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.
Lots of Laughter at Ryan Stiles’ Upfront Theatre
September 26th, 2016 by Lorraine Wilde
I have a warm spot in my heart for Bellingham’s Upfront Theatre. It may sound clichÃ©, but the time I’ve spent at this little theater has changed my life. Owned by famed Whose Line is it Anyway?Â actor, producer, and comedian, Ryan Stiles, this 100-seat cabaret-style venue features quality improvisational acting performances born directly from the […]
In Bellingham, a Beer Week is Ten Days Long
September 26th, 2016 by Brandon Fralic
Another year, another Bellingham Beer Week (BBW) in the books. 2016 was a milestone for the annual celebration, marking a lustrum of beer-centric events promoting our local breweries. Attending BBW has become a tradition for my partner and me â€” as predictable as dressing up for Halloween and frequenting Boomers during Boomuary. The dates go […]
Bellingham SeaFeast Spotlights Bounty of Salish Sea and Bellingham Fishing History
September 19th, 2016 by Lauren Kramer
Whatcom County has a brand new festival to celebrate its seafood history. Bellingham SeaFeast will debut Sept 30-Oct 1, 2016 with events in Downtown Bellingham and Zuanich Park. Attendees will have an opportunity to eat, play and explore the Salish Sea bounty through boat rides, demonstrations, poetry, food and educational activities. Part of SeaFeast is […]
Hikes for Little Legs: Southside Bellingham strolls for your family
September 19th, 2016 by Hilary Parker
In my third installment of Hikes for Little Legs, I focus on treks in and around the Southside of Bellingham â€“ which for non-locals centers on the Fairhaven, South Hill and Edgemoor neighborhoods south of downtown. This collection of hikes is meant for younger kids in that nothing is too hilly or too long. The […]