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.
In Search of Unique Jewelry in Fairhaven
August 24th, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Shopping in the Historic Fairhaven District of Bellingham is the perfect activity for a sunny summer afternoonâ€”or anytime of year, for that matter. I always head there when I need a special gift for a friend (and sometimes that friend is me!). Â What I love the most is that the shops and galleries of Fairhaven […]
See the Sights around Squalicum Creek Park in Bellingham
August 17th, 2015 by Todd Elsworth
The grass is starting to fill in at the new Squalicum Creek Park in North Bellingham, though the signs politely ask to “Keep Off the Grass”. This park has become the secret hot spot for people from the nearby Bellingham Neighborhoods of Birchwood & Columbia. I’ve talked with Southsiders who were excited to have made […]