Lynden’s Historic Downtown

Explore Lynden’s Historic Downtown Lynden is home to Washington State’s largest Dutch settlement and is the heart of the region’s farmland. Upon reaching the four-block span of Front Street, known as Old Dutch Town, visitors are greeted by a 72-foot tall working windmill.  The Mill features the best meats and cheeses, plus a full bar […]

Ski ~Mt. Baker National Park, Hiking and Skiing

Things to do at Mt. Baker Are you looking for things to do at Mt. Baker? Located in northern Washington, it is the highest peak in the North Cascades and the northernmost volcano in the conterminous United States.  Summer months bring hiking when the road is cleared of snow to Artist Point at milepost 58, […]

Winter RVing fun in Whatcom County

Do you think RVing is just a summer activity?  Rving in Washington State Do you think RVing is just a summer activity? Did you know we are open year-round? Maybe you are looking for a Host in Washington or a Farm Stay? With a little planning and preparation, you can enjoy your RV year-round, even […]

Fall Hikes near the Farmstead

  Your guide to receational trails near Bellingham Click Here To Download More Updates The Interurban Trail is a rail trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It runs 6.6 miles between Fairhaven and Larrabee State Park in the Bellingham area. Popular with hikers and bicycles, the trail runs parallel to Chuckanut Drive through the Chuckanut Mountains. […]

A Day in Historic Fairhaven

Things to do in Fairhaven If you love great food, boutique shopping, a fantastic art scene, and getting outside in a small town, you will love Bellingham’s Historic Fairhaven District. One of my favorite things about Fairhaven is that everything is local and can only be found here in Whatcom County, making it the perfect […]

Mt. Baker National Park

Mt. Baker National Park While Kodak-moment meadows of colorful wildflowers are a big attraction throughout the summer, Mt. Baker is better known as one of the nation’s top snowboarding areas. Each winter, Mount Baker receives an average of more than 500 inches of snow. If you love remarkable mountain views, the quiet beauty of freshly […]

Our Top 10 List of things to do near Lynden

Things to do in Lynden There are so many places and things to see and do when visiting Lynden and the surrounding area. Whatcom County, Mt. Baker, Birch Bay, and Bellingham. Here we made a list of the top 10 things to do in Lynden, suitable for adults and children while enjoying your vacation. The […]

Things to do in Lynden

Local Lynden, Our Home The dutch township of Lynden is home to The Oostema Farmstead. There are plenty of nearby outdoor activities to boost your vitamin D intake while you stay with us. Let us share with you a few of our favorites: Bellwood Farm Farmstead & Distillery: Experience the country charm of Bellewood Farms. […]

Best Hikes Near Mt. Baker

Best Hikes Near Mt. Baker Baker Highway in northwest Washington State has got to be some of the most spectacular in the Continental US. There’s something about Mt. Baker’s cone, Mt. Shuksan’s rugged profile, and all the other nearby snowcapped peaks that are simply awe-inspiring. There are dozens of hikes available in the Mt. Baker […]

Northwest Raspberry Festival

Lynden’s Raspberry Festival Lynden’s Raspberry Festival July 15 and 16  Held in beautiful, historic downtown Lynden, Washington, during the popular Raspberry Festival weekend of July 16th, 2022. Park your car for the show and participate in the numerous activities throughout the town, including basketball tournaments, local berry farm tours, winery tours, street vendor markets, and […]