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Vacation in Haines - Alaska

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Area Overview

Haines is a rural coastal community that sits between the Chilkoot and Chilkat Inlet connected by roadway to the interior and lower states.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness

Haines is known for being The Adventure Capital of Alaska; outdoor enthusiasts’ take it all in. Highlights include wildlife galore, bird-watchers paradise, museums a plenty, golf in the valley, fish for your dinner, hiking trails for everyone, winter fun, and a community full of artistic flavors.

Cultural Activities

Haines embraces the Tlingit culture through the Jikaat Kwaan Cultural Center, Sheldon Museum and our Haines Borough Public Library events.


Haines has a variety of attractions for all ages. Enjoy our local tours to all areas of the valley, entrepreneurs stretch into distillery, brewery and coffee roaster, viewing and educations wildlife tours, cultural museums, natural history museum, and a hammer museum. Nestled in a mountainous playground for all to enjoy!


Haines transportation services are scooter and car rentals, nearby cruise terminal, small carrier airport, state ferry service, and our road connections for getting to the interior and lower states.


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  15.7  25.4  35.0  4.2 "
 February  18.2  28.1  38.0  3.3 "
 March  26.6  36.7  46.8  4.2 "
 April  35.8  46.9  58.0  4.0 "
 May  45.8  57.6  69.4  3.8 "
 June  54.7  66.1  77.5  3.6 "
 July  60.3  71.5  82.7  3.8 "
 August  58.9  69.8  80.7  3.5 "
 September  50.2  61.3  72.4  3.8 "
 October  39.0  50.4  61.7  4.1 "
 November  31.2  41.0  50.7  4.4 "
 December  21.5  30.6  39.6  4.1 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Haines welcomes the four seasons, average low and high temperatures for winter (18-35 degrees), spring (34-57 degrees), summer (49-64 degrees) and fall (38-63 degrees).


You can stay the night in one of our conveniently located accommodations or stay longer with our vacation rentals, some located in a quiet setting surrounded the green space.


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