Haines has adventure around every corner - find yours!

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Things To Do

A destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. With its stunning natural surroundings of glacial waters and rugged mountains, visitors have a plethora of opportunities to explore and create their own adventures. 

  1. Hiking: Haines offers a variety of hiking trails suitable for hikers of all levels. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced hiker, you can explore the beautiful landscapes and enjoy the serenity of the outdoors.

  2. Fishing: The pristine glacial waters provide excellent fishing opportunities. You can try your luck at catching various types of fish while surrounded by the breathtaking scenery.

  3. Hunting: For those interested in hunting, Haines may offer hunting opportunities in season, subject to local regulations and permits.

  4. Kayaking: Paddling along the coastal waters in and around Haines is a fantastic way to experience the area's natural beauty up close. You can kayak in calm bays or explore more challenging waters, depending on your skill level.

  5. Skiing: During the winter season, Haines can be a great destination for skiing and snow-related activities. The craggy mountains provide an excellent backdrop for winter sports enthusiasts.

  6. Wildlife Viewing: Haines is known for its diverse wildlife population. You can observe eagles, bears, marine life, and numerous bird species in their natural habitats, making it a perfect destination for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

With such a range of activities to choose from, Haines offers a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and adventure that this remarkable place has to offer. Whether you're seeking solitude in the wilderness or action-packed outdoor pursuits, Haines has something for everyone.

In The Winter

Some like it cold...so let’s not forget about winter! Come visit when the snow falls and the lights dance. 

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Haines is a mecca for anyone who loves exploring the outdoors. By foot, by boat, by wheels or by wings, we've got the activity for you!

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One of the best ways to experience Haines, Alaska is through the various types of tours by land, water, or air! Explore the breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife with unique tours led by local experts.

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Museums & History

The history and strong cultural ties of Haines is truly fascinating, from the Dalton Trail, the Presbyterian missionaries and Historic Fort Seward which all had a hand forming Haines.

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Shop Haines’ one-of-a-kind gift shops and galleries for unique gifts for your family, friends or just for you! 

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Arts & Galleries

Boasting that there are more artists per capita than any town in Southeast, Alaska right here in Haines, so during your visit you will meet our local entrepreneurs and hear their stories. 

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Day Trips

If you only have a day to spend in Haines, there are plenty of ways to make it a memorable one!

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Self-Guided Walking Tours

Did you know that there is a Hammer Museum, how about a brothel from the 1930s that is now a restaurant and pub?

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Getting To Haines

There are many different ways to get to Haines, let us help you choose the one that works with your plans.