Whatcom Museum of History and Art
121 Prospect Street, downtown. Exhibits, artifacts, historical perspectives and contemporary art. Noon to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. 676-6981
Lynden Pioneer Museum
217 West Front Street, Lynden. Self guided tour through time! 360-354-3675
111 Grand Avenue, downtown. Hands-on exhibits of natural science, art and technology. Great for kids! 647-5614
Western Washington University
Outdoor Sculpture collection. 650-3963
From local lakes to the bay, our area boasts a variety of family oriented parks with trails, picnic areas, recreation and more. 676-6985
Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
904 Foster Street • 671-3990
Two hours south, this city is a must for visitors to the region. Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, the Space Needle at Seattle Center and Woodland Park Zoo are only a few of the attractions you’ll long remember.
San Juan Islands
Scenic cruises across Bellingham Bay through these beautiful islands offer panoramic views of Puget Sound. Many islands offer unique lodging facilities, shopping, art galleries, fine food and a variety of recreational opportunities.
Only 1 hour north, this truly is a cosmopolitan and international city. Skiing, beaches, parks, arts, entertainment and cultural activities abound.
Board a 1-1/2 hour ferry ride to experience British heritage evident in architecture, shops, and traditions such as “High Tea” each afternoon. Visit the world famous Butchart Gardens, just minutes from downtown Victoria.
Exiting Fairhaven on Highway #11 (Chuckanut Drive), you’ll experience a 20 mile coastline drive with breathtaking views of Puget Sound and the surrounding islands.
North Cascades Scenic Byway
Take I-5 south to Burlington where you will connect with Highway 20 and traverse the majestic Cascade Mountain Range. Waterfalls, lakes, scenic overlooks and mountain passes await your journey from west to east concluding with the frontier town of Winthrop.
A charming farming community founded by Dutch settlers, featuring Dutch architecture, specialty shops, and Dutch food. In keeping with tradition, remember that most shops are closed on Sundays!
Mount Baker Highway
Beginning at Exit #255, I-5 (Sunset Drive), a wonderful leisurely drive through foothills, forests, rivers and logging communities that concludes at Mount Baker Ski Resort. Return via Highway #9 to Lake Whatcom and a shoreline drive around the state’s fifth largest lake.