Located between snow-topped mountains and ice-blue inlets, Juneau offers stunning scenery and good wildlife, including whales, seals, sealions, porpoises, otter, bears and eagles.
It is located in the panhandle of southeast Alaska, and became its capital city in 1906.
The Juneau Icefield just above the city has 38 large and 100 smaller, valley glaciers. Attractions include Mendenhall Glacier, and opportunities to hike, bike, river raft, kayak and dog-sled.
Juneau is accessible only by air or water, bringing visitors attracted by the city’s natural beauty and small town charm.
- Ideal for viewing: Dall’s porpoise, humpback whale, minke whale, orca, bald eagle
- Where: Southeast Alaska, Alaska