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    Visit Blaine's new tourism website: blainebythesea.com

    The City of Blaine provides a Visitor Information Center that also serves as the Blaine Chamber of Commerce office. Information on lodging, activities and relocation can be obtained from the center.

    Mailing Address

    Blaine Chamber of Commerce 
    546 Peace Portal Drive
    Blaine, WA 98230

    Blaine Chamber Phone: (360) 332-6484

    Email Contact: info@blainechamber.com

    Blaine Visitor Information Center


    Monday- Saturday: 11 AM - 4PM
    Sunday: 1-4 PM

    Visitor Information Center Phone
    (360) 332-4544


    Email Contact: info@blainechamber.com


    About Us About Us

    More detailed history and information coming soon. Please visit the following links for information:

    Link to the History of Blaine on The City of Blaine’s Website

    One person’s story of their kayaking and birding adventure in Blaine

    The Alaska Packer’s Museum is a great place to visit for the history of Blaine. 

    Information about The Peace Arch Park: 

    International Peace Arch Association

    Washington State Park Information

    More About Blaine


    Directions to Blaine Directions to Blaine

    Finding Blaine by Car:

    From Canada: Southbound on I-5, take exit 276, the first exit immediately after exiting the Peace Arch Border Crossing

    From Seattle/Bellingham: Northbound on I-5, take exits 274, 275, or 276

    Finding Blaine by Boat:

    Longitude: 48°60’N
    Latitude: 122°45’W

    Blaine has 2 full-service marinas; Semiahmoo Marina and Blaine Harbor. For guest moorage rates, availability and information at Blaine Harbor please call (360) 647-6176


    International Airports Near Blaine:

    Bellingham International (BLI) is 21 miles to the south of Blaine. The airport serves the commercial, general aviation, and corporate air transportation needs of the region

    Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is approximately 28 miles north of Blaine. Please see Border Crossing Information tab for more information

    Other International Airports:

    Sea-Tac International Airport (SEA) is approximately 123 miles south of Blaine

    Driving Miles from Blaine to:

    Vancouver, BC: 35 miles
    Bellingham, WA: 24 miles
    Seattle, WA: 110 miles

    Border Crossing Info Border Crossing Info

    The City of Blaine sits on the international border to British Columbia, Canada. Blaine has two border crossings, the Peace Arch crossing (Douglas Crossing) and the Pacific Highway crossing also know as the Truck Crossing (SR-543). There is also a border crossing from British Columbia into Point Roberts known as the Boundary Bay Crossing.

    For more information on border crossing rules, requirements, and wait times visit the following links:

    Washington State Department of Transportation

    US Customs and Border Protection

    Canada Border Services Agency

    Other important travel information:

    Amtrak Cascades Passenger Train & Amtrak Cascade Thruway Buses
    Amtrak Cascades passenger rail is available with four trips each day over the Skagit River Rail Bridge (and Amtrak Cascades Thruway Buses have add ten more trips through the area). The Skagit River Rail Bridge used by Amtrak Cascades is fully functional. For schedules, reservations and tickets, people can visit www.amtrakcascades.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.

    AMTRAK Fairhaven Station
    401 Harris Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    AMTRAK Skagit Station
    105 East Kincaid
    Mt. Vernon, WA 98273


    WSDOT Ferries are running on schedule out of Anacortes and throughout Puget Sound. The I-5 Skagit River bridge closure has no impact on the operations of ferries. For ferry schedules you can visit www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/


    Interesting British Columbia Links:
    Tourism Whistler
    Tourism Vancouver Official Web Site
    Whistler Chamber of Commerce
    West Vancouver Visitor Information
    Vancouver Vital Information: Crossing The Border
    Vancouver BC Restaurants
    Fraser Valley BC Restaurants
    White Rock BC Restaurants

    Interesting Whatcom County/Blaine Links:
    City of Blaine
    Bellingham/Whatcom County Tourism
    Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibit
    Mt. Baker Ski Area
    Blaine & Birch Bay Destination Map
    Mount Baker Region Destination Map


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