Author: Travel Juneau
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Vacation is a great time to indulge, but Alaska tends to attract some of the more adventurous travelers who want to stay active as they explore new places and spaces. Whether you want to check out some world-class trail running or just some new
Experience Juneau’s Maritime Temperate Rainforest
#didJuneau that not all rainforests are in the tropics? The Tongass National Forest, a temperate maritime rainforest, runs a full 500 miles north to south along Alaska’s coast and is the largest
If visiting the ice caves is on your to-do list for Juneau, here’s a handy “know before you go” guide.
Located just a short drive from downtown Juneau, the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area is perhaps Juneau’s most recognized natural feature. One of
Alaska’s Native culture permeates the Inside Passage. The Juneau area has been the ancestral home to Tlingit tribe for millennia, and they named the fishing village Dzantik’i Heeni, roughly translated as “where the flatfish gather.”
Do you want to hike about 3500 vertical feet and take in the stunning panorama? Walk along a glacier-fed stream, through dense rainforest? Stroll along the beach, watching harbor seals and eagles? How about a rock scramble?
Juneau’s abundant trail