Welcome to Haines! The Adventure Capital of Alaska.
The mission of the Greater Haines Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic growth that contributes to the local quality of life by:
- Advocating the interests of its membership to community and government organizations.
- Facilitating cooperative programs that provide the resources necessary for business.
- Educating its members and the community on the importance of a sustainable economy.
Haines - A town renowned for its eclectic offering of all the finest things in life: food, friends, and fun. The charm and genuine down-to-earth personality of the town is inescapable -from the sounds of music and laughter at every town event, to the enticing aromas of cuisine restaurants tempting you at every turn, to the adventure of wildlife viewing, to experiencing our rich diversity in local museums and galleries, Haines is known as "Alaska's Best Kept Secret" - a perfectly distilled sampling of Alaska's history, scenic beauty, arts and culture, wildlife, and lifestyle.
Take a stroll around Haines and discover the treasures and treats of small town individuality that make Haines so special. Local shopping, renowned art and sculpture, organic locally grown produce, independent bookstore, treasure troves of antiques, and so much more.
Explore beyond the town square and you'll find incredible hiking or fishing expeditions with views of glaciers and brilliant blue water, moose sightings, the chance to cross paths with a bear, camping in the deep silence of spruce forests, watching the Tlingit Indians of the region demonstrate tribal dances or work at traditional arts and crafts.
Haines is truly a one-of-a-kind experience, a small town for all seasons.