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Juneau Vacations & Things to Do

Juneau Vacations

Juneau is dramatically located along the Gastineau Channel on the Alaskan panhandle and has awe-inspiring views from every angle. Although it is the capital of Alaska, Juneau has a small-town feel and is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, and is a gateway for fishing, wildlife viewing, exploring glaciers, and more. 

Region: Alaska

Featured Juneau Hotel

Baranof Downtown, BW Signature Collection

Baranof Downtown, BW Signature Collection

Our 3-Star classification designates those properties where guests experience an ideal mix of comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Most of these hotels feature a variety of services, and offer distinguished style and comfort.
Juneau, Alaska

Built in 1939, this historic hotel is centrally located in downtown Juneau only steps from the waterfront, cruise ship docks, boutique shopping, and more.

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What to do

  • Mendenhall Glacier - The city's most popular attraction is this half-mile-wide, 13-mile-long river of ice that flows into Mendenhall Lake. It can be viewed from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. 
  • Climb Mount Juneau or Mount Roberts - For the most impressive views of the city and Gastineau Channel, trek three miles up Mount Juneau or a mile or so more to Mount Roberts. Mount Roberts can also be reached in five minutes via the Mount Roberts Tramway. 
  • Alaska State Museum - This state-of-the-art museum boasts artifacts and exhibits regarding Alaska's people, history and art.