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Blaine, WA Travel and Vacation Getaways

WorldMark Birch Bay Exterior When you make the trip to the area around Blaine, you'll be surrounded by unparalleled beauty. Ideal for families traveling with children and couples seeking to spend some quality time alone together, this popular destination offers just about everything you can imagine. There are biking and hiking trails galore, two championship golf courses, and Birch Bay for scuba diving and sea kayaking. You can also go skiing in the winter at majestic Mt. Baker.

Birch Bay Vacation Destination

Birch Bay is the largest tide flat in Washington State, making it prime real estate for digging clams, building sand castles and soaking in the sun. Show off your game at the Sealinks Golf Course and get closer to nature at Birch Bay State Park. Go on a whale-watching cruise or sample local vintages at Dakota Creek Winery. Nooksack Casino and Silver Reef Casino and Spa are a short drive away.

For a spectacular time among glacier-covered peaks, mountain meadows and ancient forests go for a drive along Mount Baker Highway on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains.

Birch Bay Travel Tips

  • Packing tip- Bring a cooler for beach time and use it later for packing salmon and other freshly caught fish to take home.
  • Best attraction- The historic MV Plover Foot Passenger Ferry that connects Blaine Marina and Resort Semiahmoo.
  • Best time to go- Summer is everyone's favorite here but fall colors and spring clam digging are also fun.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 44°F
  • February: 48°F
  • March: 52°F
  • April: 57°F
  • May: 64°F
  • June: 69°F
  • July: 72°F
  • August: 72°F
  • September: 67°F
  • October: 57°F
  • November: 49°F
  • December: 43°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • White Rock, Canada
  • Bellingham, WA
  • Lynden, WA
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Burlington, WA
  • Mount Vernon, WA

Nearby Airports

  • Bellingham International Airport
  • Vancouver International Airport
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Medical Facilities

  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Island Hospital