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Juneau Historical Walking Tour

Join Alaskan Author, Photographer, and Teacher, Larry Johansen on a historical journey throughout downtown Juneau. 


Juneau Historical Walking Tour: Duration 1.5 Hours

Description: Take a 90 minute walk through the streets of historic downtown Juneau. See the Russian Orthodox Church, the State Capitol Building, the Governor’s Mansion. "Meet" the characters that passed through Juneau and hear their stories. China Joe,  French Pete, BF Stroud, Joe Boyle, Chief Kowee, and John Treadwell. Get the story behind the great mines now long gone, why Juneau is named Juneau and not Harrisburg, and why Juneau is still the Capital despite the fact that the people of Alaska voted to move it. Learn about the drive to Statehood and current political issues. Hear about the daily life a hundred years ago from an Alaskan born guide who's family has been living here since that time.

Price: $20.00pp (includes tax) typically meets downtown in front of the Red Dog Saloon or by appointment. It is required by city code that you pre-book this tour by calling or texting prior to the 10:00AM departure. 12 maximum.


Vigorous Walking Tour: Duration 2 hours

Description: If you have a need to make your fitbit happy we have a two hour tour that swings through Cope Park and will tally 16 floors of stair climbing. It includes all the content of the Historical Walking Tour but adds this spectacular walk along side Gold Creek.

Price: $20.00pp (includes tax)

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  • Time to Juneau International Airport: 15
  • Days of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Hours of Operation: 24 hours
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Downtown, Juneau, AK 99801