Near the Washington-Canada border, Ferndale serves as a northern satellite city to the city of Bellingham. Due to its location near the coast, Ferndale boasts a relatively mild climate, despite being as far north as it is. A town with agricultural roots that turned industrial, Ferndale perfectly encapsulates the idea of the true Pacific Northwest town. When you book an RV in Ferndale, you will be able to immerse yourself in the unmistakable, untouched natural beauty of northern Washington.
If you don’t feel like driving your Ferndale RV rental around town, you can take advantage of the bus services offered by the Whatcom Transportation Authority. The WTA services the entire county, with a couple routes that run through Ferndale. From those routes, you can easily get to most places throughout the county.
When you book an RV rental in Ferndale, you open up the northwestern reaches of the country as well as gain easy access into Canada. You can explore the one-of-a-kind cities of the Pacific Northwest or get lost in the wonderland-like natural world of this corner of the country. No matter what you choose to do, you will enjoy your escape from reality into the scenic city that is Ferndale.
The Great Outdoors
If you’re looking to experience the northern shores of the Pacific, then head to Birch Bay State Park in nearby Blaine. When you rent an RV in Ferndale, this short little drive is a definite must. With views of the Cascade Mountains to the east and the expansive Pacific to the west, you will feel tucked into a little retreat. You can walk up and down the rocky beach and go clamming or you can spend the day sailing or swimming. No matter how you choose to spend your day, Birch Bay is a classic Washington destination.
If you want to escape to the wilds of Washington and the Pacific Northwest, then travel to Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. This is the perfect destination if you are looking to do some more relaxed hiking. With 1,500 miles of trails that lead you through terrain varying from relatively flat meadows to the heights of the Cascades, you have so much to explore. Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie is one of the most visited forests in the Pacific Northwest, so why not spend the day hiking through the forest. You’ll feel transported to another world as you walk through the towering old growth forests.
Just past Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, in the heart of the Cascades, is the North Cascades National Park. This park is the perfect place to go if you’re looking to do a little incline hiking. With seemingly countless mountains to choose from, you’ll be challenged by the hike up and be rewarded with some of the most beautiful views of the valleys and glaciers below. If mountain hiking seems like a little too much, you can enjoy the many sapphire lakes and crystal clear rivers. You can kayak or canoe through passes, go fishing, and even waterskiing. You can even rent the supplies you’ll need on Ross Lake.
When you book a camper rental in Ferndale, you’ll need to find somewhere to stay for the night as you recharge and prepare yourself for all of the mountain climbing and water adventures ahead of you.
You can escape to the wilds of the Pacific Northwest without leaving all of the comforts of home behind. Nor’West RV Park offers full hookups, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. The Cedars RV Resort has electrical hookups, restroom and shower facilities, and laundry facilities, but you’ll also have access to a heated pool, a library, and a wide variety of sports fields and courts.
Explore the City
When you rent an RV in Ferndale, be sure to set aside some time to explore this wonderful town. There is so much to see and do in Ferndale and nearby Bellingham that you may never want to leave.
At Hovander Homestead Park, you can learn about the agricultural history of the area through their preservation of what’s called “pioneer farming”. You can get up close and personal with a variety of farm animals, like cows and goats, stroll through the well-maintained flower garden, and enjoy a walk over the marshlands on their boardwalk.
Just south of Hovander Homestead Park is the popular Tennant Lake Park. Here, you can climb up a viewing tower and get a panoramic view of the area around you. If you’re quiet, you’ll get to see a variety of water and shorebirds as they stop through the park. There are even hands-on learning centers perfect for families.
When you’re touring the town with a Ferndale motorhome rental, you may as well eat like a local. Be sure to treat yourself to some oysters or crab as you unwind after your day of play.