If you are coming from out of town to participate in the Bellingham Traverse, welcome! We hope you have an awesome experience and plan for some extra time to explore and enjoy all that Bellingham has to offer. We’ve rounded up a few resources to help you plan your stay.


Hotel Leo in downtown Bellingham

Our 2023 Hotel Partners will be announced in early 2023. Check back for discounted rates from our partners.

Looking for other lodging options in the area? Check Bellingham Tourism’s Places To Stay page for options ranging from BNB’s to Camping.


Boundary Bay Brewery Beer Garden

Bellingham has a range of dining options but by far one of the most popular attractions of this town is its breweries. There are 17 breweries within the greater Bellingham area and most are kid-friendly and boast great food as well. Check out this article for a round-up of all of Bellingham’s Must See-Breweries.

From locally sourced, upscale restaurants to funky bakeries and coffee shops, Bellingham has it all. Check out Bellingham Tourism’s guide to dining for lots of great options!


Bellingham is known for its access to Mount Baker, the Salish Sea, and its amazing network of trails. We are an outdoor-loving community that likes to get out and play any way we can. Here is a great overview of things to do while you’re in Bellingham. We hope you love it as much as we do and by the end of the weekend are already planning your next trip back!

Can’t find the information you’re looking for? Please reach out. We’d love to answer any questions we can that will make your stay more memorable and fun. Email us at info@bellinghamtraverse.com

View of Mount Baker from Chuckanut Ridge / Credit: Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism