Silver Lake Park gives you the best Whatcom County has to offer from the Lakeside Cabins to the Black Mountain Trail. The park is located 40 minutes east of Bellingham on the Mount Baker Highway, so you can enjoy a beautiful getaway without ever leaving the county! There are four campsite areas each with unique accommodations and access to trails. The Lakeside Lodge is available for overnight stays featuring a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, spacious living room, three bedrooms, and more. Other housing options include the seven cabins that also overlooking the lake. Each cabin varies in size sleeping from four to six people with renovations throughout yet still retain their rustic charms. Check out the other amenities of the park by clicking here!
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It’s a new year and, for many, that means the chance to start fresh and work towards bettering yourself! One of the prominent resolutions is to lose weight or be more healthy, and Emerald City Smoothie will help in reaching those goals. Located off the Lakeway exit in Bellingham, this smoothie joint has a wide variety of options to nourish your body, boost your immune system, assist you in losing weight or bulk up, and go green! You can’t go wrong here, and your body will thank you for it!
When you hear the word boutique, I know what you’re thinking… too pricey! Think again people because this adorable boutique is the place to find unique, quality styles without burning a hole in your pocket! The affordable picks include stylish dresses and tops, mid-rise jeans, and all kinds of comfy sweaters and other outerwear. Complete your outfit with their accessories including handbags, jewelry, scarves, and hats. Betty Be Good has two locations in Whatcom County; one in Birch Bay Square and the other on Bakerview Road in Bellingham. Step into 2017 in style with a brand new wardrobe from Betty Be Good!
Express your creativity, get some exercise in, AND have a blast all in one here at Trampoline Zone! This park includes two foam pits, a ninja course, slackline, kid’s zone, designated areas for dunking and dodgeball, and good old fashion jumping of course! If you’re looking for a spot to have your kid’s birthday party, or just want to let loose, Trampoline Zone is the place to go. Heading down the Guide Meridian you’ll find it nearby the Bellingham Athletic Club, right behind the Pro Golf Shop.
Merry Christmas everyone! The holidays are full of social gatherings with all kinds of delicious foods and beverages, so you may be looking for some healthier options after all the feasting. Stop in for groceries at the Whatcom County Community Food Co-Op for all your shopping needs. There are three locations in Bellingham all committed to serving fresh, organic, and local products! You can try out their deli and hot bar for a prepared meal made with delicious, wholesome ingredients, or get groceries for homemade dishes the whole family will enjoy. You just can’t pass up community driven stores!
The Semiahmoo Resort is located right on the Washington Coast, the perfect location for a night or weekend away. This attraction is full of breathtaking views & award winning dining, spa, and golf courses. Check out their website for all the holiday events going on through the New Year right HERE!
Lynden Nails just recently opened up in September this year and has gotten great feedback from customers! Located right on Front Street in Downtown Lynden, this salon offers manicures, pedicures, waxing, eyelash extensions, and more! The environment is clean and relaxing, and the services are personalized giving each customer an enjoyable experience. Go support this local business, it will be worth your time!
This winter, check out this exciting paintball park located in the woods of Whatcom County! There is fun to be had for all ages with various maps to choose from and year round events to attend. You can make reservations for birthdays, bachelor parties, and more. Browse through their events calendar and learn more about the park on their website @ www.gobigpaintballpark.com/new/
The holiday season is the perfect time to stop in at Grandiflora Home & Garden! This two story shop has all your holiday necessities and more! Currently, they have a cozy Winter Wonderland theme throughout the store with all sorts of designs ranging from glittery whites to bright reds. Step into the holiday season with a trip to Grandiflora. Trust me; your home will thank you!
Located at 1207 10th Street, the Fairhaven Village Green is the perfect public gathering place in Whatcom County. At this grassy area you can find families enjoying lunch, friends getting together to hit up the local shops, or even someone taking a break to enjoy some sunshine. One of the most popular events at the Village Green in the summer time is the Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema where well-known movies are played on a big screen and large crowds gather on blankets. 2017 will be the 18th season of the Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema. Other events include live music, local farmers market, and festivals. This is definitely a place to hit up in Whatcom County this year!