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Bellingham Washington Vacation Rentals - Home
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Bellingham Home
3 BR / 1.5 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 1.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Our travelers have come to know our apartment vacation rental, Hummingbird Haven at the Lake1 (Property #78624); and now we are offering our beautiful main house for vacation rental, the upper level of our beautiful h...
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Bellingham Apartment
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 Min stay varies
Apartment / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
Luxury Bungalow Apartment! Over Overwhelmingly Our Guests Tell Us This Apartment Is A Superior Vacation Rental; Great Bellingham Location! Luxurious, Spacious. 950 Sf. Located In One Of Bellingham's Most Popular Lake...
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Bellingham Apartment
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 1 4 2 night min stay
Apartment / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 4
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Waterfront "Treehouse" overlooking bay and San Juan Islands. Heated floors and gas fireplace to keep the morning chill off. Watch passing ships, eagles and herons. Enjoy the magnificent world class sunsets. Tell tales s...
(32) Excellent (32 reviews)
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Bellingham Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 3 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Comfortable, colorful, fun waterfront accommodation overlooking San Juan Islands, , CanadianCoast Range and bay. Two masters with queen sized beds and one bedroom with two twin trundle beds. Sleeps 8 comfortably. Ope...
(14) Excellent (14 reviews)
Bellingham Washington Vacation Rentals - Cottage
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Bellingham Cottage
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 4 night min stay
Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
A quaint cottage on the beautiful Emerald Lake, in Bellingham WA. is fully equipped and ready for you to put your feet up and relax. The cottage is all dressed- up inside and out: take a tour of the photo gallery. T...
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
Mount Baker Washington Vacation Rentals - Cabin
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Mount Baker Cabin - 4.8 mi away
4 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 Min stay varies
Cabin / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 8
Dishwasher • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
This four bedroom/two bath north shore Lake Tahoe dog friendly rental home is located on a corner lot and is close to Lake Tahoe hiking and biking trails and walking distance to the Agate Bay pool facility in the summer....
San Juan Islands Washington Vacation Rentals - Villa
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San Juan Islands Villa - 12.2 mi away
6 BR / 6 BA / Sleeps 18 6 18 Min stay varies
Villa / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 18
6 bedrooms 6 bathrooms Sleeps 18
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Set on the outermost tip of Samish Island (peninsula), this exclusive estate delivers ultimate privacy and an exclusive perspective of the San Juan Islands. 6 acres, over 1200 ft of private oceanfront, along with outd...
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Two level 3 BR condo with a sweeping view of the bay!
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Birch Bay Condo - 16.8 mi away
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 7 3 7 Min stay varies
Condo / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 7
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 7
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Three night minimum stay during the summer. This condo is one of Birch Bay's best! Fantastic views both front and back, 2 private balconies, it is located within walking distance to coffee shops and restaurants. E...
(7) Excellent (7 reviews)
Birch Bay Washington Vacation Rentals - Home
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Birch Bay Home - 17.0 mi away
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 11 3 11 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 11
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 11
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Our winter special - book 2 nights and get a 3rd consecutive night free?! Seashell Cottage is located in the heart of Birch Bay. It’s single story with a large, level yard. The beach is about 200 feet from the c...
(6) Excellent (6 reviews)
Birch Bay Washington Vacation Rentals - Cottage
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Birch Bay Cottage - 17.0 mi away
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 Min stay varies
Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Our winter special - book 2 nights and get a 3rd consecutive night free?! Only 2 hours North of Seattle and 45 minutes south of Vancouver B. C., Lora's cottage invites with a white picket fence, painted shutters ...
(4) Excellent (4 reviews)
Orcas Island Washington Vacation Rentals - Home
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Orcas Island Home - 17.8 mi away
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 7 3 7 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 7
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 7
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Located on the east side of Orcas Island in the tiny town of Olga, this island home sits on 5 acres and has a 5- 6 person hot tub! The property is less than a 10 minute drive to Moran State Park and Cascade Lake where ...
San Juan Islands Washington Vacation Rentals - Home
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San Juan Islands Home - 19.3 mi away
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 Min stay varies
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
The Beautiful San Juan Islands #2 of Travel Destinations Worldwide 2014- The New York Times #3 of Best of North American Islands- Travel & Leisure 2015 Recently voted one of the world’s most exciting ferr...
(36) Excellent (36 reviews)
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About Bellingham

Bellingham, WA Travel Tips

Beautiful Bellingham, WA, is a city that is nestled close to the Canadian border. This stunning location is a great destination for families who enjoy outdoor recreation. When vacationing in Bellingham, both parents and children will find that there are plenty of things to ensure that they have an active good time. Bellingham rental homes make the ideal accommodations for families on vacation. Families can save money and eliminate the hassles and lack of space associated with staying in a busy hotel. Vacation Home Rentals is a leading online source for top-notch rental homes. Bellingham, WA, has a number of for-rent-by-owner properties listed here on our site. By following a few valuable tips, you’ll not only find the perfect rental for your stay but also ensure that you have a relaxing place to lay your head at night. When browsing the listed Bellingham vacation rentals, take the size of your party into account. This will ensure that you select an appropriately sized home with plenty of available rooms. Check the amenities to ensure that the home you reserve has all of the features that you need and that you desire. June and July are, on average, the warmest months to reserve Bellingham house rentals. During these months, temperatures average around 73 degrees Fahrenheit. If planning a vacation during this period, do so early to get the best rates possible.

Attractions

Rentals are perfect for relaxing and rejuvenating at the end of a fulfilling day. Families who are on vacation however, won’t want to spend their days within the confines of their vacation rentals. Bellingham, WA, has plenty of attractions and activities to keep families outside and busy from sunrise to sunset. Whatcom Falls Park is an example of a beautiful spot where tourists can enjoy a picnic or a game of tennis or basketball. The park also has an off-leash dog area and playgrounds for the kids. Other outdoor attractions in Bellingham include the breathtaking Nooksack Falls and Sehome Hill Arboretum. The 900-acre Lake Padden Park offers trails that are perfect for afternoon bike rides or hikes. Another great attraction is the beautiful botanical gardens of Glen Echo Garden.
Indoor activities are wonderful for families who are staying in Bellingham, WA, vacation rentals with children. This is particularly important during cooler months. Kids will have a great time learning about marine life at the Marine Life Center. The center includes an octopus tank, touch and observation pools, and a habitat for rocky shore animals. Other indoor activities include the Heritage Flight Museum and the educational and inspiring Spark Museum of Electrical Invention.

Events

Events such as festivals and fairs are great reasons for people to reserve house rentals. Bellingham, WA, is a fun place with plenty of great annual activities. March events in Bellingham include the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which takes place in the downtown area. In April, take part in the Dirty Dan Festival, which is a seafood festival named after the Fairhaven community founder. The Procession of the Species takes place annually in downtown Bellingham, WA. Also in May, catch the Ski to Sea Race and the Fairhaven Festival. These are events that vacationing families in Bellingham rental homes won’t want to miss. July is also a great time to visit and stay in Bellingham vacation rentals. During this month, the city hosts the Bellingham Festival of Music and the Haggen Family Fourth of July Celebration. Celebrate the holidays with the December Holiday Port Festival and the Gingerbread House Contest. These annual Christmas events take place over two weekends at the beginning of the month.

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Bellingham, Washington is a historic town amid a lush, green area halfway between Seattle and Vancouver. It boasts a thriving lumber industry and seaport. It's close to the Canadian border (25 miles) and is the northernmost city in the contiguous U.S. with more than 50,000 people. A Bellingham vacation rental allows you to enjoy this part of Puget Sound which is narrow and level, a beautiful contrast to the visible Mount Baker.  

Things to Do

Bellingham is home to several interesting museums. There's the Whatcom Museum of History and Art, the Bellingham Railway Museum, and the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention. Mindport is a privately funded arts and science museum. Bellingham also has thriving music and literary scenes, largely due to the university population. Art supporters will enjoy the historic Mount Baker Theatre and the Northwest Ballet. If you need a good laugh, stop by Ryan Stiles' (from Whose Line Is It Anyway and Drew Cary fame) Upfront Theatre for a little improv.
Bellingham is also an area of striking natural beauty. You can experience that with a trip to the Upper Falls and the Whatcom Creek gorge in Whatcom Falls Park, which runs through the center of the city. Popular activities include fishing, walking the trails, and winter sports at the nearby Mount Baker Ski Area. After a day of enjoying the outdoors, you can snuggle up by the fire in your Bellingham vacation rental.

Transit

Bellingham is serviced by the Bellingham International Airport and the Amtrak Cascades line. Although the downtown is extremely pedestrian friendly with delightful walking tours, if you want to get out and enjoy the area, you'll need a car. You can even take a ferry from Bellingham's Fairhaven section to Ketchikan, Alaska.

Climate

This part of the Pacific Northwest is known for its gray skies and rain but there's not as much precipitation as one would think, at least not during the summer months. Bellingham gets 36 inches of rain per year, compared to the U.S. average of 37 inches. On average there are 157 sunny days in Bellingham. July temperatures are in the mid 70s. January lows average around 30 and the area only receives about 11 inches of snowfall a year.

Events

The Ski to Sea Race is one of the most thrilling events in the area. The team relay race has seven legs – cross country skiing, downhill skiing or snowboarding, running, road biking, 2-person canoeing, mountain biking, and kayaking. Bellingham also hosts the Highland Games & Scottish Festival, the first full weekend of June. More than 1,000 techies from across the northwestern U.S. and Canada assemble for LinuxFest Northwest at Bellingham Technical College during the last weekend of April every year. The event has grown into one of the largest of its kind.

A Bellingham vacation rental allows you to explore this beautiful area and be a part of its exciting community. Whether you enjoy the outdoors or prefer more cerebral or artistic pursuits, Bellingham offers a mixture of activities.