Historical Attractions in BLAINE with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Blaine, Washington State!)

Blaine is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Evergreen State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Blaine’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Blaine when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • San Juan Island National Historic Park

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    (34 miles) Friday Harbor

    San Juan Island is well known for splendid vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands and orca whales. But it was also here in 1859 that the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over a ...

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  • Orcas Island Historical Museum

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    (22 miles) Eastsound

    We serve Orcas Island residents and visitors to the island by offering new exhibits, presentations and speakers, tours, research assistance, the annual Historical Day Fair, open house celebrations, ...

  • The Whale Museum

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    (34 miles) Friday Harbor

    Come and visit The Whale Museum.In the Gallery of Whales you'll learn about the natural history of marine mammals, with a special focus on the orcas of J, K and L pods living in the waters of the San ...

  • Childrens Museum of Skagit County

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    (41 miles) Burlington

    Several role, imagination and construction play settings with fun educational bias. There's a toddler farmyard and an underwater themed sandbox for the smaller ones, plus painting and gluing for all ...

  • The Blue Fox Drive In and Karting

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    (51 miles) Oak Harbor

    Classic drive in experiences at the Blue Fox in Washington State, with great kids films and a karting track!

  • The Outback Kangaroo Farm

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    (61 miles) Arlington

    A zoo with a difference in Washington, with exotic animal tours where you can interact! Great family fun!

  • Olympic Game Farm

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    (62 miles) Sequim

    Experience wildlife at close range, with animals from all over the world on 84 acres of this beautiful Washington State game farm!

  • Birch Bay Waterslides

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    (4 miles) Blaine

    Birch Bay Waterslides is located in beautiful Blaine, Washington. With its wide variety of activities and highly trained staff, Birch Bay Waterslides is a waterpark designed and operated for the ...

  • Arne Hanna Aquatic Center

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    (22 miles) Bellingham

    The main attraction is the beach entry pool with the 135 foot water slide, but it also offers a 25 yard lane swimming pool and dive tank with 1m springboard.

  • Jump Around Fun Zone

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    (17 miles) Bellingham

    Inflatable houses, slides and obstacle course with fun features plus comfortable Parent’s Area with cafe and free wireless Internet. For 10 years and under and less than 5ft tall.

  • Jungle Playland

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    (43 miles) Mount Vernon

    offer a huge multi level jungle themed adventure play frame and additional features like a riding lion, plus extensive under 3 zone, super space maze and arcade. Outdoor summer splash park available ...

  • Lynden Skateway

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    (14 miles) Lynden

    Welcoming quad and inline skaters for a variety of sessions and lessons, getting some classic fun exercise.

  • Bellingham Sportsplex

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    (21 miles) Bellingham

    offers indoor soccer, ice skating and ice hockey both as public sessions and training classes.

  • Skagit Skate

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    (41 miles) Burlington

    The Skagit Skating Club classes are open to all boys and girls regardless of experience. Different ages and abilities will be grouped together. Parents may skate at no charge if they wish to help ...

  • Marysville Skate Inn

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    (70 miles) Marysville

    The Marysville Skate Inn is your place for family entertainment.

  • Miniature World Family Fun Center

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    (4 miles) Blaine

    Our three main attractions are the 18 hole Miniature Golf Course, the Go-Kart Track, and the Miniature Train ride through the Forest of Imagination. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking ...

  • Captain Jack Jrs Family Entertainment Centre

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    (18 miles) Bellingham

    offers a small but friendly children's play area with adventure climbing frame, plus skee ball, basketball, arcade and air hockey.

  • Bryant Blueberry Farm

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    (59 miles) Arlington

    Bryant Blueberry Farm and Nursery is a family-owned, child-friendly farm in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, using sound environmental and sustainable agricultural methods providing a safe and fun ...