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Area Description

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

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Area Amenities

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 and our history through the Jikaat Kwaan Cultural Center, Sheldon Museum and our Haines Borough Public Library events

Public transportation

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

Medical Facilities

Haines has private medical doctors and clinic that offer family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacist, physical therapist, dentist and hygienist, laboratory and radiology.


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  18.0  23.0  28.0  6.6 "
 Feb  22.0  27.0  32.0  3.1 "
 Mar  27.0  32.5  38.0  3.8 "
 Apr  34.0  41.0  48.0  2.0 "
 May  42.0  49.5  57.0  1.5 "
 Jun  49.0  55.5  62.0  1.5 "
 Jul  52.0  58.0  64.0  1.6 "
 Aug  51.0  57.0  63.0  2.8 "
 Sep  45.0  50.5  56.0  6.2 "
 Oct  38.0  42.5  47.0  8.0 "
 Nov  26.0  30.5  35.0  5.4 "
 Dec  22.0  26.0  30.0  6.2 "

Haines welcomes the four seasons, average low and high temperatures for winter (18-35 degrees)we are able to enjoy the outdoors with all the snow toys, spring (34-57 degrees)is a time for blooming flowers and more daylight, summer (49-64 degrees)is time for boating, fishing, hiking and camping in the outdoors and fall (38-63 degrees)is welcoming the color changes but still doing outdoor activities.

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Cost of Living for Haines, AK

Haines, Alaska cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Assistance in Haines, AK

Haines, Alaska offers the following assistance for seniors:

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