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.
Artifacts Wine Bar and Wine Shop in Downtown Bellingham’s Arts District
May 23rd, 2016 by Teresa Schmidt
On the corner of Grand Ave. and Flora St. in Downtown Bellingham is a little jewel of a wine bar. Artifacts Wine Bar combines a stellar location at the Whatcom Museum’s LightcatcherÂ Building, with a wide selection of wines to taste by the glass, bottles to go (at reasonable prices!), a cozy atmosphere, delicious nibbles, and […]
SKI to SEA Kicks Off Summer Race Season in Bellingham
May 16th, 2016 by Todd Elsworth
Each weekend in and around Bellingham there is inevitably a raceÂ or some fun outdoors event that brings the community and visitors together to enjoy sports and our recreational bounty. The “Grand Daddy” of them all is the iconic SKI to SEA Race. The team relay race starts at the Mount Baker Ski Area and finishes […]
Tree Frog Night Inn: Secluded Getaway Minutes Outside of Bellingham
May 16th, 2016 by Hilary Parker
In this installment of the â€śFamily Funâ€ť blog, itâ€™s mom and dad having all the fun with an overnight staycation to the Tree Frog Night Inn in Bellingham – a nature getaway designed with an eco flair and featuring the work of nationally recognized artists. With our blended family of five kids, the grown ups […]
Where to Enjoy Drinks Outdoors in Bellingham and Whatcom County
May 9th, 2016 by Teresa Schmidt
With the fine spring weather we’ve had in our amazing corner of the world, it’s no wonder that just about everyone wants to spend as much time as possible outdoors. And when drinks with friends, graduation celebrations or family reunionsÂ are on your calendar, you’ll be prepared with this list ofÂ the best placesÂ to drink outside in […]