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.
Packers Oyster Bar at Semiahmoo Resort is Perfect for Happy Hour
April 20th, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Start with a tasty beverage and something yummy¬†to nibble on.¬†Add copious amounts of sunshine, rocky beaches, mile-long¬†views¬†and bald eagles, and voila! You have a happy hour well worth the drive to Packers Oyster Bar‚ÄĒno matter where you’re starting from. Packers is located inside the¬†renovated Semiahmoo Resort, on Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine. While the view from […]
Hiking (or meandering) down the Maple Falls Creek Trail near Mt. Baker
April 20th, 2015 by Todd Elsworth
On the way up to Mount Baker, a popular pit stop is the budding community of Maple Falls. For all the times I’ve passed through, let alone stopped at Maple Fuels, for the car or myself, I had never meandered down to the elusive falls. My guide for the day was Rebecca Boonstra with the […]