Lynden Tourism

Lynden is the second largest city in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. Named and established in 1874 on the site of the Nooksack Indian village Squahalish (Nooksack: Sqwehálich), the town of Lynden began as a pioneer settlement headed by Holden and Phoebe Judson. Lynden is approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south of the Canada–US border, with Lynden-Aldergrove operation and port of entry hours between 8:00 a.m. and midnight. It is also located about 15 miles (24 km) north of Bellingham, and about 95 miles (153 km) north of Seattle. The population of Lynden is about 12,902 according to the United States Census Bureau. Residents of Lynden are known as "Lyndenites". Lynden is also home to the Northwest Washington Fair. Lynden is home to the Lynden Lions, and The Lynden Christian Lyncs. There are three public elementary schools in Lynden: Isom Elementary, Bernice Vossbeck, and Fisher Elementary. There is also the private Lynden Christian Elementary. There is one public middle school (Lynden Middle School) and also the private Lynden Christian Middle School. The two main high schools are Lynden High School and Lynden Christian High School. There are also several much smaller private schools in the area.


Home to pretty treasures, Lynden is United States's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Lynden, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Seattle. Attractions in Seattle include Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Also, to reach Lynden, you'll have to take a flight to Seattle; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Lynden are of 1-2 days.

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