Adventures await on land and on water in Juneau.
Adventures await on land and on water in Juneau.
Things to See & Do
Fill your days with Juneau attractions, unique shopping, dining, arts, heritage and endless outdoor adventure
So what's there to see and do in Juneau? Plenty. We hope you're planning to stay awhile – it's the best way to maximize your adventure in Alaska!

Whether your idea of fun is a day of shopping followed by a night of hoisting brews with the locals, or an exhilarating outdoor adventure followed by a great dinner featuring the day's fresh catch, there are plenty of things to do in Juneau.

Glaciers


There are several to choose from, but Mendenhall Glacier is our biggest chip off the ol' (ice) block - and you can actually drive right to it if you're so inclined. We've conveniently placed Alaska's most popular attraction just 13 miles from downtown and right near the airport. We're friendly that way.

Wildlife


Everyone wants to see a little wildlife, even if from afar. Juneau has such an abundance of air, land and sea creatures that you are more than likely to catch a glimpse of a bear, bald eagle, or even a humpback whale while you are here - especially April through November. And if you do want to watch our wildlife a little closer, a variety of tours can get you near black bear, Dall's porpoise, sea lions, harbor seals, sea otters, mountain goats, and Sitka black tail deer.

Outdoor Activities


Sea kayaking, hiking, rafting and other outdoor adventures offer exhilarating ways to enjoy Alaska's wilderness. For something even more unique, take off in a small plane or helicopter to see the sights from above, then land right on a glacier to go hiking or dog-sledding. During the winter, hit the slopes for downhill skiing, heli-skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding.

Arts, Shopping and Dining


You should don your Sunday best (or not - we're pretty casual around here) and attend a performance at Juneau's nationally acclaimed Perseverance Theatre, dine on locally caught seafood, and pick up handcrafted Native artwork to take home to people you like. Yourself, for instance.

Fishing


Juneau residents schedule their year around the salmon migration. (We're not kidding.) If you're inclined to cast a line, you can charter a boat to catch the good stuff or ask a local - you might just snag a few good tips.

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