Tour De Whatcom

Tour de Whatcom The Tour de Whatcom charity bike ride offers an amazing sampling of northwest beauty all wrapped up into one spectacular ride! This event is perfect for any bicycling enthusiast, no matter your skill level or physical ability. There are four different routes of varying length. Choose from a 22, 44, or 62 […]

Bellingham Cruise Terminal

Bellingham Cruise Terminal Whatcom County is teeming with natural beauty on land but is also the gateway to magnificent water views and marine adventures. The southernmost part of the Alaska Marine Highway System, the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, is the gateway to many sea adventures.  The Bellingham Cruise Terminal can be found in the historic Fairhaven District, […]

Hiking Chanterelle Trail to Lake Whatcom Overlook

Hiking Chanterelle Trail to Lake Whatcom Overlook What makes the perfect trail? One that checks all the boxes, but isn’t too far away. A trail you can walk with kids and leashed dogs; a trail open to hikers and mountain bikers alike year-round. It’s moderately challenging — maybe 5 miles round-trip with 1,000 feet of […]

Great Trails Near Bellingham

Great Trails Near Bellingham Explore over 80 miles of trails with cool moss and ferns, towering firs, or bayside views, all right within Bellingham city limits! Some trails are even fully accessible off parking lots, so everyone can get out and breathe our super fresh air.  • Whatcom Falls Park – Best known for its namesake waterfall, […]

Lynden Dutch Bakery

Lynden Dutch Bakery Here you can enjoy daily made fresh donuts, pastries, breads, and other mouthwatering desserts! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so its the perfect time to stop by the local bakery for that perfect addition to your family feast! Lynden Dutch Bakery Celebrates 115 Years By Making Treats The Old Fashioned Way […]

Historic Downtown Lynden

Historic Downtown Lynden Lynden is home to Washington State’s largest Dutch settlement and is the heart of the region’s farmland. Upon reaching the four-block span of Front Street, known as Old Dutch Town, visitors are greeted by a 72-foot tall working windmill.  Use this guide for a Self-Guided Tour of Historic Down Town Lynden. Starting […]

Day Trip To Lummi Island

Day Trip To Lummi Island If the sea beckons you, consider a day trip to the lovely and secluded Lummi Island. While primarily a residential paradise, there are activities that make this hidden gem well worth the trip for a day’s adventure. The Lummi Island ferry departs from Gooseberry Point along the coast of the […]

Ski To Sea Race

Ski to Sea Race If you’re visiting Whatcom County over Memorial Day weekend, you will be able to experience one of our most beloved and celebrated annual events. The Ski to Sea Race and celebration has been a part of Whatcom County history since 1911 and is our biggest local event. Local teams train year-round […]

Farming for Life Experience

Farming for Life Experience Did you want to learn more about Farming?   The Farming for Life Experience will redefine farming in the 21st century, showcasing the rich history of farming in this region, focusing on the innovations in farming practices, including research, planting, growing, harvesting and distribution of food, enriched by the intergenerational stories of people who make farming their life. EDUCATIONAL, INTERACTIVE […]

RV Camping in Lynden

RV Camping in Lynden Enjoy your own site with fabulous views of the sweeping farmlands and mountains If you are looking for a quiet, rural location where you can park your RV with trees, grass,  and enjoy breath-taking views, then Oostema Farmstead is the perfect place for you.  With just  9 RV sites and few […]