Burlington is located approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Seattle and about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Tacoma.
Holidaying in this popular region is about discovering new things, so set aside some time to jump in the car and check out a few of the other interesting population centers dotted around Burlington. Oak Harbor and Bellingham are two more places worth visiting while you're in Northwest Washington.
Approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north of Burlington is Bellingham, an important regional center which is home to Lake Padden Golf Course, Bellingham Railway Museum and Shuksan Golf Club. Ensure you don't rush back to Burlington until you've visited Bellingham's Bellis Fair Mall, North Bellingham Golf Course and Western Washington University.
Why don't you try some wintersports while you are in this interesting region? Skiing is a good option. Another one is cross-country skiing. Active travelers in search of action, adrenaline and adventure shouldn't miss the chance to test their limits by joining a hiking or mountain climbing adventure.
For those who intend on traveling by plane, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport is Bellingham International Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Burlington.