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Haines, Alaska

Known as the adventure capital of Alaska, Haines boasts activities abound that will make you visit one to remember. The fascinating history, magnificent scenery and incredible adventure make it the perfect trip for all travelers. Go on hikes and spot Bald Eagles in the Chilkat River Valley, or take a jet boat or kayak across breathtaking wilderness.

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Haines, Alaska

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Haines welcomes a migration of over 3,000 Bald Eagles every year in the Chilkat Valley and visitors can go to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve to watch the spectacular gathering. With interpretive displays, shelters and trails, nature lovers can get a close up look at these majestic birds and document the moment with breathtaking photos.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Take in the magnificent glaciers and spot whales as you go flightseeing at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, just a short 15 minute flight from Haines.
  • Go hiking through the peaks of the Taskshanuk Mountains for Incredible, picture worthy views.
  • Take a raft down the Chilkat River, named by the Russians for the Tlingit natives who lived there and meaning "salmon storehouse."
  • Go fishing for salmon in the Chilkoot Lake and maybe you'll get a glimpse of a sea lion or orca.

Local Currency

The official currency in the United States is the U.S. Dollar (USD).

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