Local Attractions


Let the Coachman Inn be your resting place while you enjoy the local attractions of Bellingham, Washington. We offer information on transportation and numerous entertainment venues in the area.

Take Your Vacation Here

There is something to do for everyone in your group when you stay at our hotel, located in the heart of the city and just minutes away from various restaurants and entertainment. There is a bus transit stop within walking distance, as well as a bus terminal about two miles away.

The Alaska ferry terminal is also two miles away, and an Amtrak® station is just three miles down the road. The Bellingham International Airport is five miles away, while the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is located 95 miles from us.

Go to Vancouver, British Columbia, just 45 miles away, with the Canadian border just 20 miles from our hotel. Stop here on your way to Seattle, only 90 miles away. Visit easily accessible and nearby local attractions of Bellingham, such as:


Western Washington University

Distance : 1 Mile
Western Washington University’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) on the Peninsulas Announces Fall Slate of Public Classes.With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Not so big that you feel like a number; not so small that you have to conform to a mold. Large enough for you to define yourself and small enough that you make a difference.

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Historic Fairhaven District

Distance : 2.7 Miles
Leave your cares behind and spend some Happy Hours strolling through Fairhaven. Located on the north end of Chuckanut Drive, within the southern city limits of Bellingham, the Fairhaven Historic District is noted for its colorful 19th-century architecture and history. In recent years, the district has blossomed into a lively getaway destination and residential community.

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whatcom Falls Park

Distance : 2.5 Miles
There are three and a half miles of trails in Whatcom Falls Park. Many routes wind through the forests here, some overlooking the creek gorge and still pools. Some wind through open meadows, while others stay in deep forest.

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Lake Padden Park

Distance : 3.7 Miles
Lake Padden is a lake located in Bellingham, Washington, United States. The park is popular during the spring and summer, and features numerous picnic areas as well as playgrounds. There are also numerous trails located around the lake and throughout the surrounding forest that are used for hiking and biking. A public golf course is located along the eastern shore.

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Sehome Arboretum

Distance : 1 Mile
Sehome, also called Sehome Hill, is a forested hill in Bellingham, Washington. The Sehome Arboretum is an 180-acre park of second growth forest is located on the hill, adjacent to the campus of Western Washington University.

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Bellis Fair Mall

Distance : 4.5 Miles
Bellis Fair is an enclosed shopping mall in Bellingham, Washington. Opened in 1988, it features JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, DSW, H&M, Forever 21, and Target. It is managed by General Growth Properties.

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Downtown Bellingham

Distance : 1 Mile
Downtown Bellingham is located on the shores of Bellingham Bay, providing a breathtaking destination for visitors to enjoy. Our downtown truly has something for everyone, and boasts a unique variety of public art, specialty shopping, fine dining, and cultural entertainment – all within walking distances from each other!

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Seattle Premium Outlets

Distance : 51 Miles
Seattle Premium Outlets features an upscale collection of over 130 designer names from women’s apparel and jewelry to sporting goods including Adidas, Burberry, Coach, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

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Friday Harbor

Distance : 61 Miles
Friday Harbor is located midway along the eastern shore of San Juan Island, second largest in a chain of 172 islands in the northernmost stretch of Puget Sound, and situated between Canada’s Vancouver Island and the Washington State mainland.

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Larrabee State Park

Distance : 6 Miles
Set on the seaward side of Chuckanut Mountain near Bellingham, Larrabee State Park is known for its postcard views of Samish Bay and the San Juan Islands. It is also Washington’s first state park.

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Lake Samish

Distance : 11 Miles
With picturesque views of Lake Samish and the Chuckanut Mountains, the rustic Samish Lodge has a great atmosphere for a small wedding, family social or business meeting.

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Boulevard Park

Distance : 3 Miles
Boulevard Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States. The population was 5,287 at the 2010 census. Boulevard Park was part of the Riverton-Boulevard Park CDP, until it was split for the 2010 census into Riverton and Boulevard Park.

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Mount Baker

Distance : 36 Miles
Mount Baker, also known as Koma Kulshan or simply Kulshan, is an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the North Cascades of Washington in the United States. Mount Baker has the second-most thermally active crater in the Cascade Range after Mount Saint Helens.

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If you are coming from I-5 S, take Exit 252 and make a left at the stop sign. When you come to the next light, take a left to go over the freeway. Continue going straight for approximately 1/4 of a mile, where we are directly across from Happy Nails

From I-5 N, take Exit 252 and make a right at the first traffic light. Continue going straight for a quarter of a mile until you get to Happy Nails, located directly across from our hotel. We are easy to find no matter where you are coming from.