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.
Bleedingham: Bellingham’s Horror Film Fest
October 24th, 2016 by Lorraine Wilde
Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, way more than Christmas, and its never been about the candy. To me, Halloween is about becoming someone else for just one night, in your home made costume, running around silly in the darkness, and sharing that love of all things spooky with your friends and neighbors. Whatcom […]
Discovering Whatcom Falls Park with Kids
October 17th, 2016 by Hilary Parker
If family or friends come to visit from out of town, itâ€™s a good chance weâ€™ll take them to visit Whatcom Falls Park in Bellingham. The falls are beautiful year-round, and never fail to impress visitors. The parkâ€™s namesake is something to behold. The falls are especially magnificent after the winter rains have started and […]
Lynden’s Jansen Art Center is a Hub of Creativity
October 17th, 2016 by Lauren Kramer
There is an artists’ Mecca in Lynden, WA where ceramicists chat amiably as they mold they crafts on the pottery wheels, jewellery instructors teach new students how to make metal earrings, bracelets and rings, dancers pirouette in the dance studio and those with a passion for fibre arts weave intricate, beautiful designs in the Loom […]
Tour of the Bellingham Bay to Baker Trail with Mayor Linville
October 12th, 2016 by Todd Elsworth
I can’t keep a secret. So, when I heard the exciting news that our Mayor was going to speak at Sunset Pond about about the soft opening of the next segment of the Bellingham BAY to BAKER trail, I had to share.Â Thank you to our fair city’s Nicole Oliver, for her words (and map […]