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.
Our main Visitor Center at I-5 Exit 253, 904 Potter St. in Bellingham is open 9am to 5pm.(Pacific Standard Time, excluding major holidays).
Our downtown Bellingham Info Center at 1306 Commercial Street is open Monday-Saturday. 11am to 3pm during the winter months.
We are happy to be of assistance on your journey.
Where to Eat Pizza In Bellingham
May 2nd, 2016 by Lauren Kramer
There are times you just want to sink your jaws into a hefty slice of pizza, feeling the rich cheesiness in your mouth and the satisfying comfort that comes with a decadent slice of good old Italian food. In Bellingham, there are options aplenty for unique, gourmet pizza, so before you reach for the usual […]
Top Mother’s Day Activities in Bellingham
May 1st, 2016 by Annette
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8, 2016. Looking for gift ideas? Moms love to spend time with their families, so how about giving her a local experience? Here’s a list of great Mother’s Day Activities in Bellingham and Whatcom County. 1. Schooner Zodiac Mother’s Day Cruise, May 8. If Mom loves the water, spend Mother’s […]
Hidden Family Fun in Bellingham: Big Rock Garden
April 25th, 2016 by Hilary Parker
Tucked away on a hill above Lake Whatcom, Big Rock Garden is the perfect family activity to connect kids with nature and art. The 2.5-acre park is a peaceful sanctuary among the evergreens, lovingly landscaped, yet still wild with native plants, and sculptures are carefully sited to harmonize the art with its surroundings. My kids, […]
Overflow Taps in Lynden is New Home for Craft Beer
April 25th, 2016 by Teresa Schmidt
Have you heard about the¬†newest craft beer taphouse in Whatcom County? It has¬†11 taps, a fantastic selection of craft brews, plus ciders and wine, and a lively¬†atmosphere, all presented¬†in a restored building, with¬†reclaimed wood on the fireplace, beautiful artwork on the walls and¬†a creative bike rack out front. And surprise! It’s not in Bellingham! (But […]