Native Alaskan Celebration in Auke Bay © Joshua Roper Photography Arts are a big part of Juneau community © Alaska Marine Highway System Whale watching opportunities abound around Juneau © Sean Ruddy / Alaska Marine Highway System The Alaska State Museum lets visitors explore the past © Joshua Roper Photography A short stroll from the downtown waterfront will take you by the Governor's mansion © Brian Adams Photography Boating of all types are available in and around Juneau © Joshua Roper Photography

Juneau was built at the heart of the Inside Passage along the Gastineau Channel and is on the mainland of Southeast Alaska. It lies approximately 830 nautical miles northwest of Bellingham and 528 nautical miles southeast of Whittier. Alaska's capital city is a vibrant coastal community tucked among scenic mountains, glaciers, and waterways. Visitors have a wide range of attractions and activities, such as hiking, kayaking, biking, ziplining, fishing, wildlife viewing, gold mining history, and viewing spectacular scenery.

A service area map for the community of Juneau

The Mendenhall Glacier is just 13 miles from downtown and is the only glacier in Southeast accessible by road. Access the Juneau Icefield by fixed-wing aircraft or walk on a glacier via a helicopter tour. Wildlife viewing is spectacular, search for: whales, bears, eagles, seals, sea lions, waterfowl, shorebirds, Dall's porpoise, mountain goats, and Sitka blacktail deer. All five species of Pacific salmon are found in the waters surrounding Juneau. Visit www.traveljuneau.com for more information on available activities and accommodations.