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.
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.
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.Read More
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Experience returns of all five salmon speices when fishing in the Chilkat and Chilkoot Valleys. With expert guides who have a life long passion for fishing in Southeast, your trip will be one for the books.Read More
Haine Rafting Company is a family-owned and operated guiding company based out of Haines, Alaska. They offer wildlife tours, river expeditions, and custom adventures.Read More
Sarah J’s is known for their flavor-filled burritos and unique sandwich options. This is the perfect spot for breakfast or lunch while touring through Haines.Read More
Mountain Market offers a variety of health food products and fresh organic produce. While shopping for your hiking trip or evening BBQ, grab a coffee to go or delicious pastry, this is a one-stop-shop for all your foodie needs.Read More
Located in the heart of the Chilkat Valley, Klukwan is a traditional southeast Alaskan native village that still maintains a subsistence way of life. The Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center houses the clan and village’s precious art. The center also offers cultural tours and experiences like Klukwan’s Weaving Legacy and StoryRead More
Spruce and Birch Acres offers a unique forest setting for an Air BnB as well as being a working farmette featuring heritage poultry, eggs, and flowers.Read More
One of Southeast Alaska’s must-try microbreweries, Haines Brewing serves up classic beers brewed to perfection. Their welcoming atmosphere and delicious beers will make you feel right at home in Haines, Alaska.Read More
Salt & Soil Marketplace connects Southeast Alaska food consumers with growers, fishermen, foragers, and gardeners through a community marketplace that merges the best of online and real-time shopping. The Marketplace helps support local economies and helps Southeast Alaska to be more sustainable, resilient, and prosperous.Read More
Foundroot is a small farm and seed company in Haines, Alaska run by husband and wife team, Nick and Leah. Their mission is to develop a secure Alaskan food system and resilient northern communities by growing flower, herb, vegetable, and seed varieties adapted to the Alaskan bioregion. Nick and LeahRead More
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 benefitsRead More
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 thatRead More