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.
Craft Beer Adventures on the Bellingham Tap Trail
March 2nd, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Like a¬†bourbon-barrel-aged stout that’s been put away for a few years, Bellingham’s craft beer scene just keeps getting better and better! I¬†hate to repeat the oft-repeated line, “Bellingham is the next Bend,” but I just did. Yes, Bend is about the same size, population-wise, as Bellingham (82,000-ish) and supports 19 breweries; so if that’s our […]
Puddle Jump to Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve
February 23rd, 2015 by Todd Elsworth
Northwest of Ferndale, you can get out to the shoreline at Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve and look due east across the Straight of Georgia at British Columbia’s Galiano Island. Looking south over the Alden Bank you will see the San Juan and Lummi Islands in the distance. The reserve is a Whatcom County Park that […]