Your Juneau Alaska Vacation Planner
The best Juneau and Southeast Alaska Shore Excursions, Trails and Attractions
Juneau Alaska is a perfect vacation destination and a photographer's paradise. Alaska Adventures Juneau is here to help you discover insider tips on things to do, attractions and places to stay in Alaska's Capital City, as well as other areas in Southeast Alaska including shore excursions andn guided tours such as hiking, dogsledding, sightseeing, bear viewing, whale watching, glacier cruises, history and culture. We'll provide tips on the best Juneau activities and places to stay among Juneau hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts and resorts. This is your virtual Southeast Alaska travel guide and it is here to help you plan the Alaska Vacation of your dreams!
Almost anything that can be done in Alaska can be done in Juneau. Air, land and water excursions include floatplane and helicopter flightseeing, whale watching, bear viewing, glacier cruising, dogsledding, kayaking, fishing, whale watching, ziplining, and more. With over 300 miles of trails, Juneau offers surperb hiking and biking opportunities. Just give us a call to learn more about about tours, excursions, attractions and other things to do in Juneau Alaska and the surrounding Southeast Alaska area including Glacier Bay cruises, Skagway railroad, Hoonah Ziprider and more.
Best Juneau hotel, B&B and extended stay accommodations
Juneau is home to Alaska’s only AAA 4 Diamond accommodations. Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa is located between the Mendenhall Glacier and Auke Bay – a perfect spot for hiking and sightseeing. Offering many unique amenities, the Pond’s casual elegance and service focus will enhance your visit to Alaska.
If you are planning a longer stay, Alaska Suites Juneau offers fully furnished and equipped 1 bedroom condos overlooking Gastineau Channel and Mt. Roberts.
Best Reasons to visit in any season
- Amazing central location
- Unparalleled spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife
- Accessible wilderness, Natural tranquillity
- As the state capital, Juneau straddles the urban and wilderness worlds
- Mild marine coastal climate year round
- Huge variety of adventures, attractions & trails
- Getting here is easy!
- #1 Highest well-being state in the nation
- #11 Best U.S. places to live & play
- Top places to consider for retirement & to retire young (12/15)
- World-Class lodging, off-the beaten track
Juneau, Alaska's Capital City
Juneau is the single best Alaska destination with the most diversity of Alaska sightseeing, active adventure vacation and romantic destination. Enjoy cruising Tracy Arm Fjord Sawyer Glacier or Glacier Bay, driving just minutes to Mendenhall Glacier, sightseeing, wildlife, fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking, bears, whales, eagles, trekking or dog sledding on the glacier, native culture, theatre, shopping, dining, seasonal winter sports, and much much more.
Juneau is a perfect central base for your Alaska adventure travel vacation
Anything you can do in Alaska, you can do in Juneau -- without the time, expense or hassle involved with traveling vast distances necessary to reach the rest of the state. The spectacular scenery of the rainforest, drive-up glaciers, diversity of activities, and the ease and accessibility of back country experiences is amazing. One-stop vacation: fly to Juneau, stay a week or two, and experience the very best Alaska offers.
Juneau is the center of Southeast Alaska and the best place to base your Alaska experience. From here you can do day trips to places like Glacier Bay for the Glacier Bay Cruise, Skagway for a rde on the White Pass Railroad, Hoonah for a thrilling ride on the Ice Strait Ziprider and more. Give us a call to talk about the Southeast Alaska attractions and other things to do.
This quaint, yet sophisticated town
Juneau, rich in native culture and Alaska's capital city with 30,000 residents. Juneau is tucked in the rainforest where the mountains meet the sea amid 17 million acres of Tongass national forest and 1,000 square mile ice field. The spectacular scenery of mountains, glaciers, fjords, lakes, streams, forests, with lots of bear, eagles, whales and other wildlife is unmatched.
Climate is mild
Temperatures are typically in the 60-75 in summer and around 30 in winter. Rainy season is October, though in this lush rainforest, a periodic drizzle during the day is always possible and as is occasional snow in mid-winter (Dec-Mar).
Juneau, Alaska ranked #11 Best Places to Live in America based on quality of life including affluence, education, commuting time, easy access to recreation and other factors according to a study by the American City Business Journal. Juneau has also been selected for consideration as a great city in which to retire.