TOUR DESCRIPTIONS AT-A-GLANCE

Public tours run seasonally June - October, private tours and programming available year round!

tour prices range between $17-25 (plus taxes/fees)

MOST Tours last around 1 hour and are under 1 mile in distance

Most tours are generally wheelchair accessible, but tour routes can vary - if you have physical limitations or other concerns let us know, we can attempt to accommodate if we have a heads up! Some tours involve more strenuous terrain or may take longer. Please refer to tour descriptions.

TOURS REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 6 BOOKINGS TOTAL (OR $100) FOR US TO RUN THEM.

WE WILL FULLY REFUND FOR TOURS THAT ARE TOO SMALL TO RUN. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!

SIN AND GIN TOURS

Led by a costumed "Good Time Girl," these tours cover the history of vice - two locations, downtown and Fairhaven (Bellingham's south side).  18+ suggested for adult content, drink options for 21+ 

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Explore the rise and fall of the red-light-district and saloon culture of the wild-west days through the prohibition era and beyond, and chase it with  drinks at the historic Horseshoe Cafe’s Ranch Room for those of age and inclination (21+ with Valid ID)

1-ish hours, under 1-mile

Rated mature for adult content

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Once called “the center of prostitution on Bellingham Bay, The lovely shopping district we have now started out as a wild west den of sin… full of brothels and saloons!  drinks at the Archer Alehouse for those of age and inclination (21+ with Valid Id)

1-ish hours, under 1 mile

Rated mature for adult content

To learn more about our sin and gin tours and get tickets online click here:

GORE AND LORE TOURS

(October only unless booked as a private tour)

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Creepy tales from Bellingham’s crypts – unsettling hauntings, strange happenings and horrific true crimes.  

1-ish hours, less than 1 mile

Parental discretion advised for potentially scary and violent topics.

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Explore the spooky side of old Fairhaven, Bellingham’s “haunted hot-spot.” Local lore and ghost stories, murders and other macabre topics. 

1-ish hours, less than one mile

Parental discretion advised for potentially scary and violent topics.

To learn more about our Gore & Lore Tours and get tickets online click here:

GENERAL HISTORY TOURS

Our guide-led afternoon "Bellinghistory" tours are suitable for all ages and sensibilities, many also feature drink options for grown-ups with valid ID.  

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Stroll through one of Bellingham’s oldest neighborhoods with our guide and hear tales of pioneer families, Victorian houses, parks, schools, churches, stores, and more! Drink option following the tour at local watering hole for those 21+ with valid ID.

1-ish hours, less than 1 mile

Suitable for all ages and sensibilities

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Our guides will introduce you to historic Fairhaven, once its own little town with big aspirations. Hear about the wild-west glory days featuring lively characters such as “Dirty Dan” Harris.  

1-ish hours, less than 1 mile

Suitable for all ages and sensibilities

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This guided historical walking tour explores the “noisy waters” of Whatcom Creek, the birth site of the town of Bellingham. Learn the history of old town and Maritime Heritage Park and visit two of the towns’ oldest structures.

Suitable for all ages and sensibilities

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Our guides will lead you on a tour of the the old main drag of the former mining town of Sehome and conclude with a drink at (TBD) (21+ with valid id)

1-ish hours, less than 1 mile

Suitable for all ages and sensibilities

 

Explore Bellingham’s historically main arterial street.  Stories and snapshots of bygone days on the old main drag. 

1-ish hours, less than 1 mile

Suitable for all ages and sensibilities


To learn more about any of our “Bellinghistory” General Tours and book tickets online click here:

...or click below for a calendar of

all currently available tours! 

If you don't see the tour you want on the day you'd like on our schedule we also offer PRIVATE TOURS (all you need is 6 friends and/or 100-ish bucks!)

CANCELLATION POLICY

We provide a full refund if cancellations are made 24 hours in advance, otherwise give us shout and we will happily reschedule if life happens.  If we need to cancel an event due to hazardous weather or other disasters, we will offer a refund or reschedule option!