Browns Point Lighthouse Beach

Browns Point Lighthouse Beach Children crying because it’s too hot outside? Dad wants to take the motorcycle for a spin? Mom just wants to read her book in the shade? Then grab your arm floaties and your fishing rod and head down to Brown’s Point park just southwest of Federal Way. This awesome park sits …

Point Defiance Park

Point Defiance Park Today we want to dive into an overview of Point Defiance Park in Tacoma. This large public park is nestled at the end of the scenic Ruston Way “Waterwalk” in the north end of Tacoma and is home to three of the city’s most popular destinations for families and large groups. History of …

Summer Sounds at Skansie 2017

Summer Sounds at Skansie Park 2017 If you love fun, music and free Gig Harbor events, then you’ll love Summer Sounds at Skansie! Every year, people from all over the community gather at Skansie Brothers Park in Gig Harbor to hear the best of local artists perform their music. This summer, we have another fantastic …

What County Is Gig Harbor In?

If you’re new to the area or looking to move to Gig Harbor, you might be wondering, “What county is Gig Harbor in?” Gig Harbor is in Pierce County, WA. The red outline in the map above shows the borders of Pierce County. As you can see, Pierce County also includes Tacoma and many smaller …

Commute Times from Gig Harbor

Looking for average commute times from Gig Harbor to other areas in the Puget Sound? See our quick list of popular commutes below. Note: (These may vary widely based on traffic, especially for longer commutes) Gig Harbor to Seattle Average Drive Time 46 minutes Average Public Transit Time 1 hour, 27 minutes (via the bus) Bike …

Hi there! We’re back well sort of…. we are looking for someone or many someone’s who would like to help us build up the site again.  If you have a interest in Anderson Island and would like to donate some time to help publish articles on events, people, and other interesting things happening on or …

Are you looking for a fun way to explore Anderson Island? Try the Anderson Island on Saturday September 7th. The scramble starts at 10am and you will have three hours to visit the checkpoints and get to the finish line. If you return late you will penalized for every minute you are late. Better not …

Building lots on Anderson Island are such a great value. You can (as of this post) pick up a building lot on Anderson Island for under $3,000 There are dozens of lots for sale that are value priced. The lots come with Electricity and Water available in the street. The lots also include access to …

It’s almost time for the annual Anderson Island Peak Season Ferry Rates to go into effect. Starting May 1, 2013 and lasting until October 1, 2013 Pierce County Ferry System will increase the rates collected to travel to Anderson Island. Here are the rate for the Anderson Island Ferry. Fares are for a round trip. …