Bellingham (/ˈbɛlɪŋhæm/ US dict: bĕl′·ĭng·hăm) is the largest city in and the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. It is the thirteenth-largest city in the state, with 85,146 residents in 2015 as estimated by the US Census, or sixth-largest by metropolitan area after Seattle-Tacoma, Spokane, the northern side of the Portland metropolitan area, the Tri-Cities, and Yakima. The boundaries of the city encompass the former towns of Fairhaven, Whatcom, Sehome, and Bellingham. Bellingham is the northernmost city in the contiguous United States with a population of more than 50,000 residents. It is acclaimed for its easy access to outdoor opportunities in the San Juan Islands and North Cascades as well as proximity to the cities of Vancouver and Seattle. It is also famous for the large quantities of Canadian tourists and shoppers who visit daily to take advantage of relatively cheap gasoline, airfare and other products.Wikipedia
Tourism in Bellingham city in the state of Washington mainly thrives on the scenic locales like the nearby mountains and the island of San Juan. Most of the visitors here often pay a visit to the Fairhaven district for its pretty shops and restaurants. Bellingham is the capital of the Whatcom county and the Museum of History and Art has witnesses to the history of this region. Nature has blessed the region and its bounties are seen in the farmer’s markets held every Saturday in summer. In winter, you will see skiing activities in the Baker Mountain, while in summer, you can watch the whales swimming near the waters. There are plenty of museums and art galleries around town that preserve the artistic and historical traditions of the state.
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