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.
Our main Visitor Center at I-5 Exit 253, 904 Potter St. in Bellingham is open 9am to 5pm.(Pacific Standard Time, excluding major holidays).
Our downtown Bellingham Info Center at 1306 Commercial Street is open Monday-Saturday. 11am to 3pm during the winter months.
We are happy to be of assistance on your journey.
Where Are Your Favorite Ice Cream Shops in Whatcom County?
July 20th, 2016 by Hilary Parker
Itâ€™s summertime, and that means ice cream. As a sweet treat, my family has made finding new places in Bellingham and Whatcom County to get our scoop on and try new flavors something of a game. Itâ€™s a wonderful addition to our other explorations around the county. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. […]
Locally Made Ice Cream in Whatcom County
July 20th, 2016 by Lauren Kramer
As the weather warms up, thereâ€™s no better way to celebrate summer than with a great cone of ice cream. Somehow, nothing says â€śSummer!â€ť like ice cream, a treat we love watching our kids enjoy and one that never gets boring or old. Whatcom County is home to three expert, locally-sourced, ice cream makers, so […]
Top Five Things to Do in Blaine, WA
July 18th, 2016 by Lauren Kramer
If youâ€™ve breezed through the City of Blaine, WA which sits on the doorstep of the US-Canadian border at the Peace Arch and Pacific Highway border crossings, youâ€™ve likely seen it as a quiet place with not much in the way of excitement. Donâ€™t be fooled by your first impressions, though. Linger a little longer […]
Paint the town Raspberry Red at Lyndenâ€™s Northwest Raspberry Festival
July 11th, 2016 by Lauren Kramer
If you love raspberries, youâ€™ll want to soak up the festivities at the annual Northwest Raspberry Festival, which will be held on Front Street in downtown Lynden, WA July 15-16 2016. The celebration has been a Lynden tradition for 19 years, starting as a humble sidewalk sale back in 1997. This year it features two […]