Although it might be smaller than surrounding cities, Bellingham is still a prime destination with its natural beauty and the presence of great attractions and things to do. It is home to more than 83,000 people and is the seat of Whatcom County. Ride a bus rental and charter in Bellingham, Washington to tour the city.
A small sampling of the attractions that you can visit on a bus rental and charter in Bellingham, Washington, includes:
Artwood is both an art retail source and gallery owned by an artist cooperative and features woodworking, decorative arts, and fine furniture, as well as other works of art that are made of wood. The Mindport Exhibits has a variety of outdoor sculptures on display. The Western Gallery is a good place to get interested in the visual arts. Meanwhile, you can join the Whatcom Artists' Studio Tour and get the chance to meet the city's best artists at their studios.
Meanwhile, the Bellingham Railway Museum has 500 sq. ft. of exhibits that include a toy train exhibits, a hands on O Gauge layout, antique toy trains, and other railroad-related displays. The Spark Museum of Electrical Invention has interactive displays featuring scientific advancements over the last four centuries. Then you have Whatcom Museum where you can find a wide variety of art exhibits and programs. Or you can go to its Lightcatcher building, the first museum in the state to obtain a LEED silver level certification.
Catch a show at the Mount Baker Theatre or at the PFC’s Limelight Cinema. Meanwhile, you can watch great independent films at the Pickford Film Center or indulge in a laughing fit at the Upfront Theatre. Other groups you should watch include the Bellingham Theatre Guild, Opus Performing Arts, The Shakedown, and the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra. Further, you should also attend the Bellingham Festival of Music.
You can also go to Yvette Neumann Fine Art Studio & Gallery, Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham International Maritime Museum, Fairhaven Pharmacy Museum, and the Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center.
Golfers can choose from Bellingham Golf & Country Club, Lake Padden Golf Course, Sudden Valley Golf & Country Club, or Shuksan Golf Club, where they can have a relaxing round of golf.
If you are interested in history, check out the Bureau of Historical Investigation. There are also close to four dozen nationally registered historic places in Bellingham. These include eight historic districts including Broadway Park Historic District, Cissna Cottages Historic District, Downtown Bellingham Historic District, Eldridge Avenue Historic District, Fairhaven Historic District, Sehome Hill Historic District, South Hill Historic District, and York Historic District.
The list also includes the city's oldest brick building, T. G. Richards and Company Store; its oldest building, Pickett House; its first skyscraper, Flatiron Building; and the Aftermath Clubhouse, which is widely regarded to be the first clubhouse built for women in the entire state. Then you have several historic houses as well, such as Victor A. Roeder House, Alfred L. Black House, Dr. William H. and Frances C. Axtell House, Gamwell House, George H. Bacon House, J. J. Donovan House, James F. Wardner House, Larrabee House, and Robert I. Morse House.
Other nationally registered historic sites include Bellingham City Hall, Bellingham National Bank Building, Eldridge Homesite and Mansion, Great Northern Passenger Station, Immanuel School of Industries-Department of Public Welfare, Morse Hardware Company Building, Old Main, Western Washington State College, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Washington Grocery Company Warehouse, and Young Women's Christian Association.
Glen Echo Garden has nine garden themes for you to enjoy and it is open for tours. You can also enjoy an outdoor paintball game at the 22-acre Go Big Paintball Park. Or you can check out what's happening at the city's most beautiful parks, which includes Bloedel Donovan Park, Arroyo Park, Cornwall Park, Fairhaven Park, Lake Padden, Roosevelt Park, and Whatcom Falls Park, among many others. These parks have sports fields, play equipment and structures, water access, picnic facilities, dog areas, athletic courts, and disc golf course.
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