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How no-frills will you go to see Alaska's smaller port towns?

Southeast Alaska's Lifeline

No matter what you call us; Alaska Inside Passage, Alaska Panhandle or Southeast Alaska, the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry System is our lifeline.




2017 - Freeskier Highlights Local Business

2017 - Ulitmate Food Festivals in Alaska

Accord Marketing Ltd., writer Dawn Stephens-Borg's article on the Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival in Haines highlights the tasty gourmet beer banquet that starts the festival off on Friday night. 



https://www.rolcruise.co.uk/blog/the-ultimate-alaskan-food-festival-guide

2017 - Historical hospitality and more in Haines

2016 - 21 Most Beautiful Romantic Places to Visit in Alaska

Wanting that romantic getaway?  Haines is the place!




2016 Vogue

Port Chilkoot Distillery and Haines Brewing Company is highlighted by writer Michaela Trimble's recent visit.




2016 - Kristi Marcelle

History, Hollywood and Adventure in Haines, Alaska by Kristi Marcelle




2016 - Tiny town of Haines....

Tiny town of Haines, Alaska offers suds, not tourist duds.  Article by Jennifer Foden/For Metro.




Have 36 Hours in Haines?

Do you have 36 hours to spend in Haines?  Here is one writer's view of things to do.
 




2015 - PRI on Small-Town Obituary Writer

Heather Lende's take on an obituary writer for Haines




2015 - Ski town-made spirits #6

2015 - Hammer Museum gets Round Six Bucket List Worthy

Lucas Aykroyd lists the Hammer Museum as bucket list worthy #6 http://www.flightnetwork.com/blog/alaskas-biggest-tourism-star-sarah-palin-scott-gomez/




2015 - Most Beautiful Towns in Alaska...

2015
Haines is #10!



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2015 - Alaska Airlines Beyond-October issue

Renee Brinks'Alaska brewing and distilling piece in the October issue




2015 - Awesome Things to do in Alaska

2015 Five Reasons why Russia should never have sold Alaska to the U.S.

2014 - Southeast's Sourdough

Angela Goodwin writes about local Leo Smith's love for the Alcan 200 in Alaska Snowrider. 


ridealaska.com/archive/southeasts-sourdough



2012 - Great Places to Celebrate Animals

USA article featuring the American Bald Eagle Foundation's Eagle Festival in November.



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2011 - Triporati: Haines (Winter) - Destination Guide

— Don Pitcher for Triporati

Located along a deep fjord in northern Southeast Alaska, the town of Haines (pop. 1,400) straddles a narrow peninsula. Out front is Chilkoot Inlet and directly behind lies the wide Chilkat River and towering peaks of the Chilkat Range. Historic Fort Seward — built in the early 1900s — is a focal point, with its white Victorian buildings, spacious parade grounds, and master totem carvers at Alaska Indian Arts. The town is also home to a couple of museums, including the unique Hammer Museum with more than 1,500 hammers of all shapes and sizes. The Haines Highway — one of the only roads out of Southeast Alaska — leads north, paralleling the ...



http://www.triporati.com/guides/North+America/United+States/Alaska/Haines+%28Win...

2011 - AmiercA Magazine (Dutch): Haines en Skagway Tegenpolen in een subliem bergdecor

Herfst 2011

...Haines - op nog geen uurtje varen can Skagway - is een andere havenplaats in het zuidoosten van Alaska. Landschappelijk kan se plaats zich zonder problemen met Skagway meten, want ook Haines wordt bijna omarmd door een prachtige bergwereld. Maar met slechts één cruiseschip in de week ontbreken hier de grote mensenmassa's. ...

 



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2010 - Oregonian: 'Gold Rush': Discovery Channel show follows six Portland-Area Men Who Search for Gold in Alaska

November 2010

Sometimes when the going gets tough, the tough guys go to Alaska. ...



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2010 - WA Today: Glaciers in a Go-Fly Zone

March 2010
 
Ben Hall discovers Alaska's grand wilderness at sea level and from on high.
 


http://www.watoday.com.au/travel/activity/cruises/glaciers-in-a-gofly-zone-20100...

2010 - Sydney Morning Herald

Blow by Blow Hisotry at Hand
January 17, 2010
 
Ben Hall stumbles upon intrigue and danger in an Alaskan house of hammers.


http://www.smh.com.au/travel/blow-by-blow-history-at-hand-20100114-m9cg.html

2009 - The Globe and Mail: Green Cruises in Alaska

August 2009

...When not viewing mountains and glaciers, we stopped in gold rush outports Skagway, Ketchikan and Haines, which would probably have dried up and blown away long ago if it hadn't been for the tourist boom. ...



http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/travel/vacations/cruise/green-cruises-in-ala...

2005 - Food and Wine: Hooked on Alaska

July 2005

...One day later, in Haines, we opt for a fishing expedition of an entirely different sort. A giddy ride aboard a converted school bus delivers us to the 48,000-acre Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, which has nearly 100 nests. But in the fall, locals say, as many as 3,000 bald eagles gather here for the "Congregation," when they feed off the enormous fish population that migrates up the Chilkat River. ...



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2004 - Outside Magazine: Best Towns 2004

August 2004

Seeking an underpopulated—and undiscovered—slice of paradise? Drop in to any of our 20 adventure towns, from burly Haines, Alaska, to serene Cedar Key, Florida, where you'll find cush, affordable base camps for spontaneous long weekends or a lifetime of wild fun.



http://www.outsideonline.com/magazine/123278288.html

2004 - The Seattle Times: Bears, Bald Eagles and Ball Peen Hammers in Haines

February 2004

HAINES, Alaska — Dave Pahl has a museum on Main Street featuring more than 1,200 kinds of hammers.

"I like hammers." ...



http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/travel/2001856467_haines15.html

2003 - Juneau Empire: Haines Featured Travel Destination in New York Times

August 2003

...The New York Times article, which is appearing in other newspapers nationwide through the New York Times News Service, will help Haines foster a reputation as a haven for independent travelers, Glass said....



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2003 - Live, It's Northern Exposure...


The New York Times article by Cheryll Aimee Barron is a good read.