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Tours

Enjoy our natural beauty from the air, our local history on foot, or our wildlife on the water. A variety of interesting tours are available in Bellingham and Whatcom County, and you don't need to explore on your own—find a trusty guide from our tour companies below!

A self-guided Downtown Bellingham Historic Walking Tour begins at the Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall building and provides a two mile route circling through the downtown core, making stops at 45 locations.

Printed tour booklets are available at the Bellingham Visitor Centers. The tour is also available as a mobile version for smartphones, which is a nice way to see the historic photos and hear the narration as you are walking. Click here to open the mobile walking tour version.

Other walking tours in Whatcom County include learning about pioneer life at Pioneer Park or Hovander Homestead Park in Ferndale. Commercial salmon fishing is explored at the Alaska Packers Association Museum on Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine.

Fairhaven distric in Bellingham has many artist's shops, so your stroll can feel like a tour as folks give you their history and show you their creations.

Some studio tours include Whatcom Artist Studio Tour, and Downtown Bellingham features Art Walks. Lummi Island is home to many artists, if you are lucky enough to hit one of their studio tour dates.

Explore By Land and By Sea

Want to go to all the best views? Want to experience biking, kayaking, hiking, sailing, flight, and more with a local expert? Get out in it! Whether you're whale watching or forest bathing, our local folks love to host you in our wonderland.

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Phone: 360-671-3990
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