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Can you see Russia from Juneau, Alaska?

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Juneau, Uncategorized|

Can you see Russia from Juneau, Alaska? Introduction From some places, yes! Alaska’s modern history dates back to the first European contact, which occurred in 1741. This is when Vitus Bering led the Russian Navy on an expedition aboard the St. Peter. Bering’s crew returned to Russia endowed with sea otter pelts—ones deemed to be [...]

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Brief history of Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Juneau, Uncategorized|

Brief history of Juneau, Alaska Introduction The human history of Juneau began with the very first residents of the Juneau area were the Tlingit Indians, who built their homes here and in the neighboring regions for thousands of years. The 18th and 19th centuries Starting in the 18th century, the Russian Empire established a claim [...]

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The Perfect Day In Juneau, Alaska

By | December 5th, 2015|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Juneau is an unmissable destination of cruise ship passengers, those flying in on vacation or ferry-going travelers alike. From a wealth of firsthand, local experience, we’d be honored to share what we feel makes the perfect day in Juneau. […]

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Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

By | April 7th, 2014|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized, Whale Watching|

Why Visit Mendenhall Glacier? Hoping you’re a wilderness seeker in lifelong pursuit of natural beauty, you might not expect your heart to be stolen by such a small haven. Essentially, where the city ends, the Juneau Icefield begins. And keeps going and going. Undoubtedly, the centerpiece is the splendor of Mendenhall Glacier, which is visual [...]

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Weather in Juneau, Alaska

By | March 28th, 2014|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized, Whale Watching|

Weather in Juneau, Alaska Introduction The one thing you can count on in Juneau, is that you can't count on the weather. Rainy days are so natural to us here; the rain sometimes seems invisible! While Juneau is a gorgeous state capital chock-full with wildlife, it's also abundant with lots of weather! Well, it is [...]

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As Seen on TV: Juneau Tours Trolley on Hotel Impossible

By | January 28th, 2014|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Juneau, Uncategorized|

As Seen on TV: Juneau Tours Trolley on Hotel Impossible Juneau, Alaska - The Juneau Tours Trolley appears in the Season IV premier of the Travel Channel Show Hotel Impossible. Anthony Melchiorri, hotelier and host came to town on the last week of the travel season to breathe life into The Alaskan, the oldest hotel [...]

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Bald Eagles in Juneau, Alaska

By | August 5th, 2012|City and Glacier Tour, Juneau, Uncategorized|

Want to see bald eagles in their natural habitat? Come to Juneau, Alaska: they are everywhere! Time and time again we hear from our guests that they have lived their whole lives having never seen our majestic national bird in real life. […]

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Will I see bears in Juneau, Alaska during a tour?

By | July 13th, 2012|Juneau, Uncategorized|

What are your chances of seeing bears in Juneau? There is a wondrous amount of wildlife in Juneau, Alaska. In fact, there are more animals than people! But what most people want to know is: “Will we see bears in Juneau?” The answer is: You just might! They aren’t quite as ‘people friendly’ as Yogi and [...]

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Cruise Ships in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 5th, 2012|Cruise Ships, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized|

The cruise ships in Juneau are the heart and soul of our tourism season. When the seafaring giants rock up in Juneau, the hub of our town comprising a mere 32,000 residents comes alive! Did you know it was the first community in Southeast Alaska to slap a head tax on cruise-ship passengers yet still manages [...]

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