Bellis Fair Mall I-5, Exit 256
A regional shopping mall with five major department stores including Macy’s, J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, Old Navy and Target, and nearly 150 smaller shops including Gap and Forever 21. Features a food court with 16 vendors, as well as Buffalo Wild Wings, and Chipotle.
Meridian Street (Guide Meridian) – I-5, Exit 256
Running adjacent to Bellis Fair Mall, this major arterial offers local and nationally recognized stores. Nearby are Wal-Mart, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, DeWaard and Bode, and Best Buy. Also, for the finest hand-crafted chocolate visit Chocolate Necessities.
Downtown Bellingham – I-5, Exit 253, 254
A traditional downtown district with cultural flair. Features specialty shops, antiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants. Shops include Michael’s Books, The Greenhouse, Allied Arts of Whatcom County and Bella Flora. The Bellingham Farmers’ Market is on Saturdays. Nearby on James Street find Hardware Sales and Trader Joe’s.
Historic Fairhaven District – I-5, Exit 250
Tucked into turn-of-the-century buildings with classic brick facades, find upscale galleries, clothing, jewelry, books, gifts and some of Bellingham’s best restaurants. Don’t miss Paper Dreams; Good Earth Pottery; Gallery West and Village Books.
Sunset Square – I-5, Exit 255
Features K-Mart, Joann’s Fabrics, Safeway, a Goodwill Store and several specialty shops. There are a variety of restaurants including Applebee’s and Xing’s Panda Palace. Across the street is Lowe’s.