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Bellingham and Whatcom County is full of fun things to do. Unique attractions range from minor league baseball to walking tours and motor sports. We also have many seasonal activities including water slides and the county fair.
Make your trip to Bellingham a home run by exploring the Farmer’s Market, Taylor Dock, mountain bike trails, the arts district and the waterfront, then catch a Bellingham Bells home baseball game at Joe Martin Field. See a ballgame on a Tuesday for $2 draft beers, bring a picnic blanket to spread out on the grass with friends and family, or sit up in the grandstands where the crowd energy is at the top of its class.
Want more info on Whatcom County Attractions?
- Mountain and Water Landmarks of Whatcom County near Bellingham
- Discover the San Juan Islands on a Small Ship Cruise out of Bellingham
- Hike Ladder Creek Falls in Newhalem, WA
- 3 Loop Hiking Trails at Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve
- View our Parks & Playgrounds, Hiking, Bicycling or Water Adventures page
Mindport features interactive exhibits designed and hand built by our staff and fine art installations that rotate through our public window display and our indoor galleries. Opportunities abound for discovery, learning and experimentation for visitors of all ages.
Accommodations in our comfortable lodges include three delicious meals made predominately with locally-sourced, organic ingredients, one optional nature activity exploring the beauty and wonder of North Cascades National Park. This is one of only two overnight accommodations inside the national park!
“The coolest place in town!” Offering opportunities to learn soccer, skating and/or hockey. Have a birthday party or join one of our camps. Watch a game with the Rapids and the Blazers. We have tons of fun and active possibilities.
Home to the annual fair each August. Venues available for your next event i.e. wedding, private parties, camping organizations, car shows and other events. Covered RV storage available during the winter months.
This vibrant Market is known for attracting large crowds to shop the 100 vendors that sell local produce and goods. This Market also offers special events such as our Chef in the Market series which showcases local chefs demonstrating their favorite recipes using market-fresh products.
Take a wilderness adventure into Bigfoot Country with your guides who have spent a lifetime exploring locations this elusive creature has been seen. Learn techniques to call one in, cast a wild animal track, use night vision to explore the forest at night, sit at a campfire drinking a hot beverage while your guides tell about a riveting first hand face-to-face encounter with a Bigfoot!…all this and more available on our evening, day and multi-day trips!
The exhibition features a selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures that spans David Syre’s artistic career so far, from one of his first works to the most recent large-scale canvases that show a complex mastery of painting techniques and visual translation of spiritual, personal and collective experiences.
With facilities that are typically 20,000-40,000 square feet of indoor jumping space, we can accommodate all ages and group sizes and offer activities that range from regular jumping to dodgeball, basketball dunking, fitness classes to competitive jumping, and parties for birthdays, group events, or just about any other type of event!
CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival presents an annual, four-day film festival in April dedicated to showcasing the exceptional films directed by women. The festival screens films, hosts educational panel discussions and Q&A sessions with directors and film industry professionals, presents a Script Studio and stages social events where filmmakers and audience members network. Other events during the year include a summer outdoor short film night.
“Welcome to Bellingham’s first virtual reality arcade! Over 70 titles! Open Late! Conveniently located downtown! 215 W. Holly St. (enter on Bay St.)
Secure a virtual reality station ahead by calling us or booking online.
“”It’s like nothing you ever experienced before!””‘
The Bellingham Bells are a summer collegiate baseball team that plays their home games at Joe Martin Field (located in the Civic Athletic Complex) from June-August. The Bells are focused on family friendly, affordable entertainment and creating lifetime memories through summer baseball.
A world class go kart track facility featuring kart rentals, kart racing, kart sales and lessons, birthday parties, bachelor parties & corporate events welcome, year round, open dawn to dusk, Tuesday to Sunday.
Come aboard for a unique sailing experience in the beautiful San Juan Islands. The 160 ft. classic tall ship Zodiac sets sail for overnight adventures throughout the summer and Friday night salmon dinner sails on Bellingham Bay.
Miniature World is a wonderful place for family and friends to enjoy a day of fun and adventures. Our three attractions are the 18-hole Miniature Golf Course, the Go-Kart Track, and the Miniature Train ride through 10 acres of forest.
San Juan Cruises offers a scenic whale watch cruise which includes lunch and a stop in Friday Harbor, sunset crab dinner cruises on the bay with spectacular views of the Chuckanut coastline, wine and beer tasting cruises, and customized adventures.