129. Point Roberts, Washington USA

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It’s 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



Point Roberts, Washington USA is located south of the Canadian border. Its 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

The nearest airport is in Bellingham, Washington (BLI) which is served by Alaska Airlines. The closest major airport is Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and you may also fly into Seattle, WA (SEA).

The following airlines has service to Vancouver International Airport (YVR):

All Nippon Airlines (NH), Alaska Airlines (AS), Air France (AF), Air North (4N), Air Canada (AC), American Airlines (AA), Air New Zealand (NZ), Air Transat (TS), Air Canada (AC), British Airways (BA), Condor (DE), Central Mountain Air (9M), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Delta Air Lines (DL), EVA Airways (BR), Hong Kong Airlines (HK), Icelandair (FI), Korean Airlines (KE), Japan Airlines (JL), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Pacific Coastal Airlines (8P), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Sunwing Airlines (WG), United Airlines (UA), WestJet (WS), 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

There are not many hotels in this 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)

Point Roberts Tourism



Point Roberts USA - Obelisk

Point Roberts USA – Obelisk

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