129. Point Roberts, Washington USA

Why Point Roberts?

Point Roberts is a part of the U.S. that is only accessible from Canada. You see when they drew the 49th parallel that separates the United States and Canada they did not realize this until they actually went and did a land survey. It’s a great place to visit as a result.

Point Roberts USA

Point Roberts USA

Where is Point Roberts?

Point Roberts, Washington USA is located south of the Canadian border. It.s accessible by road from Canada.

How To Get Here

By Train

Train service is provided by Via Rail Canada to Vancouver, BC Canada then you have to rent a car. Also, you may take  Amtrak to Seattle, Washington and then rent a car.

By Bus

The area is served by Greyhound.

By Plane

Nearest airport is in Bellingham, Washington (BLI) which is served by Alaska Airlines (AS) and Allegiant (G4). Closest major airport is Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and you may also fly into Paine Field, WA (PAE) or Seattle, WA (SEA).

Airlines serving Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are:

Aer Lingus (EI), Aeromexico (AM), Air Canada (AC), Air China (CA), Air France (AF), Air New Zealand (NZ), Air North (4N), Air Transat (TS), Alaska Airlines (AS), All Nippon Airlines (NH), American Airlines (AA), Beijing Capital Airlines (JD), British Airways (BA), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Central Mountain Air (9M), China Airlines (CI), China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), EVA Airways (BR), Eidelweiss Air (WK), Flair Airlines (F8), Hainan Airlines (HU), Helijet International (JB), Hong Kong Airlines (HX), Icelandair (FI), InterJet (4O), Japan Airlines (JL), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Korean Airlines (KE), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Pacific Coastal Airlines (8P), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Sunwing Airlines (WG), United Airlines (UA), WestJet (WS) and Xiamen Air (MF).

Paine Field, WA (PAE)

These are the airlines serving Paine Field, WA (PAE): Alaska Airlines (AS) and United Airlines (UA).

Seattle/Tacoma International, WA (SEA)

And these are airlines serving Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA):

Aer Lingus (EI), Aeromexico (AM), Air Canada (AC), Air France (AF), Alaska Airlines (AS), All Nippon Airlines (NH), American Airlines (AA), Asiana Airlines (OZ), British Airways (BA), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Condor (DE), DI, Delta Air Lines (DL), EVA Airways (BR), Emirates (EK), Frontier Airlines (F9), Hainan Airlines (HU), Hawaiian Airlines (HA), Icelandair (FI), Japan Airlines (JL), JetBlue Airways (B6), Kenmore Air (M5), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Korean Airlines (KE), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Norwegian Air UK (DI), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Southwest Airlines (WN), Spirit Airlines (NK), Sun Country Airlines (SY), Thomas Cook Airlines (MT), United Airlines (UA), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS), Volaris (Y4) and Xiamen Air (MF).

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

Point Roberts does not have many hotels in the area. You can find hotels in Richmond, Canada; Blaine, Washington or in Bellingham, Washington.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

Where To Eat

There are a few restaurants here down by the waterfront.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

This is a great place to enjoy the views. You can also see the monument marking the 49th parallel.
Plus you see the boundary that separates the two countries.
Point Roberts USA - Obelisk

Point Roberts USA – Obelisk

Point Roberts USA - Marker

Point Roberts USA – Marker

Point Roberts USA - Street at Border

Point Roberts USA – Street at Border

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD)

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Point Roberts USA - Obelisk

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