Image via WikipediaThe town of Bellingham WA sits on the upper left corner of the state and is the last major city of America's Pacific coastline before entering into Canada. Just west of the town is the north Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands, which offer picturesque views and gorgeous scenery especially at sunset. To the east are the snow-capped Mount Baker and North Cascade mountains, which offer great activities for the outdoorsy type including hiking, skiing and of course, natural beauty.
Bellingham is a great place for those who want to escape the city life and get away from it all, but the city isn't all that far from "it all". The city sits approximately 90 miles from Seattle and only 50 miles from Vancouver. Both cities offering a variety of attractions and activities perfect for a day or weekend trip.
Bellingham is a great town for any demographic, and the Washington Post has ranked Bellingham as the #2 city in the United States for Fostering Entrepreneurial Businesses. To top it off, housing market in the area is as good as it's ever been for home buyers! If you're looking to move to the area, take a look at some great new Bellingham Homes. You can also set up your own automated real estate search throughout Whatcom and Skagit Counties.