Bellingham Accommodations

Bellingham is situated in Whatcom County in the Pacific Northwest area of Washington State. Much of the county is mountainous. Fifty miles east of Bellingham lies the `highest peak in the North Cascade mountain range, Mount Baker (10,778 feet), an ice-clad volcano. Accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals in part have spectacular views of this mountain range.

Although Bellingham is smaller than neighboring metropolitan areas such as Seattle, Vancouver, or Victoria, the city and its surrounding region offer many attractions and lodging which are popular for both residents and visitors.

There’s so much to do in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County, The profusion of fresh water lakes, salt water inlets, and the rivers and streams have created an abundance of water-based activities that range from tranquil to thrilling. Family oriented and beginner biking trails co-exist with trails that will challenge and ultimately satisfy even the most extreme two wheel enthusiasts.

National Forest and National Park lands offer hikers, walkers and mountain climbers, with plenty of scenic space to explore – from flat to moderate to strenuous. Towering over it all, is majestic Mt. Baker. At nearly 11,000 feet, Mt. Baker is the highest peak in the North Cascades Mountains

Throughout Bellingham and Whatcom County, you’ll find a diverse selection of traditional and unique accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental choices that reflect your preferences in size, style, location and budget.

Ranked second in the nation for arts businesses per capita, Bellingham and Whatcom County, shine with arts and heritage activities.

Bellingham’s downtown Cultural Arts District includes the Whatcom Museum’s state-of-the-art Lightcatcher building and Family Interactive Gallery; Allied Arts of Whatcom County, First Friday Art Walks; the historic Mount Baker Theatre showcasing live performing arts and home to the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra; the American Museum of Radio & Electricity; Mindport Exhibits; the Bellingham Railway Museum; the Pickford Film Center dedicated to independent films; and the Upfront Theater highlighting live improve comedy shows. Centrally located accommodations and vacation rentals put visitors right in the heart of Bellingham’s culture scene.

Enjoy some of Bellingham’s annual festivals. Fairhaven’s annual celebration of seafood and community founder Dirty Dan Harris! Food & games, live music, fish fillet contest, salmon toss, cupcake eating contest, toy boat building, interactive fish art, 1800’s dress up, cooking demos, chowder cook-off and the world’s only piano race!

Bellingham’s annual Ski to Sea Race is a 100-mile relay of seven venues encompassing seven different sports from the snowfields of Mount Baker, down Highway 542 and the Nooksack River and across Bellingham Bay via downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, running, canoeing, bike riding and kayaking.

Book Bellingham accommodations or vacation rentals and enjoy the best of the Whatcom Country.

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  • nice place, friendly easy fun have been many nice

    nice place, friendly easy

    Bellingham: House
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    • #201494
    avg $714 CAD/night Credit Card Paypal
    nice place, friendly easy fun have been many nice stays, rainy in winter and nicer in summer come see enjoy all you can it is really great to be here in the washington area we have really liked being here and so have so many guests over the years. Try it and see for yourself. everyone wants to have fun in life so have some real fun, don';t wait, it's later than you think
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  • Beach View Condo in Birch Bay - Great Views and Room to Play

    Beach View Condo in Birch

    Birch Bay: Condo in a complex
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 7
    • #227334
    avg $204 USD/night Paypal
    This condo is one of Birch Bay's best. It has everything you are looking for, with fantastic views both front and back, and all the amenities you want. Newly renovated and freshly updated, this vacation condo features brand new beds with ultra comfortable pocket coil mattresses, laminate and ceramic tile floors, updated kitchen and bathrooms, a new hot water heater, a flat screen TV, DVD/VHS player, a fully stocked kitchen with convection oven, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal. Cable TV and wireless Internet connection are provided. Located on Birch Bay Drive, the beach is just across the frontage street. Beach access is 1/2 block away, with public restrooms. Coffee shops, restaurants and bistros are a short walk away. Birch Bay is only 10 minutes south of the Peace Arch border crossing. It is a two hour drive north from Seattle. Birch Bay is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The laid-back, family oriented atmosphere makes it the perfect place for your vacation. There is something here for everybody. A spacious creek side lawn area provides room to play: volleyball, badminton, soccer, or horseshoes. A heated outdoor pool is open during the summer months. A clubhouse near the pool features a recreation room with ping pong, TV viewing area, a communal day kitchen, an indoor hot tub, change rooms with showers, and coin laundry facilities. Condo amenities include: 1070 S.F. Of living space. Kitchen with full size fridge, stove, compact microwave, toaster, blender, coffeemaker, dishwasher, garbage disposal, dishes, flatware and cutlery, cooking utensils, pots & pans, stemware, place mats, kitchen linens, and basic spices. Two bathrooms, all bathroom towels, mats, and pool towels. Hair dryer and personal toiletries (soap, shampoo) are not provided, please bring your own. Pool towels for each guest. Electric baseboard heating plus two fireplaces. Laminate flooring throughout except on the carpeted stairs leading to the upper level. Flat screen TV with VHS/DVD player, Digital cable, SHARP Stereo System with iPod dock, MP3 compatible. Wireless internet connection with password. 40 x 40 inch glasstop table and four padded chairs on the balcony off the kitchen/dining area. Weber Spirit E210 propane outdoor grill on the balcony. Views out of every window.
  • Cozy Rustic 2bd +

    Cozy Rustic 2bd +

    La Conner: Vacation Rental
    • 2 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    • #218472
    Credit Card Pet Friendly
    Cozy, rustic 2Bd + Large Loft waterfront cabin located only 3 miles from La Conner, with stunning sunsets, lots of privacy of all the surrounding trees and native wildlife. Private beach access allows you to launch kayaks right from the backyard!. PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE TO BOOK & RECEIVE OUR MONTHLY SPECIALS (New Reservations ONLY | Holidays not included) JUNE - AUGUST SPECIAL ** Book 3 Nights Get 4th Night FREE ISLAND VIEW RETREAT * 4 Queen Beds, 4 Twin Beds (Sleeps 10) * A great location to entertain * Gorgeous, sweeping views * Private beach access -- launch kayaks right from the back yard! * Dogs welcome * No AIR CONDITIONING La Conner, WA -- 90 minutes north of downtown Seattle -- has been voted one of the most romantic weekend getaways in the Pacific Northwest. The Island View Retreat is your romantic home away from home while you’re here. This 1900 sq. Ft., 2-bedroom, 1.25-bath home is nestled on a beach, with gorgeous sunset views of the waterfront and Whidbey Island. Downtown La Conner is only 3 miles away and breathtaking Deception Pass is a 15-minute drive. ENTERTAINMENT After you’ve spent the day antiquing, dining, hiking, kayaking or touring Skagit Bay and the surrounding islands (by foot, car, plane or boat), return to the Retreat to unwind. Windows abound on every floor and in every room of this house. Outside each window, a spectacular view. Here, you’re surrounded by nature at its finest -- tall fir and cedar trees and some of the best bird watching in the Pacific Northwest. If that wasn’t enough -- the surrounding nature provides the utmost privacy. Outside the home is pure deck-a-dence. Decks on every floor of the home provide amazing views, all leading down to the beach. There’s even a fire pit where you can tell stories, sing songs and make s’mores under the stars. KITCHEN The open kitchen features a four-burner gas cooktop, traditional oven and microwave. There is plenty of table space along a bank of windows with incredible views -- the perfect place to gather to play games and keep the kids entertained. BATHS On the main floor you will enjoy a spacious 3/4 bathroom with a tile-surround shower. There is a half bath upstairs – ample space providing guests the privacy they need to get through their morning and evening routines. BEDROOMS Two bedrooms feature a total of four queen beds and two sets of bunk beds. There’s additional sleeping room in a loft area above one of the bedrooms -- an ideal place for kids. Whether you rise at dawn or sleep in ‘til Noon, you will awake relaxed, recharged and ready for the day. LA CONNER ACTIVITIES Bird watching, art walks, the tulip festival, poetry, even a turkey trot -- something’s happening in La Connor and the surrounding islands every week of the year. If you’re interested in doing nothing, this is the perfect place to wander, dine, relax and unwind from the madness of everyday life. Once you get to know the friendly locals, you might never want to leave.

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