On the one hand, Bellingham might just seem like any of a number of smaller cities. But its convenience to both Seattle and Vancouver and its proximity to the North Cascades, Mount Baker the San Juan Islands, Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca puts it in just the right spot for locals and visitors alike.
Western Washington University supports a number of events and activities. The SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention showcases 400 years of artifacts associated with electronics and radio. The local arts scene is surprisingly strong for a city its size.
Whatcom History Museum (V04A0273)
The Old City Hall building is one of the buildings that comprise the Whatcom Museum, which focuses on the history, art and culture of the region.
Mount Baker Theatre (V04A0280)
Built in 1927, the Mount Baker Theatre is home to the largest performing arts facility in Washington north of Seattle. It hosts local productions, tours and one-time live events.
Bellingham Waterfront (V04A0275)
While you're in the area, check out these sights:
- Chuckanut Drive And Larrabee State Park, Bellingham, Washington
- Mojo Music Giant Guitar, Bellingham, Washington
- Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mt Vernon, Washington