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 Plan Your Visit
Haines has activities for the whole family and provides a variety of options for visitors with various interests - enough to keep you busy for many days and many visits. But if your visit is short, it helps to organize your days and make the most of your time. Here are some ideas, but be sure to visit our website at for a complete listing of all there is to do during your time in our community.
Staying for a few hours?
Staying for a day?
• Stroll the docks at the small boat • Head for the summit of Mt. Riley, harbor. a pleasant hike with superb views.
• Check out the shops and galleries • Hike to Mt. Ripinsky’s north around downtown and in Fort peak, 3,690 feet high - offering Seward. You might even see an spectacular views of icefields, artist at work! Taiya Inlet, Lynn Canal to
• Book a half-day guided kayak trip. Rivers or a pontoon boat on
• Learn a little or a lot. Visit Haines’
great museums: The Haines • Book a full day of saltwater or Sheldon Museum, Hammer freshwater fishing.
Museum and American Bald Eagle
Foundation Raptor Center.
• Take an easy hike through the
lush rainforest on the Battery Point • Rent a vehicle and drive up the Trail, a great trail for the whole Haines Highway, explore the family. Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center,
• Enjoy local seafood, craft beer or
spirits at one of our restaurants,
our brewery or distillery. • Play a round or two of golf.
Staying for a few days?
• Book a flightseeing tour to Glacier Bay.
• Hike Seduction Point trail and be seduced by a beautiful beach and forest walk offering outstanding views of the Davidson Glacier - 6.8 miles one way.
• Take a guided tour led by naturalists and historians, include hiking, birding and wildlife photography.
• Take a guided float trip through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve or book a multi-day excursion with a local tour operator that will take you farther afield to the Tatshenshini, Alsek in Canada or the Kongakut Rivers of interior Alaska.
Douglas Island and Haines itself.
• Book a raft or jetboat trip along the Chilkat, Tsirku or Klehini
Chilkoot Lake.
Kroschel Films Wildlife Center or Mosquito Lake.

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