Explore the United State’s best-kept secret. Haines, Alaska, sits comfortably between the continent’s deepest fjord and the Chilkat Mountain Range in the northern part of the Alaskan Panhandle.
When you soar into a jet charter airport in Haines, Alaska, you’ll arrive at Haines Airport. This state-owned public-use airport is your gateway to the natural beauty of the Alaskan Panhandle that lies beyond.
Haines sits just inland of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, one of the largest national parks in the United States. Sprawling across 3.3 million acres full of craggy peaks, shifting glaciers, temperate rainforest, rugged coastlines and stunning fjords, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve offers limitless activities for all types of adventurers in one of the world’s largest international protected areas.
From Haines, travel by car into the Canadian province of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory as you cross one of the world’s most scenic routes on your way to Alaska.
This northern city often sees temperatures as low as 18F in the winter months. Combine the cold with an average 60 inches of snowfall in January, and you’ll soon see why the summer is the best time of year to visit Haines. July is the warmest month of the year in Haines, Alaska, with average temperatures hovering around 66F. While the weather in Haines may be cooler than that of the state’s southern relatives, you’ll find no shortage of weather-appropriate activities to occupy your time in Alaska.