Location: 90 miles north of Seattle on Interstate 5, an hour south of Canada. Population: 67,171. Visitor Information: Bellingham/Whatcom County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Phone: (360) 671-3990; Email: email@example.com.
Located on Bellingham Bay with Mt. Baker as its backdrop, Bellingham is the last major city before the Washington coastline meets the Canadian border. Transportation links connect the community to the nearby San Juan Islands and Victoria on Vancouver Island. Bellingham is the southernmost port for the Alaska Ferry System, which makes week long voyages through Alaska’s Inside Passage.