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.
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.
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.