General history tours
Suitable for all ages and sensibilities, our general "Bellinghistory" tours will alternate weekly and/or monthly during the 2018 season on saturday or Sunday afternoons.
Stroll through one of Bellingham’s oldest neighborhoods with a costumed guide and hear stories about pioneer families, Victorian houses, parks, schools, churches, stores, and more! Optional beverage from popular neighborhood watering hole Elizabeth Station (21+with valid ID).
The tour begins promptly at 2 pm by the fountain at Elizabeth Park (2205 Elizabeth St, Bellingham, WA 98225)
The tour covers just over one mile and runs around one hour plus time to chat over a pint (optional) when it concludes at the Elizabeth Station (1400 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225)
$20 drink option (21+) / $15 general / $10 youth
Whatcom creek tour
Let our guides teach you some Bellinghistory 101 while exploring the “noisy waters” of Whatcom Creek, the birth-site of our town. Visit two of the oldest buildings in town and learn the history of Old Town and Maritime Heritage Park.
The tour begins promptly at 2 pm, meet at the amphitheater at Maritime Heritage Park (500 W Holly Street, Bellingham, WA 98225). This tour is a loop that runs around an hour plus a few minutes depending how fast we walk and how much we talk! Total distance is under a mile.
$15 general / $10 youth
Our guide will lead you in exploring the the old main drag of the former little mining town of Sehome. Tour concludes with a drink at the beautiful and historical Aslan Depot for those 21+ with valid ID.
Tour begins promptly at 1:45 pm by the Goat Statue outside the Depot Market Square (1100 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225) and concludes near Aslan Depot (1322 N. State Street Bellingham, WA 98225). Total distance is under a mile.This tour runs around an hour plus depending how fast we walk and how much we talk, plus time to linger at the depot afterwards.
Note tour is open to all ages, however Aslan Depot is 21+ only.
$20 drink option/$15 general/$10 youth
south side stories
An introduction to historic Fairhaven, once its own little town with big aspirations. Hear about Fairhaven's wild-west glory days featuring lively characters such as “Dirty Dan” Harris.
The tour begins promptly at 2 pm, meet near the statue of Dirty Danat the the Fairhaven Village Green (1207 10th St, Bellingham, WA 98225)
This tour runs around an hour plus a few minutes depending how fast we walk and how much we talk! Total distance is under a mile.
$15 general / $10 youth
holly street history
Explore the history of Bellingham’s main arterial downtown street. Stories and snapshots of bygone days on the old main drag.