Downtown Bellingham, Washington









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Things to do in Bellingham, Washington

Main Street of old Downtown Bellingham speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Bellingham the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Bellingham thanks the collection of small business owners who devote their time and energy to make shopping downtown a great experience. Inventory offered downtown is shopped by the merchant buyer to bring the best products to your neighborhood.

Downtown Bellingham brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown Bellingham has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Bellingham visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Why do you love downtown?

Deborah
Jacksonville is utterly charming! I love browsing Terra Firma and Pickety Place, eating delicious Umi Sushi, and sitting under the amazing wisteria in the Bella Union garden. I always go to the library in that sweet little building, where Lauren the librarian knows me by name (and recommends good books). The Good Bean people are awfully nice, and even the clerks at Umpqua Bank are especially kind and friendly. Best little downtown ever!

Sharon Wright
I like the idea of downtown merchants being more visible and that they are locally owned and operated. It's great to see what's available downtown and I look forward to the discounts as well. Being a history buff, I love see the architecture as it was back in the day which is lost in modern buildings. Downtown is charming, inviting and quaint!

Kathleen Gerds
Looking forward to Ashland downtown. Theater and shopping here we come.

Michelle Reesey
Haven't been there yet. Trip is planned in April.

Snow Charpentier
It's grown and changed so much since I moved away for a few years and came back. Great to see a lot of smaller businesses expanding and hoping to contribute to the growth of downtown Medford.

Restaurants in Bellingham, Washington


Bayou on Bay Cajun Creole

1300 Bay St
Downtown Bellingham



Bare Bones Bar-B-Q

Cross Roads Smith & Hanneg
Downtown Bellingham



Avenue Bread & Caf

2301 James St
Downtown Bellingham



Arlis's Restaurant

1525 Cornwall Avenue
Downtown Bellingham



Bellingham Alive

851 Coho Way # 308
Downtown Bellingham



Bare Bones Bbq

Hannegan Road & East Smith Road
Downtown Bellingham



Ambo Ethiopian Cuisine

3510 Redondo Way
Downtown Bellingham



Back Porch Alley

1212 North State St
Downtown Bellingham



Best Wok Teriaky

3092 Northwest Avenue
Downtown Bellingham



Avenue Pita

4184 Cordata Parkway
Downtown Bellingham



Bellingham Arts Academy-Youth

1059 North State St
Downtown Bellingham



American Friends-Intl China

1229 Cornwall Avenue # 207b
Downtown Bellingham



Apex Restaurants

Po Box 31308
Downtown Bellingham



Barkley Bob's

2955 Newmarket St # 101
Downtown Bellingham



Asian 1

4285 Meridian St # 101
Downtown Bellingham



AB Crepes

1311 Railroad Ave
Downtown Bellingham



Bella Marina Restaurant

2615 South Harbor Loop Drive
Downtown Bellingham




Downtown Bellingham Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Bellingham can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Not all online booking systems are fully integrated with hotel reservations systems so there is a chance that smaller hotels are hand entering your stay from a fax machine which leaves room for errors. Book directly with hotel to avoid any problems and ask for a price match if you find a better price online.

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.