Welcome to Haines
On the shores of the longest fjord in America, Haines is located in the most picturesque setting the human eye has seen and everything you dreamed Alaska would be. Surrounded by glacier-covered mountains rising from the sea and numerous lakes and streams abundant with fish and wildlife, you’ll feel like you have come home to paradise.
Uniquely rich in Tlingit culture and Alaskan history, Haines offers a wide range of things to see and do including nature and adventure tours, artist galleries, quaint retail shops, and out of the ordinary museums including the world’s only Hammer Museum . See artists’ exceptional work from jewelry to totems poles in local galleries and shops and take yourself on a walking tour of historical Fort Seward. A full calendar of events highlights the lifestyle and flavor of our small community.
Outdoor enthusiasts of all levels will find unlimited opportunities for recreation and adventure in every season. Fill your days with activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, snowmobiling, skiing, bird-watching, and wildlife viewing just to name a few. Charter boats and local outfitters offer sport-fishing for salmon and halibut. Numerous tours are available allowing our guests to soak up their surroundings with experiences from extreme adventure to simple pleasures at a leisurely pace.
Any time of year, Haines is the Alaska experience you’ve been looking for.