from Tacoma Narrow Park.


Seasonal weather in Gig Harbor

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 63°F.

Natural features

A watery wonderland of rainforests and wildlife

From seafarers to land lovers, a Gig Harbor vacation rental has something for everyone. Nestled on a bay of the same name, the town offers premium access to the beaches and marine wildlife sanctuaries of Puget Sound. For a close encounter with a different kind of wildlife, explore the trails of the surrounding forests, hills, and parks. If you really need to disconnect, you're in luck -- the lush rainforests of Olympic National Forest offer a truly unique change of scenery. Just bring a raincoat because you can't dodge all the drips.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Gig Harbor

The nearest airport is in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Gig Harbor?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Gig Harbor:

  • "Peaceful Dash Point Cottage - Panoramic Water And Mountain Views" is a popular choice. Around 7 miles from Gig Harbor, it has 3 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities, including lowered locks and nearby museums.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "North Tacoma Large Remodelled Home Close To Ups". Located around 5 miles from the heart of Gig Harbor, it has 4 bedrooms and comes with free toiletries and a nearby zoo.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Gig Harbor vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Gig Harbor?

For a memorable experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Gig Harbor. Be warned though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of thes mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Take a couple of days off to recharge at "Beautiful Northwest Lodging - Mountainside Chalet "tiny House". Located in Packwood, towels and a fireplace are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "S. S. Journey - Tiny Home - At The Farm". Situated in Buckley, this wee gem comes with off-street parking options and a TV.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Gig Harbor?

Yes, you can! From simple hideaways to luxurious escapes, Vrbo has a broad range of log cabins to rent in or around Gig Harbor. If you're the adventurous type, check out:

  • "Real Log Cabin 1 Bedroom And Loft": This is the ideal base to experience the exciting outdoor activities this region has to offer, including cross-country skiing and sledding.
  • "The Log Cabin At Rainier Lodge - 0. 4 Miles To Mt. Rainier Entrance": Spend your much needed break enjoying all the conveniences of this log cabin. When it's time to get active, sledding and snowmobiling are some fun things to do.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Gig Harbor?

If you've been busier than an ant in a picnic basket, you deserve a break for a few blissful days. Clock off early on Friday and head to one of these weekend getaways in or near Gig Harbor:

  • "20% Rate Drop For Winter @ The Beach" is perfect for a couple of days of R&R. It comes with useful amenities, such as a hair dryer and a fridge, and is located 10 miles to the west of Gig Harbor.
  • Alternatively, cram a few clothes into a suitcase and enjoy a mini break at "Two Bedroom Cottage In The Heart Of Proctor Neighborhood". This sought-after property is about 6 miles southeast of Gig Harbor and features a hair dryer and a nearby zoo.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Gig Harbor?

Absolutely. If you want a small but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the middle of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Gig Harbor:

  • One of our top picks is "20% Rate Drop For Winter @ The Beach". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to a nearby beach and air conditioning.
  • Another cool rental is "Harbor House - An Enchanting Guesthouse In Downtown Gig Harbor". Don't let its modest size fool you — this cozy apartment is packed with useful amenities like a balcony, a restaurant dining guide and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Gig Harbor?

From funky studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are some of our favorite picks in and around Gig Harbor:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "Rivers Edge A River Front Cabin With Majestic Mountain View’s" is a great choice. It's not far from the center of Gig Harbor, so you'll be near all the best attractions.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights at "Area Favorite Stunning Creek - Front Cabin". This comfy, conveniently located property makes exploring the sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Gig Harbor?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to spice up your love life. Whisk your other half off for a couple of days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Gig Harbor:

  • Put on some soothing music and kick back together at "Peaceful Dash Point Cottage - Panoramic Water And Mountain Views". Around 7 miles from Gig Harbor, this property has all you need for a couple's weekend away, including a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Another place where you can spend a few idyllic days together is "North Tacoma Large Remodelled Home Close To Ups". Located 5 miles from Gig Harbor, a nearby bay and beauty services add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Gig Harbor?

Share your trip and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with your best friends or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Gig Harbor:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "New - Amazing Lighthouse Beach Waterfront Homes". Up to 14 people can stay at this property which has 7 bedrooms, a firepit and a kitchen. This group getaway is around 1 mile to the southeast of Gig Harbor.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favorite folks to "Haven By The Harbor - In The Middle Of The Woods Yet 10 Minute Walk To The Harbor" and fill the place with laughter and love. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the north of central Gig Harbor. It's crammed with features to keep large groups comfortable and content, including a kitchen and a garden.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Gig Harbor?

Nothing screams good times like a pool. Dig out your unicorn floatie and browse these rental houses in or near Gig Harbor that come with this added perk:

  • Welcome to "Charming Puget Sound/mt Rainier View House", where your highest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a travel crib and cable/satellite TV services help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Waterfront Retreat Vacation House In Gig Harbor". Along with an invigorating pool, make use of a nearby bay and a barbecue grill.

Gig Harbor has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 50 ºF and 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Gig Harbor vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Gig Harbor?

A family get-together should be one to remember. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Gig Harbor offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "North Tacoma Large Remodelled Home Close To Ups", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests. This escape is located 5 miles to the southeast of Gig Harbor and comes with amenities such as childrens activities and a garden.
  • "Grand Del Mar Chateau" also has the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This rental is around 4 miles to the north of central Gig Harbor and accommodates as many as 10 guests in its 7 bedrooms. A living room and a separate dining area will help keep everyone comfortable.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions around the area, you're spoiled for choice. Puyallup Fairgrounds, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium and Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village promise lots of fun for all the crew.