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Old 08-23-2015, 09:11 AM   #11
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Our plan is to stop at KOA in Lynden for two nights. It is close to Sumas and like you, we want to get acclimated to our long-awaited trailer. The day after orientation, we are returning to Canada and benefiting from a driving course at Valley Driving School in Abbotsford.
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Old 08-23-2015, 09:56 AM   #12
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Returning to Canada after Pickup

I am scheduled to pickup my 21 ft. next spring and plan to do some traveling in Canada after pickup. What paper work, temperary license plate for the trailer etc. do you need for return to Canada. How do you get a temperary license plate and what kind is it.

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Old 08-23-2015, 12:18 PM   #13
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We have several nights booked at the Lynden KOA as well and are going to do day trips to Vancouver and Vancouver Island. Wanted to stay close to ETI for a few days just in case.
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Old 08-23-2015, 12:23 PM   #14
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Everyone has different tastes when it comes to groceries. Price, quality and selection play into our choices. We spent three weeks in the PNW and shopped at a variety of chain stores. Our favorite turned out to be Safeway.
Safeway turned out to be our favorite too - especially in Oregon.
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Old 08-23-2015, 01:40 PM   #15
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Love the Haagen's grocery stores when we are on the west side of the state!
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Old 08-23-2015, 04:49 PM   #16
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The Safeway in Lynden(is it still a Safeway?) has a great deli; suggest the German Potato salad.

Our Vons became a Safeway back in May and it is already going to close in 60 days. Haagen kinda goofed somewhat here(mis-pricing and no name recognition) and people fled. Too bad as they do have some good items. Not often a company goes from 18 stores to 140 in less than a year.
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Old 08-23-2015, 04:54 PM   #17
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Albertson's I believe bought Safeway in the Spring and they own Haagens as well. They kept some as Safeway, closed some, made some Haagens. Our Safeway was made a Haagens three months ago and is now closing in 30 days. So who knows what it is or will be soon.
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Old 08-23-2015, 05:28 PM   #18
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Hagen's Ferndale and Stanwood have good parking lots access for those who might be new to towing (via Google sat view - have a look).


The Market at Birch Bay (at I5) isn't too bad either depending on time of day and near by (fast food) restaurant traffic. Personal opinion is to go anywhere else though for better selection.
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Old 08-29-2015, 02:09 PM   #19
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Stock up locations between Sumas & Bellingham

Here's a list of stock-up places from Lynden to Bellingham: (.doc file is attached at bottom)

Stock up locations after Sumas
- (in order, North to South)

Safeway
8071 Guide Meridian Rd (WA 539)
Lynden


Walmart
4420 Meridian (WA 539)

Costco - gas
4299 Meridian

Bed Bath & Beyond
4255 Meridian

Fred Meyer
1225 W Bakerview Rd


Home Depot
420 Telegraph Rd.
(east off of Meridian, just north of I-5 at Exit 256)


Dollar Tree
300 Telegraph


Albertsons
Park Manor Shopping Center
1650 Birchwood Ave
(west of Meridian, just south of I-5)

Exit 255 - E Sunset Dr east of I-5
-Lowes on right
-Walgreen on right
-K-Mart on left
-Rite-Aid on left
-Safeway on left
-Harbor Freight Tools on left

Trader Joes (Our favorite place; try it!!!)
2410 James St
(I-5 South, Exit 255-stay straight (south) onto James st)

Auto Dealerships - several:
East of I-5 on Iowa St (Exit 254)

Napa Auto Parts
1905 N State St
West of I-5, State St is 45° angle between Iowa and Ohio Sts. (Exit 254)

Fred Meyer
800 Lakeway Dr
East of I-5, Exit 253
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Old 08-29-2015, 03:26 PM   #20
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I stopped at the Lynden Safeway after picking up Ten Forward. Didn't need a thing other than food (menu planned, didn't take any food across the border). Big parking lot, but full... plan ahead when you park. You may want to leave ... It's a very nice Safeway!
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