Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism
The city of Bellingham and surrounding Whatcom county are nestled away in the northwest corner of Washington state - The area is perfect 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. Bellingham makes for a perfect base-camp when exploring majestic Mt. Baker, kayaking in the beautiful San Juan Islands or taking day-trips across the Canadian border - No matter the time of year, there is always something to do, see, or experience in and around Bellingham - Hiking, biking, whale watching, and a number of scenic drives, are just a few of the many spring & summer options - While the winter provides skiing, festivals, and Christmas shopping in the historic Fairhaven district
And the golf in Bellingham and surrounding areas might be the best kept secret in the state - No less than fourteen golf courses provide a range of golfing opportunities, from 18-hole championship layouts, to rural 9-hole, family friendly tracks, Bellingham and Whatcom county golf courses deliver the experience you seek
When traveling to the area, check out the Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism website (http://bellingham.org) They provide all the information you'll need to make your visit to the area easy and enjoyable - You can also visit their main Visitor Center at I-5 Exit 253, 904 Potter St. in Bellingham - It is open 9am to 5pm.(Pacific Standard Time, excluding major holidays). Or their downtown Bellingham Info Center at 1306 Commercial Street which is open Monday-Saturday. 11am to 3pm during the winter months.