Bellingham is located in Washington State’s northwest corner—just 90 miles (145 km) north of Seattle and 55 miles (88 km) south of Vancouver, British Columbia. As Whatcom County’s largest city and county seat, Bellingham provides an urban vibe in an otherwise predominantly rural environment.
Bellingham consistently ranks among the top 10 cities with the cleanest air nationwide, as one of the best places to live, best places to retire, and “hippest, healthiest, and most adventure-packed” small cities in America. Reflective of its quintessential Pacific Northwest spirit, Bellingham has earned recognition as a “Best Place to Play Year-Round”, “Coastal Dream Town,” “Top 10 Adventure Town,” “Trail Town USA,” “Best Paddling Town in the USA” and “Happiest Small City.”
Also, Whatcom County is America’s raspberry capital and produces 65 percent of the red raspberries in the nation – more than 57 million pounds each year.
Mount Baker is a 10,781-foot (3,286 meters) slumbering volcano, which dominates the southeastern horizon. A record holder for most snowfall and longest ski season, Mount Baker transforms seamlessly with the seasons to offer year-round, world-class recreation options.
Whatcom County’s western border encompasses over 130 miles (209 km) of meandering marine shoreline including the Salish Sea is an intricate network of coastal waterways shared by the US and Canada and is one of the world’s largest and biologically richest inland seas.
Your Verified Destination Contact for Visit Bellingham is Sandy Ward, president & CEO of Visit Bellingham. You can reach her via [email protected], or by calling 360.674.3990.
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