Travel Writer Glen Petrie visits Haines!
Haines - The Adventure Capital of Alaska
The Alaska we all dream about: real, authentic and unashamed. Haines Alaska is like no other destination. With fascinating history, intriguing culture, breathtaking scenery and adventure to last a lifetime, there’s no question that the time you spend when you visit Haines will be enjoyed and remembered for years to come.
Haines boasts year round fun for the entire family, located along the edge of North America's longest and deepest fjord, just 68 nautical miles north of Juneau in Southeast Alaska. Craggy mountain peaks tower above a lush coastal rainforest with temperate seasons that call to the adventurer in all of us. Fill the long daylight hours of summer with a rafting trip, a deep-sea halibut fishing charter, or a hike through an ancient spruce forest. Visit museums dedicated to our earliest residents, the Native Tlingit people, and a national favorite, the American Bald Eagle. And if your still up for more, explore gold rush era Fort William H. Seward, or find yourself alone at the end of a rocky beach trail.
No matter where your interests lie you can be assured to find something truly amazing in Haines. Whatever you chose, there won't be enough time to do it all. Come visit Haines and tap into your inner explorer…Your Alaska adventure starts here!