Bellingham, Whatcom County Welcomes You!
Visit Bellingham, Washington for a fun getaway filled with magnificent scenery, a culture of outdoor recreation, Western Washington University, the Alaska Ferry, the Canadian border, Mt. Baker, the Salish Sea, local food, spirits, art and music.
These are all part of the genuine Bellingham Experience. We encourage you to simply Be in Bellingham and our surrounding Whatcom County.
This site is loaded with travel info including lodging, restaurants, things to do, local businesses, resources and insider advice for a personal visit, group convention, or general community information.
We are Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism, a local non-profit association dedicated to serving visitors. Our main Visitor Center at I-5 Exit 253, 904 Potter St. in Bellingham is open 9am to 5pm daily (Pacific Standard Time, excluding major holidays). Our downtown Bellingham Info Center at 1306 Commercial St. is open Mon-Sat. 11am to 3pm. We are happy to be of assistance on your journey.
Bellingham’s BIG Mountain Bike Race – “The Enduro”
October 12th, 2015 by Todd Elsworth
Bellingham, WA, is a Mountain Bike Mecca in the Northwest. Or as our Mayor Kelli said last week, “Why not be the Mountain Bike Capital of the World?!” Well, we’re working on it for sure. But that’s a whole other can of worms! Back to bikes. On Saturday, October 17th at Larrabee State Park you […]
It’s a Good Time to Visit Bellingham’s Used Bookstores
October 12th, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Whatcom CountyÂ is a book lover’s dream. We have a great library system, plenty of bookstores and a culture that celebrates reading at every age. And now, we have access to a unique art exhibit featuringâ€”you guessed itâ€”books. Through January 3, 2016, the Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher Building will be home toÂ Unhinged: Book Art on the Cutting […]