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.
Ready to Run, Ride and Swim: Races for Kids and Families in Bellingham
April 13th, 2015 by Hilary Parker
Now that weâ€™re fully in spring mode, with longer, warmer days enticing us to play outside longer, many â€śbig peopleâ€ť are in training for Ski to Sea, other adventure races, 5ks, marathons, triathlons and whatever other â€śonsâ€ť happen to involve being active outdoors. Grown ups arenâ€™t the only ones who can participate in these […]
Shopping in Barkley Village, Bellingham
April 13th, 2015 by Teresa Schmidt
Barkley Village is a residential and commercial urban villageÂ within Bellingham, located just a few miles north of the city center. Residents of Barkley’sÂ manyÂ apartments and condos enjoy close-byÂ medical offices, financial institutions, personal services, a grocery store, IMAX movie theater and library, as well as some fun retail stores. Today, I’ll give you the Insider scoop onÂ three […]