Destination guide

The glacial setting of Haines is ready to explore

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Haines. Travelers appreciate the forests in this walkable city. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Haines

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Haines a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southeast Alaska State Fair (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Valley of the Eagles Golf Links (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Yakutania Point (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Haines

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Haines is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Ripinski (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Chilkoot Lake (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Chilkat Bald Eagle Reserve (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Haines

Fly into Haines, AK (HNS), the closest airport, located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Skagway, AK (SGY), which is 18 mi (29 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Haines?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 37 house rentals around Haines. From 10 Cabins to 10 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Haines is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Haines?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Haines. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry: 34 home rentals
  • Chilkat Bald Eagle Reserve: 28 home rentals
  • Mount Ripinski: 34 home rentals
  • Fort William H. Seward: 34 home rentals
  • Southeast Alaska State Fair: 34 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Haines listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Haines?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Cabins in Haines. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Haines include:

  • Cottages: 10 lodging choices
  • Houses: 11 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 10 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Haines?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 36 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Haines.