Juneau

Alaska’s state capital boasts all the jaw-dropping natural splendor for which the region is known: snowcapped mountain peaks, immense glaciers, temperate rainforests, deep fjords, and plentiful intriguing wildlife. With its thriving Native culture, rustic charm, welcoming locals, and lively waterfront, Juneau awes those who are lucky enough to visit, which isn't as easy as one would expect. There are only two ways to get to Juneau: by air and by sea. There are about 150 miles of roads throughout the borough, all of which dead-end in the Alaskan wilderness or at the impenetrable Juneau Icefield. Backed by Mount Juneau and Mount Roberts, the remote capital is set on a long, narrow strip of land along the Gastineau Channel, which links the city to the Alaska Marine Highway. The waterfront is bustling, especially during the long summer days. Take advantage of all the daylight by exploring the special blend of culture and adventure that this port of call has in store.

Juneau

Getting Ashore

Cruise ships dock at 1 of 4 berths in downtown Juneau, all of which are within walking distance of most attractions, shops, restaurants, and pubs.

Fast Fact

The City and Borough spans more than 3,200 square miles from the coast of the Inside Passage to the border of Canada, making Juneau the largest US state capital.

Port Shopping

The shops located in downtown Juneau sell a variety of authentic Alaskan items.

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Alaska State Museum

The renovated Alaska State Museum houses a must see collection of native and historical artifacts that gives visitors a unique view into the rich past of Alaska.

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Sealaska Heritage

The story of Southeast Alaska’s Native people began centuries ago and continues today. Walk through an authentic clan house and exhibit. Take home a Native-crafted souvenir or fine art piece, along with new insights into Southeast Alaskan cultures. Proceeds support programs operated by the Native nonprofit, Sealaska Heritage.

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Mount Roberts Tramway

The aerial tram ascends 1,745 feet up Mount Roberts, providing lovely panoramas of the city and its nearby glaciers.

4

Mendenhall Glacier

The 1.5-mile-wide river of ice stretches over 12 miles from the icefield to Mendenhall Lake. An information center has interpretive exhibitions, and a large viewing platform affords outstanding views of the natural phenomenon.

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Downtown Juneau

Cruise ships dock at one of four berths in the Port of Juneau, all of which are within walking distance of downtown’s main attractions and shops. A convenient shuttle runs between the fart...
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Things to do in Juneau
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Outdoor Adventures in Juneau

Several mushing camps near Juneau offer the opportunity to glide across one of these snowcapped glaciers in a sled towed by a team of Alaskan huskies....

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Juneau Icefield

Beyond downtown, Juneau’s vast environs are nothing short of breathtaking, offering endless opportunities for exploration on more than 250 miles of ...

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Historic Capital

The Tlingit people have fished, hunted, trapped, and traded in the Juneau region for thousands of years. In 1880, Tlingit Chief Kowee helped lead pros...

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In a classic de Havilland seaplane, you’ll soar over five breathtaking glaciers flowing from the Juneau Icefield.

On this boating adventure, you will enjoy a scenic thirty-minute cruise en route to the angling grounds. Your target is halibut.


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Where
Downtown Juneau

What
Native art, Alaskan souvenirs, and designer brands

Currency
U.S. dollars



Brands in Juneau

Balissima by Effy

Balissima by Effy

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Effy Jewelry

Bremont

Bremont

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Diamonds International

Bulgari

Bulgari

Bulova

Bulova

Cartier

Cartier

Chopard

Chopard

Citizen

Citizen

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Blue Diamond

Crown of Light

Crown of Light

Dancing Diamonds by MDG

Dancing Diamonds by MDG

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Milano Diamond Gallery

Danyal Paraiba

Danyal Paraiba

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Blue Diamond

DiVersa By Effy

DiVersa By Effy

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Effy Jewelry

Divina Yellow Diamonds

Divina Yellow Diamonds

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Milano Diamond Gallery

Fendi Timepieces

Fendi Timepieces

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Diamonds International

Fope

Fope

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Milano Diamond Gallery

Forevermark

Forevermark

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Diamonds International

Frederique Constant

Frederique Constant

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Milano Diamond Gallery

Hearts On Fire

Hearts On Fire

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Blue Diamond

Hublot

Hublot

Kabana

Kabana

Korite Ammolite

Korite Ammolite

Le Vian

Le Vian

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Milano Diamond Gallery

Mark Henry Alexandrite

Mark Henry Alexandrite

Movado

Movado

Orocal

Orocal

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Blue Diamond

Philip Stein

Philip Stein

Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil

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Blue Diamond

Safi Kilima Tanzanite

Safi Kilima Tanzanite

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Tanzanite International

Shinola

Shinola

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Blue Diamond

Tag Heuer

Tag Heuer

TrueLove Diamonds

TrueLove Diamonds

Zenith

Zenith

Did You Know?

Dog mushing is the official state sport of Alaska. During the summer months, professional mushers train with their four-legged athletes at camps throughout Southeast Alaska.