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Fabulous drive

I live in Washington for almost 6 years always driving to Canada and see the sign for chuckanut... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
fefa1986
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Seattle, Washington
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Beautiful Drive

If you're not in a hurry, Chuckanut Drive (Route 11) is a great way to go. If you're in hurry to go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
J0n1315
,
Kennewick, Washington
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“chuckanut manor” (10 reviews)
“samish bay” (10 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (10 reviews)
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State Highway 11, Bellingham, WA
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"south end"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I live in Washington for almost 6 years always driving to Canada and see the sign for chuckanut drive and I always here people saying it amazing drive so finally we drive and it was really memorable drive . We got to see amazing north...More

Thank fefa1986
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're not in a hurry, Chuckanut Drive (Route 11) is a great way to go. If you're in hurry to go either north or south, I-5 is definitely the faster way to go. Chuckanut is beautiful with lots of trees, water views, and nice...More

Thank J0n1315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did it twice because we loved this drive so much. A few good viewpoits and many beautiful houses.

Thank Jurgen B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views and an interesting drive. Check to be sure there isn't a bike rally/race, dodging rider a bit scary for both.

Thank Norman S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to go south fast, there's always I-5, but if you have time there is no lovelier drive than Chuckanut Drive.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your time on this wonderful drive. Great views of the bay with a number of turn outs for photos

Thank haleyhillton
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were advised to try this drive and we are glad we did. Nice meandering (and a bit narrow at times) road along the water and in amongst lots of gorgeous trees. We stopped at several overlooks to enjoy the view. Not far off the...More

Thank Kirk H
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

There were many cars parked at small pullouts so we didn't get to see what we missed. It's possible many cars belonged to hikers. Also many bikers on the road. We stopped by Taylor Shellfish Farm but weren't particularly impressed maybe because we have been...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I LOVE Chuckanut Drive. When it's nice out, my husband and I like to go out and enjoy this drive. There are some cool stops along the way. Stop at The Rhododendron Cafe for really good farm to table food and Larabee Park for a...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

turned off I-5 at Burlington and followed Chukanut Drive to Fairhaven.There are multiple turnoffs along the way and the highway hugs the shoreline

Thank David G
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fefa1986
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Steven I | Reviewed this property |
Just north of Burlington Highway 11 connects with Interstate 5. This is where you would get on. But, You will need to drive nearly all the way into Bellingham before you can safely turn into one of the housing developments... More
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James L
May 17, 2018|
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Response from Steven I | Reviewed this property |
Unless you wish to have the possibility of a head on collision, do not attempt to cross Chuckanut to get to the pull outs that are on the southbound direction. I have driven both northwards and southwards on Chuckanut... More
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