Sea Lion Sunrise in Tacoma

Apparently no one told the sea lions that folks in Tacoma like to sleep in on Saturdays… hard to complain about this view though… Taken on November 25, 2017 with IPhone 7, touched up a bit in Premiere Pro and titles with After Effects.

Dash Point Park and Pier – Tacoma WA

Dash Point Park and Pier – Tacoma Washington Video overview of Dash Point Park One of my favorite little spots to frequent in the south sound is the Dash Point Park and Pier in NE Tacoma. This cute condensed beach and pier is sometimes referred to as the “Lobster Shop Beach”, because the restaurant by …

State Of The Art Costco Coming to Bonney Lake!

State Of The Art Costco Coming to Bonney Lake! Big things are happening for the residents of Bonney Lake, the second Costco in East Pierce County is close to opening up its membership-only doors by next summer. The next closest location is currently in Puyallup. Located on what used to be the Washington State University …

Finholm View Climb provides an excellent view of Gig Harbor

Finholm View Climb in Gig Harbor The Finholm View Climb provides an excellent view of Gig Harbor, complete with panoramic views of Mount Rainier and the Gig Harbor Marina. Yet sadly, many people in the area don’t know about this little local treasure because it’s tucked in the back of parking lot across from Anthony’s …

LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma

LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma The LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma is one of the coolest places in Washington to see historic cars. If you love history, cars, or both, this museum is a great way to enjoy an afternoon in the south Puget Sound! Roll up your sleeves, because this museum is anything but …

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 Note: The summer 2017 Summer Sounds concert series has now ended… we will post the 2018 Summer Sounds at Skansie Park schedule in a separate post as soon as it is released. This is usually posted in the early spring. Hope to see you then! If you love fun, …

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 …