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Nearby Cities and Towns
Anacortes, 40 miles
Birch Bay, 20 miles
Blaine, 22 miles
Deming, 15 miles
Ferndale, 10 miles
La Conner, 35 miles
Langley BC, 30 miles
Lummi Island, 20 miles
Maple Falls, 28 miles
Mount Vernon, 28 miles
Mountain View, 13 miles
Sedro Woolley, 26 miles

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Cities and Towns of Northwest Washington

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Northwest Washington Travel Region

Bellingham, Washington

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The thriving city of Bellingham, Washington is nestled on beautiful Bellingham Bay. Surrounded by lush, Pacific Northwest scenery, this city provides both visitors and residents with fine dining, cozy cafes, local artisans, recreational activities year round, and an abundance of shops. Located an hour from both Mount Baker Resort and Seattle, Bellingham provides a convenient, welcoming place for outdoor enthusiasts to use as their base camp. Bellingham also includes the community of Fairhaven. Once it's one town, this tiny community is alive with events, attractions, shopping, and dining. Be sure to visit the Fairhaven Historical District during your stay in Bellingham.

Finding Bellingham Lodging

Bellingham hosts visitors in lodging ranging from shaded camp grounds to cozy bed and breakfasts. Other options for lodging in Bellingham include hotels, motels, RV parks, and vacation rentals. Whether you are interested in a high rise hotel or a vacation rental to stay the week, Bellingham can provide you with the perfect lodging. Links to the left will lead you to the accommodations that will fit your needs.

Bellingham Attractions

Bellingham is alive with arts, culture, music, markets, shopping, dining, recreation, and theatre. Galleries throughout Bellingham host artists and their exhibits. During the summer months, local farmers and craftsman gather at the Bellingham Farmers market. See links to the left for further information on other Bellingham attractions.

Whatcom Community College, Bellingham Technical College, and Western Washington University call the City of Bellingham, "home." These educational institutions are magnets for attractions and activities. Western Washington University also boasts an impressive, extensive Outdoor Sculpture Collection. Since 1957, the university has been allocating construction budget money for the acquisition of different sculptures to be added to Western's exterior art collection. Be sure to explore the college and university events calendars to see what's happening on campus.

Getting to, and traveling in and around, Bellingham

Only a convenient hour drive from Seattle, Washington, Bellingham is easily accessible by ground or air. Bellingham International Airport is serviced by Horizon airlines. Many Bellingham residents use the convenient, reliable mass transit bus system to travel within the City of Bellingham, as well as, to and from Seattle.

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