Travel Blogs from Haines
Tips for travellers:
1) Stay at The Beach Roadhouse, see below;
2) Get to Chikloot lake for stunning views and the opportunity to watch bears catch Salmon.
Ever cracked an egg and gotten two yolks? This is how i feel about Haines!
This place is stunning, a small town surrounded by snow capped mountains. The second yolk came in …
Skagway is a small Alaskan town of little remarkable ...
... in port at any single day during summer. That's a lot of tourists walking the limited pavement, and an incredible amount of tours. They depend on this summer income and during winter they class themselves as retired, not unemployed. They are constructing a copper factory for production rather then importing from China. Skagway and surround have an abundance of copper. Road in and out of Skagway 110 miles to the nearest maccas, subway and KFC, so that's what ...
Day 119 - Today we took the White Pass Train up the mountain, following the route that the Klondike gold miners followed. We climbed 2900 feet over the town of Skagway. It was a narrated tour, so we learned a lot of how this railroad was built. Let me just say the men of this era were a very strong lot. A total of 3,500 men worked in putting the rail lines up this mountain. Thirty-five died! Considering the pitfalls of this ...
... a total pole in front of the cultural center. We stopped at local cannery that has been in business since 1917 and bought another filet of salmon. Augusto tried his hand at fishing again while Walker and I watched. On our way back to the campground, about 200 yards from our site a moose and her young. Finished the night around the fire and had another little ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Beach Roadhouse Haines
Other places to stay in Haines
108 Second Ave. N, Box 392, Haines | 2 star motelfrom $178