Shopping: If there is one thing Bellingham Wa is known for in
Northwest Washington it is
Shopping. Bellingham draws visitors
from all over Whatcom County and British Columbia. The recent
parity of the US and Canadian dollar has made Bellingham a bargain
hunter's dream destination.
Museums And Galleries
Bellingham is home to the Historic Whatcom Old
City Hall Museum, American Museum of Radio and Electricity And
It's Famous Giant Tesla Electrical Coil,
Bellingham Railway Museum, and the Heritage Flight Museum.
Mount Baker Theatre (Haunted?)
Located in Downtown Bellingham, the Mount Baker
Theater is a national historical landmark presenting a wide
variety of professional productions, plays and concerts as well as
a host of other community performances. Built in 1929, the
Baker Theater has been hosting performances over 84 years
beginning with silent movies.
The theater has also gained some
notoriety in the paranormal world for its resident ghosts and other
strange happenings resulting it it being featured on the Ghost
Hunters program on the Sci-Fi Channel.
Cinemas 16 Screens / IMAX
is home to a brand new
Regal Cinema's 16 Screen Movieplex
IMAX theater. This beautiful new theater complex is conveniently
located in the Barkley Village. Show times And Schedules Vary.
REGAL BARKLEY VILLAGE 16 IMAX
3005 Cinema Place (Across From Haggens)
Bellingham, WA 98226 (360) 527-1320
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& Bars / Nightlife
out is one of your favorite things to do you are sure to enjoy
Bellingham's large variety of venues featuring just about every
type of food you could imagine. New-American, Greek, Mexican,
Thai, Chinese, Italian, and even a number of Asian and American
Style all-you-can- eat buffet restaurants.
Catch a live show or concert at the
Mount Baker Theater--also home to "Judy" the theater's
resident ghost profiled on the Sci-Fi channel's Ghost
Bellingham WA Hiking
Enjoy area trails and byways connecting many neighborhoods
throughout town as well as nearby nature trails and forested
loops, some offering magnificent views of Puget Sound and the
Walk The Lake Whatcom Lakefront Hertz Trail
The Big Rock Garden Sculpture Park
Explore the Big Rock
Garden's outdoor art among natural surroundings year round. Be
sure to see the Big Rock Garden in the springtime when the
rhododendrons are in full bloom.
Bellingham And Whatcom
Come Cycle In Bellingham And Whatcom County - Explore
Bellingham by bike via area lanes and trails. Bellingham is home
to a portion of the Coast Millennium Trail stretching from scenic
Chuckanut Drive all the way to the Canadian Border with links of
the trail skirting Bellingham bay and Puget Sound.
Bellingham has many
places to explore via Kayak from picturesque glacier formed
freshwater lakes to beautiful Puget Sound with its countless coves
Whether you enjoy camping out with a sleeping
bag & tent or prefer the luxury of a trailer or RV, there are a
number of campgrounds throughout northwestern Washington for you
to choose from.
SportsPlex & Civic Field
The Bellingham Sportsplex offers indoor Hockey, Ice skating and
Indoor Soccer. The Bellingham Civic Field complex features a large
stadium for large outdoor events while nearby are facilities for
Baseball, Softball, and Field & Track. The Arne Hannah Aquatic
Center has lap pools, hydrotherapy pool, and water slides. The
Bellingham Mountain Bike Dirt Jump Park and Skate Park next door
offer thrills on wheels--Be sure to wear knee, elbow and headgear
protection at all times while on the courses.
Bellingham Whale Watching
Board a whale watching expedition boat at Squalicum Harbor
near downtown Bellingham or depart from the Bellingham Cruise
Terminal located on
waterfront at the end of Harris Ave.
a traditional passenger boat or a purpose built high-speed
Watching boat for a thrilling ride to farther reaches of Puget
Sound. You never know where you will end up as your whale watching
boat plays a game of cat and mouse with area Orca whale pods,
careful to keep a safe distance.
Seasonal Whale Watching excursions also include a several hour
stop in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island so you can browse the
shops or have lunch before returning to Bellingham.
Explore Whatcom Falls Park
And See Bellingham's Impressive Waterfall
Whatcom Falls Park located on Bellingham's
east side has a fish hatchery, picnic shelters. 5.5 miles of
hiking trails and of course Whatcom Falls waterfall itself. The
falls originate from the waters flowing from Lake Whatcom, a 15
mile long freshwater lake. Whatcom Falls Park is perhaps now best
known for the pipeline disaster that occurred in 1999 when a
buried pipeline carrying fuel from refineries north of Bellingham
to Seattle and Portland ruptured, sending 277,000 gallons of fuel
down Whatcom creek turning it into a river of fire. That terrible
day, June 10, 1999 now seems like a distant memory for some but
many Bellingham residents will never forget it. Today, Whatcom Falls
Park has been restored and it once again one of the city's most
Bay Cruise & Charters
looking for things to do in Bellingham should consider getting out
on the water for a unique perspective of Bellingham on a bay
Learn about Bellingham's story as you cruise along
Bellingham's waterfront taking in picturesque views of Downtown
Bellingham, Historic Fairhaven and the Bellingham Cruise
Terminal. Gateway to the
Alaska Marine Highway Ferry System
connecting the mainland U.S. to the
great state of Alaska.
Explore Old Fairhaven
Take a stroll through Bellingham's
Historic red brick
and explore the shops and art galleries or enjoy lunch or dinner
in one of several cafes and restaurants.
Make your way down to the
waterfront to either Marine Park near the Cruise Terminal or
Boulevard Park and take in the views of beautiful Bellingham Bay and
the San Juan islands. As evening falls take in a movie at
Fairhaven's outdoor movie theater at the Village Green.
Bellingham Washington has several challenging
and beautiful courses
set amongst stunning natural scenery. Enjoy a round of golf at the
Sudden Valley Country Club located on the shores of beautiful lake
Whatcom or try another area course, each with its own unique
personality. Green fees at Bellingham area courses are remarkably
affordable, especially when compared to other nearby courses in
For a state-of-the-art driving range
experience try the Hitting Zone at Barkley Village (360) 527-8707
Casino Gaming - Las
Vegas Style Gaming
Bellingham Area Casinos offer Las Vegas Style
Gaming action including roulette, blackjack, and craps as well as
entertainment, fine dining, hotels and full service spas. On
Friday and Saturday nights area casinos generally offer free live
entertainment in their casino lounges with no cover charge.
Skiing - Snowboarding - Cross Country & Hot
Chocolate At Mount Baker Ski Area
If you're looking for some winter fun in the
Mount Baker Ski Area has it all, in fact it holds the
world record for the average annual snowfall of any resort in the
world - over 53 Feet of snow! It also holds the record for the
most snowfall ever measured in the USA - 93.5 feet. Tackle Mount
Baker's intermediate or more challenging runs with colorful names
like Chicken Ridge, Pan Face, and The Chute. If the Mount Baker
ski area looks somehow familiar its because it has often been
featured snowboard and ski films.
Bellingham Hotels And
Bellingham has a wide variety of accommodations to choose from.
Traditional drive in Motels, Moderately priced national chain
Hotels, as well as Luxury Waterfront Hotels with full service
Spas. Area Indian Casinos also offer
luxury accommodations and spa services along with gambling,
restaurants and lounges.
Catch Some Rays On Waikiki Beach
While you can't actually hang out on Waikiki Beach in Bellingham
you can certainly get there from here.
offers regularly scheduled service to Hawaii as well as other
sunny destinations like Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles,
without all the hassles of departing from Mega-airports in Seattle
or Vancouver. There is plenty of affordable parking at area
Airport Parking facilities with free shuttle service to the
terminal, making Bellingham a great place to begin your journey.