Things to Do in Juneau
Approximately 800,000 visitors come to Alaska’s capital city every summer, and there certainly is something for everyone to enjoy here.
There are many ways to see Juneau’s glaciers. Soar above them in a flightseeing plane, glide by them in a kayak, or take a hike on a glacier landing tour.
Hiking, Walking, and Biking
Juneau has 130 miles of hiking trails with varying levels of difficulty. Opportunities for guided tours are available through various groups and outfitters.
Take a stroll through downtown Juneau. One of the great things about staying at the Silverbow Inn is the convenient location. There are restaurants, shops, museums, tours, and more – all within walking distance of the inn!
Biking opportunities abound in Juneau! Mountain biking, bike tours, and bike trails are all excellent ways to see the city and the beauty of the wilderness surrounding it.
Must-see attractions include the Alaska State Museum, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, the historic St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, and the Mount Roberts Tramway.
Juneau is the perfect destination for visitors who love the outdoors and the creatures who make it their home.
Bird lovers flock here and so do the birds! Juneau is home to more than 100 species of birds, including a large population of bald eagles. Bird-watching tours and hikes are a popular activity for visitors.
Just 10 minutes away on Admiralty Island is the largest concentrated population of brown bears in the world.
If you take a whale watching tour in the summer, you may get to see humpback whales and killer whales, as well as seals, sea lions, and porpoise.
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