Ranked by many publications as one of the Best Places to Live in America for mid-sized cities, Bellingham is a lush and green rapidly growing city that is 25 miles south of the Canadian border and 60 miles north of Seattle.
The largest city in Whatcom County, Bellingham’s home prices are the most expensive in Whatcom County. Still relatively affordable compared to Seattle, Bellingham continues to be an increasingly popular relocation destination.
Bellingham is most popular for the nature that surrounds it. Bellingham Bay brings access to the ocean as well as the San Juan Islands. Several lakes, including Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish, and Lake Padden provide ample water activities. Galbraith Mountain is the premier mountain biking destination of the Pacific Northwest, and Mt Baker ski resort is less than 60 miles east of Bellingham.