Haines a town renowned for its eclectic offering of alla the finest things in life,food,friendly and fun.The charm and genuine down to earth personality of the town is inescapable from the sounds of cuisine restaurants tempting you at every turn,to the adventure of wild life viewing to experiencing our rich diverstity 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.
Inside Passage (Cruising)
The Inside Passage is a coastal route for vessels, extending from southeastern Alaska, through western British Columbia, to northwestern Washington state. Millions of years ago, glaciers separated the inside passage, leaving a trail of spectacular fjords, islands and bays. Today the spectacular view will take your breath away. The rich green of the Tonga National Park will amaze you.
Juneau (Alaska), USA
Everyone can live an adventure in the picturesque Juneau, the place where gold had been discovered for the first time in Alaska. If you are looking for wildlife, go on a cruise to observe whales and nature. To experience the most exciting flight of your life, nothing is better than an helicopter tour. Otherwise travel back in time and try your skills in finding gold.
Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
Ketchikan, the picturesque world capital of salmon is the starting point for seaplane excursions visiting the National Monument of Misty Fiords, a huge area of wild nature. It also hosts the Tlingkit Indians of Alaska and the largest collection of totem in the world. The traditions are alive, allowing you to experience their rich rituals.
Icy Strait Point, Alaska, USA
Isy Strait Point is located eighty kilometers west of Juneau at the opening of Glasier Bay, where only one ship at a time is allowed to enter. Here, you will have the opportunity for great tours to observe the wildlife and find out the authentic culture of the local Tlingkits. Take a tour to the area of Adolfus Point, one of the best points for watching Alaska's humpback whales and "orcas".
Sitka was once the center of fur trade of the Russian empire. This heritage is visible all around-the Cathedral of St.Michael with the onion-shaped dome, and the Indian fort where the Tlingkit Indians were fighting the Russians settlers. To learn more you can explore the Sitka Sound, visit a desert camp for fishing and wonder in the rainforest with a local guide.
Seward, Alaska, USA
Seward is one of the oldest and most picturesque communities in Alaska, known as "gateway" for the National Park of Kenai Fjord. Visit the Alaska Sea Life Center and study walruses, sea otters, seals, fishes and other species of local marine life in their natural environment.
Valdez is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. The city is one of the most important ports in Alaska. Is a fishing port, both for commercial and sport fishing. Sightseeing of the marine life and glaciers, together with both deep-sea fishing, and heli skiing support a tourist industry in Valdez.
Hubbard Glacier (Cruising)
Hubbard Glacier is a glacier situated in Alaska and a part of canada. While cruising you can admire beautiful icebergs formed by calving. Explore the largest glacier in North America and discover its charm. Blue hues and lofty mountains covered with snow will impress you. The wildlife is, also, spectacular. Bears, seabirds, whales and seals create an imaginative scenery.
Vancouver (British Columbia)
Enjoy one of the mildest climates in Canada, spend the day watching the fascinating vegetation of Boutsart Gardens or tasting wines from the Okanagan Valley. Vancouver is surrounded by water on three sides and is close to Coast Mountain area.