Things to do in the Spring

As winter fades away and spring starts to bloom, the Pacific Northwest comes alive with vibrant colors and scenic views. Lynden and Bellingham, two charming towns nestled in the northwest corner of Washington state, are no exceptions. From the beautiful Whatcom Museum Sculpture Garden to the colorful Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, there are plenty of things to do in the spring in Lynden and Bellingham.

  1. Explore the Sculpture Garden: The Whatcom Museum Sculpture Garden is a beautiful outdoor space that features a variety of sculptures and artwork. It’s a great place to take a walk and enjoy the spring weather.

  2. Explore Chuckanut Drive: Chuckanut Drive is a scenic byway that offers stunning views of the Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. This road trip is perfect for nature lovers and offers plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the scenery.
  3. Take a Hike: There are plenty of great hiking trails in the area, including the Chuckanut Ridge Trail and the Oyster Dome Trail. Spring is a great time to go hiking, as the weather is mild and the scenery is beautiful.

  4. Attend the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival takes place in April and is a beautiful display of colorful tulips. The festival features a variety of events, including a street fair and a salmon barbecue.

  5. Explore Fairhaven: Fairhaven is a historic district in Bellingham that features a variety of shops and restaurants. It’s a great place to spend a day, exploring the area and enjoying the spring weather.

  6. Tulip Festival: The La Conner Daffodil Festival is also a great way to kick off the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, which takes place in April. Visitors can get a taste of the region’s colorful tulip fields during the daffodil festival, and then return to see the tulips in full bloom a few weeks later.
Spring is the perfect time to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind in the tranquil countryside.

Whether you’re looking to spend your days hiking in the nearby hills, exploring the local farmer’s markets, or simply lounging in the sun with a good book, our farmstead has something for everyone. So why wait? Book your stay today and experience the magic of spring in the countryside!

As you can see, there’s no shortage of things to do in Lynden and Bellingham during the spring season. Whether you’re looking to enjoy the great outdoors, explore the region’s cultural offerings, or simply soak up the pleasant weather, you’re sure to find plenty of options to suit your tastes. So why not plan a trip to the Pacific Northwest this spring, and discover all that this beautiful region has to offer?

For more information on Lynden, check out our Local Guide, and enjoy your day before you return to your cozy getaway at the Oostema Farmstead.  We will keep the lights on for you.

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