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?  Don't forget to download or pick up the downtown walking brochure that will help you find them as you stroll through downtown district area.  

Fort Seward will have you marching through the exact same footprints as the soldiers did when the US government established a military presence at the missionary settlement of Haines, don’t forget to grab the self-guided walking brochure to help you maneuver through the history.  While you are in the fort, look for the Sculpture Garden, which highlights the historic and creative community inspired gallery.  

Haines is surrounded by totem poles that are carved out of wood, these carvings may symbolize or commemorate ancestors, cultural beliefs that recount familiar legends, clan lineages, or notable events. Pick up a pamphlet that tells the story of each totem pole and their location.


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.


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!