Located amid the green islands of the Washington coast and the majestic peak of Mt. Baker, Bellingham is a cozy community shared by about 82,000 people.
Life in Bellingham means access to the mountains and the sea providing a plethora of outdoor activities including downhill and cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, mountain biking, hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, canoeing, scuba diving, fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. The area offers something for everyone!
For those looking for culture, Bellingham will not disappoint. A combination of nationally touring and locally produced museum exhibits, gallery tours, theater productions and symphony performances provide an active and diverse calendar of events throughout the year. Bellingham’s cultural arts district is packed with venues for all interests. Rain or shine, the sidewalks of downtown Bellingham fill with pedestrians on the first Friday of every month for the Downtown Art Walk, featuring the high quality of artists and remarkable variety of venues present in the city’s Cultural Arts District. From 6 to 10 p.m. galleries, boutiques, restaurants, studios and more keep their doors open to showcase a wide array of artwork by local and renowned visiting artists.