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 Tuesday-Saturday from 11am to 3pm.
We are happy to be of assistance on your journey.
Dance and Theatre with Kuntz and Company in Bellingham
October 16th, 2017 by Lorraine Wilde
I have to admit it. I’m a big fan of the pieces created by Pam Kuntz, founder and Artistic Director of the professional dance company,Â Kuntz and CompanyÂ based in Bellingham, WA. Each theatrical dance piece she creates tells a story that I relate to–that everyone can relate to. Whether the theme of the work is Aspergerâ€™s […]
Best Bets for Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Bellingham and Whatcom County
October 16th, 2017 by Hilary Parker
Parents, you know the struggle: Sometimes you just donâ€™t want to cook dinner, but going out can be a hassle, especially if your little eaters arenâ€™t satisfied for some reason. (Which could be anything at all!) Fortunately, many restaurants â€śget itâ€ť â€“ and make sure to cater to kids in some way, while being a […]
5 Fall Beers in Bellingham
October 12th, 2017 by Brandon Fralic
With the return of sweater weather in Bellingham, some of the best beers of the year are once again upon us. No, Iâ€™m not talking about pumpkin spice ales. Think fest biers, brewed to celebrate Oktoberfest. Consider the harvest ales and lagers that only autumn can bring. And donâ€™t forget my favorite fall seasonals: […]
Explore Hands-on Art at Mindport in Bellingham
October 12th, 2017 by Lorraine Wilde
If you’ve ever been disappointed about not being able to touch the exhibits in a museum or art gallery, MindportÂ is for you. This eclectic interactive science and art gallery in downtown Bellingham, WA is an extravaganza of original hands-on art found nowhere else. Not just for kids, Mindport encourages the curious and the young at […]