Blaine, Washington is beautifully framed by Mt. Baker to the east and Semiahmoo Bay and the Georgia Strait to the west. It is also home to Drayton Harbor and is just a short drive to the U.S. – Canadian border.

At the border crossing you will find the Peace Arch State Park. The 72-foot Peace Arch symbolizes nearly two centuries of peace between the two countries. This lovely landscaped park has thousands of flowers and shrubs plus seasonal displays of sculptures and art.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Blaine

Blaine and nearby Birch Bay are gaining an international reputation as a birding haven. The tide pools, estuaries and waterways attract thousands of geese, ducks, gulls, loons and shorebirds each year. Meanwhile popular Drayton Harbor attracts a high population of loons, as well as, endangered species such as the bald eagle, peregrine falcon and marbled murrelet.

Blaine has also recently made the Audubon Society’s list as one of the state’s top birding destinations.

Blaine's Market By The Sea
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
What's the Point? Low Tide Exploration Event
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Blaine's Old Fashioned 4th of July
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024
10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
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        We acknowledge that Whatcom County is located on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. They cared for the lands that included what we’d call the Puget Sound region, Vancouver Island and British Columbia since time immemorial. This gives us the great obligation and opportunity to learn how to care for our surrounding areas and all the natural and human resources we require to live. We express our deepest respect and gratitude for our indigenous neighbors, the Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe, for their enduring care and protection of our shared lands and waterways.
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