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Chuckanut Drive

Route 11, WA
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...a scenic diversion...

... a scenic diversion off the I-5 . Just past Bellingham, WA., take Rte.#11 for a scenic drive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful drive

We were based in the Seattle area and decided to take ride up to Bellingham. We've always wanted to... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
via mobile
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Chuckanut Drive is located between Bow and Fairhaven (Bellingham), WA. Built in 1909, as an original scenic roadway, above Chuckanut Bay.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... a scenic diversion off the I-5 . Just past Bellingham, WA., take Rte.#11 for a scenic drive. You past Fairhaven, Larabee State Park, then continue on to Chuckanut Drive. The drive follows the coastline, there is an Oyster Bar, and several restaurants on Chuckanut...More

Thank aloha_2005
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We were based in the Seattle area and decided to take ride up to Bellingham. We've always wanted to drive Chuckanut Drive which is beautiful but short. The Drive itself, there's a couple scenic lookouts which are beautiful. We didn't have time to try any...More

Thank TravelWithCameraHI
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Chukanut Drive/ highway 11 is a must do. We drove the entire way and hiked a state park in one morning. We were sorry to be too early to eat at Oyster bay since it looked amazing. You see beautiful mountains, the ocean, old trees,...More

Thank 3julieh3
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My friends chose this route on our way to Bellingham from Seattle. It did add about 10 minutes to our trip, but it was worth it for the incredible views. There are restaurants, inns, and pullouts along the way. Next time, I will take more...More

Thank adventureseeker2016
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wonderful road trip for any time of year as the seasons change the views with color and smells very peaceful drive

Thank jalado
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We like cars and driving back roads. A work colleague of my son in law, who is into good driving roads, recommended Chuckanut Drive. What a beautifully scenic route. The views through the trees out into the inlets were stunning. A visually amazing area. Highly...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely 21 mile drive from I-5 to Bellingham on narrow two lane road with wonderful scenic vistas at various pullouts. Bring a camera! Great restaurants and State Park along the way to visit.

Thank Buzzsaw22
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Fall colors were not quite out when we did this drive last week and it was a rainy day. We noted a number of interesting hiking trails we could do as we drove this route and would do it again taking the time to do...More

Thank nicquinn
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Finally got around to doing Chuckanut drive on my motorcycle. This road is highly touted but the drive is way to short (about 20 miles) with very limited viewpoints and pullouts. Nice curves for a motorcycle but be warned it is a narrow two lane...More

Thank hungarianrider
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The views, cliffs, and watching the sunset was amazing. There were a lot of scenic pullouts but even just driving it was beautiful with new views around every corner. We were a bit to early for the fall leaves so plan to come back as...More

Thank Jayne K
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