24 days in Bellingham & Dallas Itinerary

24 days in Bellingham & Dallas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Bellingham
— 10 nights
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Dallas
— 13 nights
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Bellingham

— 10 nights

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Explore Bellingham's surroundings by going to Anacortes (Rosario Beach, Tommy Thompson Trail, &more), Historic Flight Foundation (in Mukilteo) and Deception Pass State Park (in Oak Harbor). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Whatcom Falls Park, learn about all things military at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bellingham Farmers Market, and take in nature's colorful creations at Glen Echo Garden.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bellingham trip planner.

Port Angeles to Bellingham is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Bellingham, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dallas

— 13 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Tyler (Caldwell Zoo & Tyler Rose Garden), Waco (LaSalle Shoppes, Magnolia Market Silos, &more) and Fort Worth (Stockyards Museum, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, &more). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, observe the fascinating underwater world at The Dallas World Aquarium, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dallas road trip tool.

You can fly from Bellingham to Dallas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bellingham in May; daily highs in Dallas reach 83°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips