- TripBuzz found 49 things to do with kids in or near Skagway, Alaska, including 21 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Haines.
- From Beyond Skagway Tours - Private Tours to Chilkoot Charters & Tours, the Skagway area offers 26 different types of family activities, including: Bus Tours, Fishing, Hiking Trails and Rafting.
- Attracting over nearly one million visitors each summer, the picturesque town of Skagway is a popular cruise ship port and tourist village in Alaska's southeastern region. The towns historical district of over one hundred registered buildings is a favorite attraction, as are the local wildlife parks, restaurants, shops, bars and nightclubs.
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Wilderness Kayak Adventure, Alaska Mountain Guide Adventures offers one to eight day sea kayaking trips in Alaska and the Yukon Peninsula. These trips can also be combined with mountaineering trips.
Passengers on cruise ships stopping at Haines can experience the Chilkoot Trail Hike & Float by first retracing the steps of the 1898 Klondike Goldmines, then taking a raft trip on the Taiya River. The trip ends with a visit to Dyea, a deserted ghost town.
The Haines Borough Public Library is a central community center in the area of Haines with resources, materials, and programs for kids, teens, and adults. It even won the Best Small Library in America award in 2005.
There are over 15 species of animals which can be encountered during a tour with Kroschel Films Wildlife Center. All the animals (wolves, bears, lynxes, and others) are rescued from life threatening situations, and now they found their home on the site.
At the Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center visitors can learn more about the culture of the Chikalt Valley. Visitors can also learn to speak Tingitlong, see a totem pole, and go on walks and talks to nearby attractions.
Offering guided tour trips, Haines Rafting Company brings visitors into the Chilikat Bald Eagle Preserve where glaciers, nature and wildlife can be seen. Trip methods include van, raft, plane and boat with activities like fishing, camping and kayaking.