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 Tuesday-Saturday from 11am to 3pm.
We are happy to be of assistance on your journey.
Top Mother’s Day Activities in Bellingham
April 20th, 2017 by Annette
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017. Looking for gift ideas? Moms love to spend time with their families, so how about giving her a local experience? Here’s a list of great Mother’s Day Activities in Bellingham and Whatcom County. 1. Schooner Zodiac Mother’s Day Cruise, May 14, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. If Mom […]
Urban Adventure: Downtown Bellingham Geocaching with Kids
April 17th, 2017 by Hilary Parker
Geocaching, for the uninitiated, is like a treasure hunt where you find tiny treasures using a modern day map on your GPS device or smartphone. According to Geocaching.com, more than 2 million caches exist around the world, and 1,880 geocaches near Bellingham. The sizes, shapes and difficulty vary. Never having geocached, I turned to my […]
Get to Know the Bellingham Band: Baby Cakes
April 17th, 2017 by Lorraine Wilde
I’ve always been a fan of soul music. I’ve speculated that maybe I reincarnated from the previous generation because I love Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin more than any of the songs I listened to growing up in the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. In early 2015, I asked my friend immersed in Bellingham’sÂ local music scene […]
Your Guide to Bellingham Beer Week 2017
April 10th, 2017 by Brandon Fralic
Itâ€™s April, and Bellingham is bursting at the seams with beer buzz. Bellingham Beer Week 2017 takes place April 21 – 29! For those confused by Beer Weekâ€™s move to April (it was held in September for five years), read Tap Trailâ€™s explanation. The idea is to position our Beer Week neatly between other regional […]