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Native peoples of Juneau, Alaska

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

Native peoples of Juneau, Alaska Introduction Ancestors of the Alaska Natives are known to have migrated into the area thousands of years ago, in at least two different waves. They have developed a way of life that ebbs and flows with the seasons of abundance and have established many ways to capitalize on the summer audience [...]

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Local events in Juneau, Alaska

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

Local events in Juneau, Alaska Look for the following local events and festivals taking place in Juneau in 2017! NB: If you’re an independent traveler, it’s worth noting that the tour operators in Juneau run from May 1 to September 25, 2017. As well, taxi drivers can organize year-round tours for you upon request. 17th [...]

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Juneau, Alaska in the 20th century

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

Juneau, Alaska in the 20th century Introduction So what was Juneau in the 20th century like? Due to the unearthing of oil, whales diminished in the late 1800s. Coupled with the fur trade receding, Juneau replaced Sitka as the capital of the Alaskan territory in 1906. Humble beginnings In the early 20th century, Juneau grew [...]

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How to spend your time in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Offers, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Your perfect getaway in Juneau, Alaska You can have an epic Juneau adventure in just 6 hours—many of our friends and guests do. But of course, the longer you stay, the more you can explore and really get to know the state capital. A day gives you the chance to discover more than you think. Multiple [...]

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Why you’ll love Southeast Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized, Whale Watching|

Why you'll love Southeast Alaska Gloriously, the largest temperate rainforest in the world surrounds Juneau. The glaciers are bigger than any other in the U.S. in a state that boasts the country’s longest coastline. The word “phenomenal” barely does Southeast Alaska justice. Confined by water and landlocked by glacial mountains, Juneau doesn’t even have a [...]

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Good to know before arriving in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized, Whale Watching|

Good to know before arriving in Juneau, Alaska The capital of Alaska and the second largest city in the state, Juneau is located on the Gastineau Channel. That's less than 100 miles from the US-Canadian border. The borough and city has a population of circa 31,000 inhabitants and is the second largest in the United States [...]

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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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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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