Lynden is located in the northern center of Whatcom County on State Highway 539. A strong ethnic culture from Holland dominates the lovely landscaped town. Home of the Northwest Washington Fair and numerous community festivals.
The city is regularly rated among the best places to retire or to visit. Outstanding parks, a mild climate and easy access to Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. are among its appeal.
Blaine — at the border crossing to British Columbia — is home to the Peace Arch, a 67-foot structure that symbolizes the friendly relations between Canada and the United States. The city has a marina, specialty shops and lodging.