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.
What’s New at BelleWood Acres? Friday Fish Fry, Farm Tunes and Old Fashioneds!
July 30th, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
BelleWood Acres near Lynden is a hopping spot year round, with activities centered around the farm calendarâ€”apples, pears, cider and pumpkins in the fall, apple blossoms in the spring and weddings galore in the summer. Luckily, the offerings from BelleWood’s on-site distillery are always inÂ season, soÂ weÂ who enjoy high quality gin, vodka, liqueurs and cocktails can […]
The Gates are Open to Bellingham’s New Waterfront Trail
July 27th, 2015 by Todd Elsworth
You can start from the Hotel Bellwether and take the new Waterfront Trail to wind around the old Georgia-Pacific ASB (Aeration Stabilization Basin) Pond for great views of Bellingham Bay and the islands on the horizon to the south. The route provides an accessible trail from Bellwether Way to the ASB breakwater with hidden beach […]