The Alaska we all dream about: real, authentic, and unashamed. Haines, Alaska is like no other destination. With a 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 you're 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!




Haines Visitor’s Guide

Haines Alaska 2014 visitor guide
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About Haines

The history and culture of Haines is truly fascinating. From the Dalton Trail and Historic Fort Seward to the Presbyterian mission that founded the townsite of Haines, if you’re a history buff the past comes alive at the Sheldon Museum...

Plan Your Visit

Visiting Haines will take some planning, but once you get here, you will be happy you did. There are many ways to get here. Find out which one suits you best!