Nestled in the Bellingham Bay, north of the Chuckanut Mountains, Bellingham is a high-spirited and dynamic city in Washington. Surrounded by ravishing mountains and the serene sea, nature flourishes and beauty is infectious in this coastal city! The seaport is a popular tourist destination because of its access to adventure sports in the neighboring San-Juan Islands and North Cascades. Spend a fun-filled day at Whatcom Falls Park - an expansive park with four waterfalls and numerous hiking trails; explore mountain biking activities at Galbraith Mountain and indulge in skiing on the snow-clad slopes of Mt Baker Ski Area. The scenic seaport of Bellingham pulsating with zest and zeal has abundant grandiose and goodness to offer to travelers and tourists! If the sound of a holiday in Bellingham strums on the strings of your heart, leaf through to read about the best Vrbo vacation rentals in Bellingham, Washington, you can book for a start.
Located in the picturesque Chuckanut Drive, this charming cottage is a piece of heaven on earth. Surrounded by green mountains and silver cascades, encircled by tall pines and small ponds with lovely fishes, the ‘Pond Cottage’ is a haven for nature buffs. This dwelling comprises of a spacious room with a large and snug bed equipped with WIFI, a fully functioning kitchen, and a modern washroom. Experience farm-fresh delicacies, savor the local flavors and delight your taste buds while you are here. It is a dreamy nest for solitude-seekers, and a perfect den for a romantic getaway for couples.
Private Cottage In Pristine Valley On Chuckanut Drive
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen is very compactbut we removed the 3" memory foamNice cottage with plenty of outdoor space to enjoyand then it was fine)The seating is fairly limitedThis place is so beautiful and Harvey and Debbie wereThe bed was very soft (too soft for my back
Host:The host was helpful both in person and by email andneeds Everyone was so friendlysay hello any chance he got A gorgeous waterfall and a Zen areahow accommodating Harvey and Bev were in regards to our specific mobilityeven Bobby the dog and Coco and Sicily the donkeysRead more reviewsBut there are lovely hikes that start right from the propertySuch a peaceful tranquil setting for a weekend getawayWe have now stayed twice at the Pond CottageBut mostly just relaxed by the cottagePeaceful setting great access to trails and easy access to Bellingham LaConner and all that makes this part of the world one of our favorites
Situated close to Lake Whatcom in a serene location, this elegant abode ornamented with chic decor can nest four people and is suitable for families, couples, a small group of friends and/or business professionals. It comprises of two bedrooms, a cheerful deck with a scenic vista, a secure parking space, and a kitchen replete with microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, dishwasher, and tableware. Adventure lovers will have a ball with a wide range of outdoor activities like fishing, swimming, canoeing, etc. The Mt Baker Ski Area, renowned for skiing sports, is an hour’s drive away and the dazzling sunset at Bellingham Bay is 20 minutes’ away.
Cozy 2 Bedroom Cottage in Quiet Setting near Lake Whatcom 2617 North Shore Rd.
Top guest reviewsclean cozy and had everything we needed to feel at home out on the lakeand we couldn't open the blinds or doors/windowsIt was easy to feel that way because the cottage was so thoughtfully outfittedConveniently located with all the amenities Plenty of parkingWonderful and cozy cottage that was great for our Bellingham weekend Comfortable beds good location and great fireplaceIt is tastefully decorated and comfortably furnishedThey were very comfortable and enjoyed the lovely decor
Host:The owners were very helpful with any questions we hadWe didn't get the warm host vibe that other reviewers wrote about I hate writing a bad reviewWe wanted this experience to be moreThe hosts are very friendly and eager to assist if neededWe rented the besch house for family members attending our son's weddingRead more reviewsThe beautiful setting is peaceful and quietquiet setting Close to town and beautiful trails to exploreIt felt very rude and not neighborly We did get refunded the cost of one night after complaining but felt like there were lots of excuses and wasn't fun sharing a property with someone you had jus...It is a very easy beautiful drive to all that Bellingham offers
Far from the noise and clamor of the town, this lovely studio is tucked away in the serenity of the woods granting utmost peace and privacy during your vacation. The secluded den is furnished with simple and subtle decor and is equipped with modish amenities like a firepit, hot tub, wireless internet, heater, television, private parking space, washer, and dryer, etc. The pretty backyard is an ideal place to unwind and read a book or host a picnic. It is suitable for couples and/or solo travelers for short/long durations. Bicycles are available for enthusiasts to explore the rugged and wild trails around.
Private Studio Guest Home Near Whatcom Lake With Hot Tub & Firepit
Top guest reviewsIt does NOT have a kitchen sinkYou need to be aware that there is not a full kitchenThe place was built without a kitchenThe hot tub was ah-mazing for soaking away all your cares esp at night with the hanging tree lights in full effectWarm hospitality and a modern cottage in the woods was perfect for 3 Beautiful Whatcom Lake is minutes down the road as is the hip downtown BellinghamEverything was very neat and cleanand it was lovely to see the lake everyday when we went that wayVery clean with extremely gracious hostsThere is a full fridge for snacks and drinks and a large toaster oven and coffee maker and microwave and dishes and cups and mugs and flatware
Host:Our hostess Heather was very accomodating and made us feel genuinely welcomeVery welcoming host and nice spotand she made sure we felt welcome and had everything we needed Hot tub was heated and runningShe even accommodated my older son as we thought he would be in the dorm one more nightThe host was very hospitable and checked in with us to see how we were doing and if we needed anythingRead more reviewsSecluded location just up the hill from a scenic lake nestled in mountains and yet less than 15 mins from all downtown Bellingham has to offer HeatherNo shortage of cultural amenities and natural beauty in Bellingham; we used to live and work nearbyGreeted in the driveway by HeatherThe property has lovely landscaping gathering spaceThe studio is a separate building from the house which shares the backyard
Cradled in the woods with a vista of the Lummi Islands, this alluring cottage with chic and pleasing interiors is a delight for all those who savor the feeling of being an ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ The bright and spacious cabin consists of a living room with a fireplace, two stylishly furnished bedrooms, an elegantly equipped kitchen with a dining area, and a deck with a firepit. It is modernly equipped with air conditioning, WIFI, heater, washer and dryer, television with a DVD player, etc. The hosts are courteous, super-friendly and extremely helpful. If you are pining for a holiday to create sweet memories with loved ones amidst the quietude of nature, this cabin is the perfect vacation rental!
Secret passage to the San Juan Islands. Very quiet spot on a short, rural road.
Top guest reviewsThe cabin is very cozyIt has a well stocked kitchen and 2 large bedrooms Appears recently renovatedAlso the kitchen was stocked with spicesClean and updated inside with all the amenities for a great stayThe price was right for the neighborhoodThe house is clean and well keptCottage was lovely well stocked and very clean
Host:Nice clean well maintained Great experienceThe owner was also very nice and helpfulGreg was a great host and very professionalA well cared for home and run by someone who knows what customer service is aboutWrap around deck and pet friendly Would stay again for sureRead more reviewsCabin has great location for beach walkingGreat location to explore Lummi island and Bellingham areaAnother great stay in paradiseThe cabin is extremely well balancedWe loved the winter storms
Perched on the shore, this rustic treehouse with an artistic decor overlooks the resplendent Lummi Bay and the San Juan Islands. The waterfront abode comprising of one tastefully decked-up bedroom, a washroom, and a superbly stocked kitchen can comfortably shelter four people. It is furnished with amenities like heated floors, a fireplace, smoke detector, wireless internet, satellite television, safe parking slot, washer, and dryer, etc. The patio with a spectacular vista of the ocean is an ideal spot to witness a phenomenal sunset with your better half and/or to bask in solitude with a hot cuppa and a good book! The serene location habited by soaring eagles and blue herons among other birds is a paradise for bird watchers.
Treehouse on Waterfront Acerage
Top guest reviewsThe only thing that I would change is to add a comfortable couch or chair as the bench seating wasn't very comfortableall the rocks/barnacles would make it very difficult to swimThe only thing I would have liked was a more comfortable way to sit and watch TV and look at the viewMany bald eagles in the areaWe were pleasantly surprised as soon as we turned off the road and entered a forest that led to the ocean it felt like we entered a different worldThe place was amazing and the owners were very niceThe apartment itself had everything it advertised and had everything we needed and was very niceThe apartment had absolutely everything we needed plus moreThe bell peppers were superb and so fresh
Host:Lummi bay is so beautifulShe opened her plentiful garden to usShe was very accommodating and friendly to bootWell designed Well appointedwell checked us right inRead more reviewsA little far out from downtown Bellingham (20 minute drive)If you're looking for a quiet place to just getaway toExploring nearby Lummi Island was a treat tooDidnt get a chance to take out the kayaks Really enjoyed our stayis a bit of a stretch since there is no sand and
Nestled on the edge of Emerald Lake, this entrancing studio space in the basement of a chalet is a fable straight out of a fairytale. The beautiful decor with its rustic aura thoroughly complements the glorious vista outside. Furnished with a queen size bed, an elegant washroom with a bathtub, an equipped kitchen, and a private deck, this beautiful dwelling is a paradise on earth for lovebirds and solitary nester(s) alike! The vacation rental also provides a canoe, three kayaks and a paddleboat encouraging your outdoor experience in the wilderness. Awaken the hidden explorer within and go fishing and/or swimming in pristine waters of the lake, light a fire and watch the fall of dusk from the deck. Book now to pamper your loved one and yourself with a memorable and eventful vacation!
'Emerald Lake' Studio --ENJOY SPRING & SUMMER AT OUR NEWLY UPDATED STUDIO!
Top guest reviewsThe view of the lake is amazingThere is a great view of the lakeCozy studio with a great view of the lakeso come prepared for thatso it was not necessary to turn on the heat for our visit in late OctoberThe place was very clean and comfortable
Host:The hosts are also very responsive and thoughtfulHowever some might consider that a positiveWe had some issues with the upstairs guestWe brought premade rice and other vegetables to accompany the chicken Simple foods for a romantic getawaybut the communication with the owner was horribleRead more reviewsBeautiful Quiet Lovely walk around the lakeand there still is a lot of sun on the water's edge belowOur stay was a very pleasant and peaceful reprieve from the busy-ness of city lifeThis is a perfect small-roomy-suite if you're looking for a getaway in seclusion with a beautiful lake viewit was to cold and rainy to get out on it and play but
True to its name, ‘Buttercup’ is an exquisite vacation rental imparting the essence of being in an oasis with plush decor. The two-storeyed, swanky cottage comprises of four tastefully ornamented bedrooms, a ritzy kitchen with state-of-the-art amenities, a dining area, a sheltered porch in the front yard and a private backyard furnished with picnic tables. The expansive abode can luxuriously nest six people providing ample space to lounge and repose. Equipped with modern facilities like wireless internet, television, DVD player, laundry area and parking space, it is ideal for families/couples to holiday and reconnect with one another. Located in Fairhaven, it is one block away from Taylor Street Dock and Boulevard Park, which houses 'Woods Coffee’ on its turf, a popular cafe known for Bellingham-roasted coffee, local grubs, and delicacies.
FAIRHAVEN - One Block to Waterfront and Taylor Street Dock
Top guest reviewsso rest assured you will have wonderful nights of sleep on the oh so comfy bedsUnlike other rentals I have experienced in the past Buttercup had plenty of everything we needed towels soapsThe house was immaculate and they have thought of everything you could possibly need or wanthas to offer Michelle is very caring and makes sure you have everything you needThe house was immaculate and everything is in working orderIt was centrally located to both Fairhaven and Bellingham very clean and beautifully decoratedno bathrooms adjacent to bedrooms and doors need some minor maintenance
Host:Nice home well kept good location Good communication and good valueThe home is adorable and there was more then enough space for our group of 5 ladies They graciously allowed us to check in very early and were there to great us show us around the home and give u...Michelle is super responsive to messages via HomeAway tooI have a very sensitive backWe stayed with two kids and two seniors and all of us had a wonderful time Location could not be more perfect Thoughtful details and well appointedRead more reviews5 minute walk to downtown Fairhaven's wonderful shops and restaurantsGreat home located just a few blocks from downtownLoved that it was walking distance to FairhavenCutest house and perfect location for waterfront and FairhavenMichelle and Katherine were a pleasure to deal with and check in/out
This lovely, little home nestled in a serene neighborhood is an ideal vacation rental to unwind, rejuvenate and explore the abundance that nature has to offer! The spacious property with three comfortably furnished bedrooms, two modern washrooms, and a well-stocked, equipped kitchen can accommodate six people. An expansive deck in the backyard provides the perfect picnic spot to eat, laugh and make merry with your loved ones! Enclosed by rugged trails, it is a blessing for outdoor enthusiasts who love exploring the wilderness. With deers and birds and hoot of the owls, there are opportunities to bond with the winged and the four-legged species as well!
Parkside Retreat in Bellingham1911 Iowa Drive
Situated on the shore of Lake Whatcom, this cabin is comfortably furnished to make one feel at home. The spacious space houses two bedrooms, one washroom, a well-stocked kitchen, and a fenced yard with picnic tables. A palatial deck offers a captivating view of the green hills, ever-changing sky and turquoise lake overlooking it! The quaint cabin is equipped with amenities such as wireless internet, satellite television, secure parking spot, washer, and dryer, etc. and is suitable for long stays. There is abundant scope for outdoor activities like hiking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and fishing in the surrounding areas.
Beautiful Lake Whatcom Cabin
Top guest reviewsThe house very comfortable including the beds and living room furnitureart-deco lampshades in the living roomThe deck almost doubles the living space and the yard features attractive landscaping and yet more spaceThe living room is very comfortable with 4 big leather chairs for enjoying a cup of coffee or watching a movie and the deck provides a great view over the lakeThe views from the living room were amazingvery relaxing and exactly as advertisedThe place was very clean and the beds were comfortableThe cottage was very clean and comfortableThis property is so beautiful and clean and the best views everThe owners obviously care about the place and take pains to ensure their guests' comfort
Host:Lovely home with lovely viewThe home was so amazing and very wellwe're always so happy with how clean and comfortable the home is Thanks againwell kept and had every detail we needed (night lightsWe didn't venture across the road to the beach but surely on warm summer days that would be another optionRead more reviewsThe location offered beautiful sunrise views over the lake and mountains just a few minutes from downtown BellinghamThere is also a skate park just a few miles away that we went to oftenThe leather chairs and ottomans went perfectly with my glass of scotchWe visited the Spark MuseumWe enjoyed the feeling of being away from it all with convenience to Bellingham
Seated on the shore of Lake Whatcom in a beatific location, this cute cottage with a pleasing patio and a pretty garden is an ideal place for an intimate getaway and/or solo travelers seeking a serene place to ponder and reflect. The studio comprises of one modestly furnished comfortable bedroom, an equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, a modish washroom, secure parking and is perfectly suitable to stay for long durations. Encompassed by nature on all sides, this vacation rental is a heavenly nest to relax and unwind. Situated close to Mt Baker, there are a whole lot of outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, snowmobiling you can indulge in and appease the hidden explorer within!
Darling Lake Whatcom Cottage
Top guest reviewsThe view of the lake from the living room and the bedroom was beautifulbedroom living room and kitchenThe additional bonus is the laundry roomThe kitchen had everything we needed to cook our mealsThis place on the lake is cozy and the bed very comfortableMost importantly it was clean and neat when we arrivedVery clean and well appointed Bed very comfortable
Host:nice carpets and neutral color tonesWhat a sweet cozy cottageThe owner was very responsive in communicating with us at the time of bookingEverything in the cottage worked Michael and Terri were very responsive to any questions we had about how to use somethingWe are grateful to find this gem and hope to returnRead more reviewsIt is a fantastic location and close to sights & parks in the areaJust spent several days at this beautiful cottage right on the lakeThe desk area in the bedroom is great for setting up a computer spaceThe cottage was spotless and smelled clean and fresh Beautiful garden setting with bbq and dining table just steps from the doorand it met every need of ours
Don the explorer's hat, make merry and holiday in Bellingham
‘One touch of nature makes the whole world kin,’ said William Shakespeare. With an aesthetic canvas characterizing an inspiring blend of the mountains, sky and the sea, Bellingham is the place to be! Camp in the woods amidst whispering pines, ski down slopes of snow-clad peaks or bicycle through rugged trails in the wilderness. Bellingham provides every traveler with expansive space and various ways to bond with the mountains. Float in soothing waters of the Pacific and set your soul free with a getaway to this enlivening coastal city!
Get Trip101 in your inbox