ATTRACTIONS: BLAINE, WA - LYNDEN, WA -- WHATCOM, COUNTY
BLAINE: is a border town in every sense of the word. Some of the streets in town end because
if they didn’t, you’d go right across the US-Canadian Border. However, this isn’t just a town you
blast through on your way from point A to point B. There are plenty of attractions that make Blaine a
destination in its own right.
LYNDEN: Surrounded by small farms and agricultural businesses, Lynden is a quaint rural town. The
main street of town boasts the city’s renowned Dutch Heritage with several Dutch restaurants and
bakeries as well as a large windmill. The city also hosts many popular community events including
one the largest in the county, the Northwest Washington Fair.
- Blaine Chamber of Commerce - Welcome to Blaine!
Known as the Peace Arch City, Blaine is nestled in the northwest corner of Washington State sitting on the international border between British Columbia, Canada and the United States. The City of Blaine epitomizes the best of small town charm and is strong in maritime heritage.
- Bellingham-Blaine/Whatcom Tourism
Whether for the weekend or an extended stay, we offer a break from the ordinary. With magnificent natural scenery, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Baker, hiking, arts and theatre, charming villages and water adventures; waterslides, river rafting, and whale watching.Bellingham Whatcom County is a unique area of Washington state.
The Coast Millennium Trail (CMT) is a concept plan for a destination off-road shared-use path connecting communities from Skagit County to British Columbia, Canada, and beyond. Bellingham and other communities in Whatcom County constructed segments of the trail between 1999 and 2007. By 2009, approximately 15 miles of trail along the CMT route was open for the walking and biking public to enjoy.
- Drayton Harbor Maritime Museum
Come ride the historic MV Plover, the oldest passenger foot-ferry in Washington State. Built in 1944 in Seattle, the MV Plover was used to shuttle cannery workers to the Alaskan Packers Salmon Cannery on Semiahmoo Spit, now home to Semiahmoo Resort & Spa.
Today, the Motor Vessel Plover has been restored to its original look and is again plying her original route, no longer carrying cannery workers, but tourists, visitors and townsfolk. On June 4th, 1997, the MV Plover was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The restoration of the Plover was in part taken up by Captain Richard Sturgill, founding director of Drayton Harbor Maritime Society. CPT Sam Clemens is now the Captain of the MV Plover.
- International Peace Arch, The
The International Peace Arch stands astride the international boundary between Surrey, British Columbia and Blaine, Washington. "The Peace Arch Rises", one foot anchored in American soil and the other in Canadian. Standing tall as a physical symbol of an imaginary line that stretches over 3000 miles.
- Miniature World Family Fun Center
4620 Birch Bay Lynden Rd., Birch Bay, WA 98230
Exit 270 off I-5 -- head west 3 miles. Only 15 minutes from Bellingham and Lynden.
Miniature World is a wonderful place for the family to enjoy a day of fun and adventure. Our three main attractions are the 18 hole Miniature Golf Course, the Go-Kart Track, and the Miniature Train ride through the Forest of Imagination.
Providing incredible fun for kids and adults of all ages!
Provider of recreational opportunities, which acquire and maintain sites that enhance our quality of life, and preserve the natural and
recreational resources of the district.
- Semiahmoo Park Maritime Museum
A history of Blaine's early years and the Alaska Packers Ferry & Steamboat Company. Open from Noon - 4pm on Saturdays & Sundays. Admission by donation.
- Whatcom County Dining Guide
Whatcom County Parks & Recreation has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a stroll by the beach or a strenuous climb to a mountain top, you can find it here. Watch Orca whales swimming or bald eagles feasting. Touch history at a museum or pioneer homestead. Find the perfect campsite by a mountain lake or close to the surf. Take a little down time in a rustic cabin. Have a big picnic or a romantic sunset dinner for two.
- Bellingham International Airport (BLI)
- Victoria/San Juan Cruises
- Whatcom Transit Authority (WTA)
ATTRACTIONS: LYNDEN, WA
BelleWood Acres, your Honeycrsip headquarters, is home to 24,000 apple trees. We invite you to tour the orchard, visit the packing line, watch cider being pressed and pies being made. Visit the farm store for that perfect holiday decoration and gifts. Sampling is mandatory! We are "Food Alliance" and "Salmon Safe" certified. Our homemade products include: fresh pressed apple cider (UV Protected), apple cider vinegar, apple cider syrup, dehydrated apple chips, caramel apples, apple pie, apple turnovers, cookies and our own honey roasted peanut butter. We grow 16 varieties of apples: Gravenstein, Zestar, Sansa, Sunrise, Tsugaru, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, McIntosh, Jonamac, Gala, Golden Supreme, Fuji, Orin, Sonata, Boskoop, and Idared. We also grow three varieties of pears, and several varieties of pumpkins, winter squash, gourds, Indian corn, and sun flowers.
Berthusen Park is enjoyed by visitors wishing to hike and picnic in Lynden, WA. Camping and kitchen facilities are also available at this park, which is located on Berthusen Road.
- Fairgrounds - Northwest Washington
The Northwest Washington Fairgrounds include the Henry Jansen Agricultural Center, the Expo Building, the Mount Baker Rotary Building and much more. These grounds are home to the Northwest Washington Fair in mid August each year.
Address: 1775 Front Street | Lynden, WA | 98264 - 1 360 354-4111
217 Front Street, Lynden, Washington 98264
This museum has a bit of everything, including antique cars, trucks, farm tractors, horse and buggies plus war memorabilia, photos, local ...
Located on the southwest side of Lynden, Wiser Lake provides wildlife viewing, paddling, power boating, water skiing and much more. Public access to the lake is located on the east side of Highway 539.