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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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City based activities in Juneau, Alaska

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

City based activities in Juneau, Alaska Jump on our City Trolley tour and check out some of the must see sights of the city—historic as much as iconic: Alaska State Capitol Building Alaska State Capitol Building Don’t look for a dome and don’t look for big grounds. Alaska's State Capitol Building is one [...]

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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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