Uniquely located in the northwest corner of Washington state at the Canadian border. Blaine sits between two of the most popular cities in the pacific northwest, Vancouver, British Columbia just 35 miles to our north and Seattle, Washington, 110 miles to our south. The City of Blaine is situated on the banks of Drayton Harbor and the foothill of the cascade mountain range with easy access to the Mt. Baker Wilderness and Mt. Baker Ski area just 25 miles to the east.
The City of Blaine contains 3.3 square miles of land sitting along the broad sweep of Drayton Harbor, with 2 full-service marinas; Semiahmoo Marina on the south side and Blaine Marina sitting on the north side of Drayton Harbor. Drayton Harbor provides 8.7 miles of shoreline within the city limits – a haven for multiple species of shorebirds and marine life. From downtown Blaine, Drayton Harbor sweeps around in an almost full circle to Semiahmoo Spit, which features miles of saltwater shoreline, perfect for clamming, crabbing and fishing. Blaine is the gateway to the San Juan Islands and is rich in maritime history.
Blaine offers a mix of housing opportunities ranging from low income and quaint nineteenth century homes to luxury waterfront homes in the gated community of Semiahmoo with the Arnold Palmer designed Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club. Semiahmoo is also home to Semiahmoo Resort, a seaside hotel featuring a luxurious spa and the number one and number three rated golf courses in Washington state; Loomis Trail Golf Club and Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club.
The harbor reflects the diversity of the town with a mix of recreational boating to commercial fishing boats. On the east side of Blaine there is a more rural residential setting with mostly 5 acres or more of homes, mini farms and an industrial development section. Sitting just south of Blaine is the resort community of Birch Bay. To the north of Blaine sits the international border between Washington State and British Columbia, Canada. There are 2 border crossings in Blaine, The Peace Arch Crossing also known as the Douglas Crossing and the Truck Crossing known as the Pacific Crossing
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