TOUR DESCRIPTIONS AT-A-GLANCE
Public tours run seasonally June - October, private programs and special events available year round!
tour prices range between $15-20
All Tours last around 1 hour and are under 1 mile in distance
GORE AND LORE TOURS
(October only unless booked as a private tour)
Explore the spooky side of old Fairhaven, Bellingham’s “haunted hot-spot.” Local lore and ghost stories, murders and other macabre topics.
Creepy tales from Bellingham’s crypts – unsettling hauntings, strange happenings and horrific true crimes.
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+
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 Uisce Irish Pub for those of age and inclination (21+ with Valid ID)
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 Stone's Throw Brewery for those of age and inclination (21+ with Valid Id)
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.
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 from Elizabeth Station (21+ with valid id)
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.
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.
Explore Bellingham’s historically main arterial street. Stories and snapshots of bygone days on the old main drag.