Local Area Activities
The local area is an ideal location for a golfing getaway, boasting the most golf courses per capita of any northwestern county. There are 13 golf courses within a 10 to 45 minute drive. This is a golfer's paradise! Nine holes to a unique 27-hole challenge.
Ocean Charter Fishing
Check out Captain Monty of the San Juan Islands.
Rafting - Canoeing - Sailing - Kayaking
Rent a sailboat or kayak to explore private coves, or join a charter trip to the San Juan Islands or Victoria. River rafting is very popular and accessible as well. Cruises, charters and tours are available.
Whatcom County with its regional malls and specialty shops won’t disappoint you.
Lynden and Bellingham have many wonderful antique stores available for you to find those aged hidden treasures.
Chuckanut Drive -- Old Fairhaven Walking Tour -- Mt. Baker. Our scenic byways and historic districts offer compelling sightseeing. Don’t forget your camera!
Bikeways, Walking Trails and Hiking
Look for these trails in the city, Mount Baker area, Whatcom County, Berthusen Park and Homestead.
Skiing, Snowboarding and Snowmobiles
Mount Baker Ski Area has the longest season in the state, and with runs that curve below Mt. Shuksan, it’s one of the most scenic resorts in Washington. Snowboarders, downhillers and snowmobilers like the mountains challenging slopes.