Skagway to Haines
Originally called Deishú by the Tlingit People who settled in the area over 2000 years ago, Haines is a unique and beautiful place. It's located in the northern end of the Alaskan Panhandle, nestled at the top of the longest and deepest fjord in North America. Whether you want adventure or an education, natural beauty or history, Haines has something for everyone.
The world famous Chilkat Mountain Range
Just look up as we come into port.
Fort William Seward
Our ferry lets you off at Chilkoot dock, where this historic military installation is located. A 15-30 minute self-guided walk through the fort offers visitors a glimpse into the past and present of Haines. Download the walking tour map (pdf)
Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
A state park and wildlife refuge that is home to the largest concentration of bald eagles in the world.
American Bald Eagle Foundation
Raptor Center and Natural History Museum
Visit the Bald Eagle Foundation in Haines, and experience live raptors, trainers and state of the art natural history museum.
Over 1400 hammers are on display at the world's first museum dedicated to the tool that built civilization. The Hammer Museum is truly a one of a kind.
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center
Learn more about the unique history of Haines and the Chilkat Valley at the Sheldon Museum. Native Tlingit art and culture, work of local artists, and a gift shop supporting Haines artists and writers. Discover locally made high quality gifts and jewelry and a wide variety of books about the valley.
Jilkaat-Kwaan Heritage Center
About 18 miles drive from Haines, this state of the art museum and cultural center hosts some of the most regarded treasures of the Tlingit people. It's a beautiful spot on the banks of the Chilkat River, and is well-worth the visit if you have the time.
Haines Brewing Company
Experience the tasting room at the Haines Brewery. It's right in downtown and within walking distance of the dock. Serving locally crafted beer since 1999.
Shopping in Haines
Discover a wealth of artists and art shops in our small Alaskan community. Nearly all shops are walkable from the Haines dock, and each has unique and local art.
Hiking in Haines is a great way to explore the outdoors. There are a range of options — from short 1-mile coastal hikes to extended backcountry adventures. Explore on your own or join a guided tour.