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.
Downtown Bellingham Happy Hour: Cafe Akroteri is a Hidden Gem
May 22nd, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Sometimes, the best happy hours pop up in unexpected places. They’re the hidden gems of the cocktail world, and it’s my job to tell you about them (lucky me). For months, my friend had been suggestingÂ that I check out the happy hour at Cafe Akroteri, which is located in the middle of everything on Cornwall […]
Where to Buy Outdoor Gear in Bellingham WA
May 18th, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Whatcom County is one of the best places in the Northwest (dare I say the earth?) to enjoy the outdoors. Not only is our naturalÂ environment beautiful, but it’s also accessible, thanks to the efforts of countless men and women who have worked tirelessly to protect and set aside public lands, trails and waters for our […]