We live in one of the most beautiful parts of the Pacific Northwest. Our area offers solitude as well as access to a multitude of activities for people making their own fun. Choose from exciting day trips to Blaine, Bellingham, historic Fairhaven, Lynden, Mount Baker as well as activities in White Rock and Vancouver, British Columbia. The following are some ideas on what’s happening in these part and the great things that you can do year-round.
Driving Miles from Blaine:
Seattle: 121 miles, less than a 2-hour drive
Everett: 91 miles
Vancouver, B.C.: 35 miles
Bellingham: 27 miles, a 25 minute drive
Mount Baker Ski Area – one-hour away
Whistler Resort – 3-hours north in British Columbia
Grouse Mountain – Great skiing only 1+ hour north in British Columbia
Cypress Bowl – Skiing just 1+ hour north in British Columbia
Seymore Mountain – Ski Resort just 1+ hour north in British Columbia
MV Plover – (seasonal) Ferry rides along the Blaine waterfront to Resort
Birch Bay Water Slides – (seasonal) A family favorite. Enjoy the “Black Hole”,
a 60″ hydrocliff, River Raft and Giant Water Slides.
Miniature World Mini-Golf & Go-Carts – Birch Bay
Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club – 18 hole, Arnold Palmer designed course
Loomis Country Club – Custer – 18 hole
Grandview Golf Course – Custer
Riverside Golf Course – Ferndale
Dakota Golf Course – Custer
Rodaro Golf Range – Birch Bay
Miniature World Mini-Golf – Birch Bay
Whale Watching / Kayak Tours, & Fishing Charters
For the adventurous, enjoy whale watching, kayak tours or fishing the San Juans! Fun for the entire family! The following companies provide service out of Blaine Harbor in Blaine, WA:
Outer Island Expeditions
Whale Watching, Guides Kayak Tours,
Chartered Sport Fishing
Offers high quality, unforgettable marine experiences in the San Juan Islands of Washington State. Each of our boat tours are tailored according to season, recent wildlife sightings, and of course the interests of those aboard. Our focus is on making your trip a personal experience. This charter departs from Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, WA
Rip Tide Charters
Whale Watching, Island Cruising Tours,
Chartered Sport Fishing
Get ready for a fun filled day in the beautiful San Juan Islands. Whether you want to fish for, fresh crab or shrimp, go on the hunt for wildlife, cruise the islands, or a combination of events this is the package for you. Call to customize your day on the water. We also provide Whale Watching Tours and Island Cruising Tours. This charter departs from Blaine Harbor at 235 Marine Dr., in Blaine WA.
There are plenty of dining facilities to meet all tastes and pocketbooks.
Birch Bay: Birch Bay Teriyaki Bar, La Cantina Mexican, The Thai Steakhouse, The Blue Fish Sushi, Shore’s Restaurant, Topside Cafe, and The C Shop (open seasonally). Search for all restaurants in Whatcom County.
Blaine: Blaine Pizza Factory, Paso del Norte Family Mexican Restaurant, Chada Thai Restaurant, Little Caesars Pizza, Blackberry House Cafe, and Resort Semiahmoo offering Stars, a four-star restaurant; Packers, great for casual dining offering lunch and dinner and Pierside, casual dining for dinner and Sunday Brunch.
Mount Baker Theatre – Bellingham –
Bellingham Theatre Guild – Bellingham
Bellis Fair Cinemas – Bellingham – 6 threatre
Sunset Cinema – Bellingham
Sehome Cinema – Bellingham
Criterion White Rock – White Rock, B.C.
Rialto Twin – White Rock, B.C.