Proclaimed the Adventure Capital of Alaska, Haines boasts a unique blend of Alaska’s history, scenic beauty, arts, culture, wildlife, and lifestyle. From rafting, kayaking, fishing, and more– to museums and art galleries– you will love what Haines has to offer. The community of Haines and the surrounding area, including the village of Klukwan, are home to more than 2,500 Alaskans.

Getting Here

Get here by plane, ferry, cruise ship or car. Major airlines commonly fly to Juneau from Seattle, and visitors take a smaller regional airline to Haines from there. The Alaska Marine Highway runs year-round from Juneau or Bellingham, WA, and Alaska Fjordlines operates May though September. Visitors can also drive to Haines from Anchorage, Whitehorse (Canada), or even the Lower 48. Many cruise ships stop in Haines or nearby community, Skagway– just a one-hour boat ride away.

Adventure Awaits

Take in the breathtaking views from hikes on Mt. Ripinski or Peak 3920’. Camp, hike, and play in Chilkat State Park and find yourself among pristine waters, wildlife, and the beautiful scenery of the Chilkat Valley. Haines offers anglers both fresh and saltwater fishing, and five species of salmon to catch. Local guides will get you into the adventures of your dreams. From flightseeing to kayaking or rafting trips, or wildlife watching, or epic road biking– there is something for everyone. For more information on activities, accommodations, and planning your trip click the link below.

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Fairweather Ski Works

Sustainable and handcrafted ski and snowboards,

Built around the values of self-reliance and sustainability, Fairweather Ski Works handcrafts skis and snowboards out of locally harvested Sitka Spruce and birch wood in “the biggest and baddest backyard R&D laboratory in the industry.” Founder and craftsman Graham Kraft uses small-scale timber harvest and local value-adding production that benefits

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Port Chilkoot Distillery

Uncork a bottle and take a sip of integrity.

Port Chilkoot Distillery captures the taste of Alaska with small-batch artisanal spirits made using locally sourced ingredients: water from a nearby lake, organic grains, and hand-gathered herbs like spruce tip and whole juniper berries. Wife and husband team Heather and Sean’s craftsmanship and attention to detail are so exceptional that

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