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 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (Pacific Standard Time, excluding major holidays). Our downtown Bellingham Info Center at 1306 Commercial St. is open Mon - Sat. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are happy to be of assistance on your journey.
Landing on your feet at Larrabee State Park
March 23rd, 2015 by Todd Elsworth
Getting to Larrabee State Park, just south of Bellingham, is half the fun. From Bellingham city limits, your choices are to either ride your bike, run or walk on the pedestrian friendly Interurban Trail or take the road, known as Chuckanut Drive. Once you arrive, you can choose to go up or down from this […]
Get Ready for Spring Gardening at Joe’s Gardens in Bellingham
March 23rd, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Get ready for a riot of color when you approach the entrance to Joe’s Gardens, a Bellingham landmark farm, produce stand and garden center that first opened in 1933. Joe’s Gardens offers a huge variety of high quality vegetable starts, herbs, flowers, bedding plants and basket stuffers. And the service can only be described as […]