Traveling Through Bellingham WA on Route to Vancouver, BC

Traveling Through Bellingham WA on Route to Vancouver, BC

Posted by Guest Blogger on 18th Feb 2015

With so many things to offer, Bellingham is a great place to visit, enjoy the beautiful scenery and get away from the crowds of city life. Sandwiched between Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC Canada - Bellingham has some great things to offer. Here are some helpful links to get the most out of the area and what it has to offer:

Transportation

Bellingham to Vancouver Shuttles and Other Related Information:

http://www.bellingham.org/index.php/campaign-landing-pages/2010-winter-olympics

The Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism will have extra volunteers on staff and will open a temporary visitor center in a rest area off southbound Interstate 5 near Custer during the Olympics.

More Tourist information

Learn more about downtown activities and events at www.downtownbellingham.com

Restaurants

Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro, 1107 Railroad Ave.; 360-647-5593 www.bbaybrewery.com

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, 601 W. Holly St.; 360-752-3377 www.chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com

Old Town Cafe, 316 W. Holly St.; 360-671-4431

Mallard Ice Cream, 1323 Railroad Ave.; 360-734-3884 www.mallardicecream.com

Sights of interest

American Museum of Radio and Electricity, 1312 Bay St.; 360-738-3886 www.amre.us

Pickford Film Center, 1416 Cornwall Ave. (current location until summer); 360-647-1300 www.pickfordcinema.org

Whatcom Museum, a three-building complex. One ticket gets you into all three museums, all within a block of each other. Lightcatcher art museum, 250 Flora St.; Old City Hall, a history museum, 121 Prospect St.; and Syre Education Center, 201 Prospect St.

360 778-8930 www.whatcommuseum.org

Mindport science museum, 210 W. Holly; 360-647-5614 www.mindport.org

Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St.; 360-734-6080 www.mountbakertheatre.com

The Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St., an improv theater started by TV comedian Ryan Stiles; 360-733-8855 www.theupfront.com

Traveler’s tip

Other highlights include the south side of Bellingham, especially the historic Fairhaven District with mom-and-pop stores and art studios, and scenic Chuckanut Drive. See www.fairhaven.com.