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Juneau Attractions

Have you always wanted to travel to the final frontier of America? Put Juneau at the top of your travel destinations and check it off on your list of must see places in the world. Visit "Seward's Ice Box" and discover all of the exciting things to do in Juneau. Your Juneau tours are sure to keep you occupied and Expedia can help you to find the best local, as well as tourist spots on the map. Wondering about which attractions in Juneau should come first? Take your pick!

As you plan your Juneau activities, it won't be hard to find Juneau excursions to suit the interests of everyone coming along for the experience of a lifetime. While you are heading to points far to the north, you can still enjoy mild weather during Juneau's summer or participate in winter activities as the cold sets in. This is a place of natural wonders and panoramic views that will steal your breath away. Gaze at nature's masterpieces, such as Mendenhall Glacier, Taku Glacier, Gastineau Chthe Juneau Icefield, and Devils Paw. Mount Juneau soars high above while the Eldred Rock Light is a thing of beauty as well, the site of a lighthouse set on the shore in the midst of rocky peaks. If you love to hit the slopes, you'll love the Eaglecrest Ski Area. Make sure you include Auke Lake in your plans, a fisherman's delight when it comes to a wealth of tasty salmon. Take the Mount Roberts Tramway and see all of the sights from a vantage point high above. You'll find no place on earth quite like Juneau.

Visit the main points of interest in the city as well, such as the Alaska State Centennial Museum and the Alaska State Capitol building. Stop by shops filled with examples of Alaska's native heritage and be sure to dine on the fresh catch of the day in one of the world's top places when it comes to seafood. is ready to help you find the best prices as you make all of your reservations and head to Juneau!

Things to Do in Juneau with Kids

Vacationing with the young ones? You'll find plenty of activities and tours in Juneau that'll put huge smiles on little faces. Try out these family friendly experiences:

Free Things to Do in Juneau

A break in Juneau need not blow your budget. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

Alaska State Capitol - Be inspired by the design and originality of this fantastic example of modern architecture.

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church - Work on your spiritual side or simply savor the tranquil atmosphere at this sacred place.

Mount Roberts - Be prepared for views that'll leave you amazed at this natural landscape.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Juneau

Downtown Juneau

Downtown Juneau is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Mount Roberts Tramway and Alaska State Capitol while you're in town.


Mendenhall Valley

While there might not be top attractions in Mendenhall Valley, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Mendenhall Glacier and Auke Bay.

West Juneau

When in West Juneau, you can plan a visit to Alaska State Capitol and Mount Roberts Tramway, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

North Douglas

When in North Douglas, you can plan a visit to Eaglecrest Ski Area and Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Back Loop

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Back Loop and surrounding area, you can visit Mendenhall Glacier and Auke Bay.

Salmon Creek

Though Salmon Creek might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Macaulay Salmon Hatchery and Alaska State Capitol.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Juneau on a sunny day?

These popular activities are a terrific way to escape your hotel and soak up the sun:

Are there cheap things to do in Juneau?

If you're hoping to make your vacation funds go further, sign up for a Juneau the Jewel of Alaska Self-Guided Audio Tour.

What can you do in Juneau for free?

You could leave your credit card in the hotel safe for the day, because these top attractions won't cost you a dime:

  • Alaska State Capitol
  • Tracy Arm Fjord
  • University of Alaska-Southeast
  • Auke Bay