A popular cruise ship port and top destination for adventure travelers, Juneau, Alaska, boasts over 250 miles of hiking trails along with beaches, glaciers, and streams full of salmon. Visitors can enjoy gourmet coffee, some of the freshest seafood in the country, and local craft beer followed by a free pipe organ concert or historic walking tour. Only two hours non-stop from Seattle, getting to Juneau, AK, is easy and affordable. Best things to do in Juneau include seeing the spectacular Nugget Falls, Mount Roberts Tramway and the Sealaska Heritage Institute. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.


1.Nugget Falls

Nugget Falls
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The Nugget Falls trail begins half way down Photo Point Trail and is 0.8 miles long in Tongass National Forest. It ends at Nugget Falls, a 377-foot waterfall that drops in two tiers onto Mendenhall Lake. The falls are fed by Nugget Creek which in turn is fed by Nugget Glacier.

Venturing to the falls offers the chance to see the beautiful blue ice terminus of Mendenhall Glacier and majestic black bears fishing for sockeye salmon. The trail was recently regraded to create a flat, easy hike that is heavily used by all ability levels and takes about 45 minutes round trip.

6000 Glacier Spur Rd, Juneau, AK 99801

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2.Mount Roberts Tramway

Mount Roberts Tramway
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The only aerial tramway in southeast Alaska, Mount Roberts Tramway has been open since 1996 and operates May through September. Beginning from the cruise ship dock in downtown Juneau, cars rise 1,800 feet through the rain forest to the Mountain House. After taking in the expansive views of Juneau and Gastineau Channel riders can visit Mount Roberts, the Nature Center, and Chilkat Theater.

Atop Mount Roberts is Timberline Bar and Grill with the Raven Eagle gift shop and gallery. Tramway tickets are sold as all-day passes at the Tramway Station or on all major cruise ships. Kids 5 and younger ride free.

490 S Franklin Street, Juneau, AK 99801, 888-461-8726

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3.Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Juneau, Alaska

Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Juneau, Alaska
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The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is open all year and has free admission, courtesy of local sponsors, during the off season. The museum aims to preserve the rich and diverse history of the city of Juneau with exhibits that showcase mining, fishing and the culture of Juneau.

There is a downtown walking tour where you can see the transformation of Juneau from a small town into a large city fueled by the fishing industry. You can also see Juneau’s oldest church and finish the tour by exploring a historic home.

155 South Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-586-3572

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4.Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska

Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska
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Harv and Marv’s Outback Alaska offers personal and memorable whale watching experiences on small boats ranging from 6 to 18 passengers. A typical tour offers photo opportunities of Humpback Whales, bald eagles, and sea lions. Tours depart at various times throughout the day, take just over 4 hours round trip and include 3 full hours of whale watching.

Guests are provided with bottled water, soft drinks, snacks, and binoculars. Group or private options are available and all tours include a complimentary stop at the Brotherhood Bridge for a view of Mendenhall Glacier. Every tour is unique and can be customized for weather, guest preferences, and wildlife activity.

PO Box 32825, Juneau, AK 99803, 907-209-7288

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5.Things to Do in Juneau: Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure

Things to Do in Juneau: Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure
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Originally intended to be a stream restoration project, Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure has grown into a unique garden within the confines of the Tongass National Forest. Because of the unusual climate found in Southeast Alaska, Glacier Gardens has become the home of some very uncommon displays and exhibits.

The company offers tours of the forest featuring guides and shuttles where you can learn about the plant life and surrounding area. Guests can take part in unguided tours which leave you free to explore their recently completed walking paths. The company is located only 7 miles from the Port of Juneau and partners with major cruise lines.

7600 Glacier Highway, Juneau Alaska, 99801, 907-790-3377

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6.Alaskan Brewery Company

Alaskan Brewery Company
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As the first brewery in Juneau following Prohibition the Alaskan Brewing Company set out to put a little bit of Alaskan history in every bottle. They are known for beers that reflect Juneau’s local history and resources like their Alaskan Amber, a Gold Rush-era brew reincarnated. Unique ingredients including pure glacial water, Sitka spruce tips, and alder-smoked malts are used to brew various year-round, seasonal, and limited-edition beers.

Visitors can start at the company’s depot located in downtown Juneau and shop a complete selection of Alaskan lifestyle clothing, outerwear, barware and gifts before catching a shuttle to the brewery and tasting room.

5429 Shaune Drive, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-780-5866

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7.Gastineau Guiding Company, Juneau, Alaska

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Guests have been stepping into Alaska with Gastineau Guiding Company since 1994. Dedicated and knowledgeable local guides lead five different types of small group excursions. Tours include whale watching by sea or land, rainforest hikes, glacier photo safaris, downtown tours, tram rides, and timberline treks. Gastineau Guiding also offers custom private tours and charters with picnic lunch or catered meal options.

All guides are trained under the principals of the National Association of Interpretation and all whale watching excursions adhere to the Alaska Humpback Whale Approach Regulations. The Juneau Empire has named Gastineau ‘Best Local Guiding Company’ while cruise ship guests have repeatedly voted it ‘Shore Excursion of the Season’.

1330 Eastaugh Way, Suite 2, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-586-8231

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8.Alaska points of interest: DIPAC Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

Alaska points of interest: DIPAC Macaulay Salmon Hatchery
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The stated of goal of DIPAC is to promote the salmon resources of Alaska and to engage in public outreach through tourism and education. The hatchery has numerous exhibits and programs open to the public year-round. Some of the highlights include a touch-tank, where you can get up close and personal with selected sea creatures, and the aquariums which are home to over 150 different species.

Besides tourism, the hatchery is also a destination for school field trips. Every fall and spring, they host programs to teach local students about marine biology.

2697 Channel Drive, Juneau, AK, 99801, 1-877-463-CHUM (2486)

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9.Coastal Helicopters

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Coastal Helicopters offers dog sled rides and helicopter glacier tours on Herbert Glacier in Tongass National Forest. The Icefield Tour soars over Alaska’s natural wilderness before touching down for a once in a lifetime glacier walkabout. The Dog Sled Tour includes a helicopter flight to Blue Kennels dog sled camp where guests are greeted by 80 Alaskan Huskies and experience an authentic mushing adventure.

Custom helicopter tours as well as a dog sled and Glacier walkabout combo trip option are also available. Finally, the Taku Glacier Adventure combines air, water, and ice by pairing a helicopter flight and glacial walkabout with an airboat excursion up the Taku River.

8995 Yandukin Drive, Juneau, AK 99801, 900-789-5610

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10.Sealaska Heritage Institute, Juneau, Alaska

Sealaska Heritage Institute, Juneau, Alaska
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The Sealaska Heritage Institute is a non-profit group whose mission is to promote and share Southeast Alaskan Native culture. The organization provides exhibits, educational opportunities and programs for locals and visitors.

The Sealaska Heritage Institute Collections include art objects, books, manuscript papers, photographs, recordings. Archives are open by appointment only.

105 S. Seward St., Suite 201, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-463-4844

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11.Adventure Bound Alaska

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Adventure Bound Alaska offers unforgettable full-day cruises up Tracy Arm, a classic fjord located just 45 miles south of Juneau. A “must see” for any Alaska vacation, Tracy Arm has it all including tidewater and elevated glaciers, mile high sheer rock walls, waterfalls and Alaska’s largest icebergs.

Guests can watch for whales, bears, mountain goats, seals and more from the full walk around decks and heated cabins of Adventure Bounds two Coast Guard inspected vessels. Sandwiches, coffee, cold drinks, and snacks are available for purchase on board and guests are welcome to bring their own food.

76 Egan Drive #110, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-463-2509

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12.Above & Beyond Alaska

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Above and Beyond Alaska is a guiding company operating in the Tongass National Forest and wilderness surround Juneau. Through cooperation with the United States Forest Service, Above and Beyond has access to areas of the National Forest that are the most beautiful and well preserved. All of their guides are well trained in wilderness survival and CPR. Most trips are available May through September.

They have a range of packages that can take you on a 6-hour hike, or a multi-day excursion that includes a helicopter ride. Besides guided tours, they also have a water taxi service and an equipment rental service for those interested in adventuring alone.

PO Box 211202 Auke Bay, AK 99821, 907-364-2333

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13.Eagle Beach State Recreation Area

Eagle Beach State Recreation Area
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Eagle Beach State Recreation Area is just north of Juneau and has views of the Lynn Canal, the Juneau Mountains, and the Chilkat Mountains. There is excellent fishing to be had in the area. It is home to exotic wildlife such as whales, seals, and sea lions.

The Eagle Beach campground has 26 campsites fully equipped with potable water and restrooms. There is a well-developed trail system that will be able to accommodate hikers of all levels. In the winter, the Recreation Area has excellent cross-country skiing trails.

Mile 29, Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK, 907-465-4563

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14.Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Alaska

Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Alaska
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The mission statement of the Alaska State Museums is to collect and preserve natural elements of Alaska’s history and make them available for public viewing and consumption. They also participate in the development of other museums through Alaska.

The museum has both permanent and temporary exhibits which seek to educate patrons about native cultures of Alaska as well as contemporary Alaska culture such as art and music. In the spring of 2016 the museum will be relocating to 118,000 square foot facility which will feature libraries, an auditorium, a cafeteria, as well as many galleries.

395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-465-2901

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15.Wings Airways & the Taku Glacier Lodge

Wings Airways & the Taku Glacier Lodge
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Wings Airways is a company that offers sightseeing tours of the glaciers of the Juneau area. They use floatplanes to take guests on aerial tours of the natural beauty of the Tongass National Forest. They define floatplanes as planes that take off and land on water, using pontoons instead of wheels.

They are based out of the Taku Glacier Lodge which was originally built in 1923 and over the course of its life has served many different purposes. Guests are hosted at the Taku Lodge and are treated to meals featuring King Salmon fresh from the Taku River.

2 Marine Way, Suite 175, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-586-6275

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16.Alaska points of interest: Shrine of St. Therese

Alaska points of interest: Shrine of St. Therese
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The Shrine of St. Therese is a ministry of the Diocese of Juneau that welcomes people of all faiths and walks of life to its beautiful and serene retreat 22 miles north of downtown Juneau.

The shrine is dedicated to St. Therese of Lisieux, the patron saint of Alaska, who is known for The Story of a Soul in which she wrote that what really matters in life is not our great deeds, but our great love. Mass is celebrated on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The facilities can also be rented for small or large group retreats, weddings, and funerals.

21425 Glacier Hwy, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-586-2227 ex. 24

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17.Eaglecrest Ski Area, Juneau, Alaska

Eaglecrest Ski Area, Juneau, Alaska
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The Eaglecrest Ski Area boasts over 640 acres of skiable land and has an elevation change of over 1500 feet. It is only 12 miles from downtown Juneau, which makes it extremely convenient for those visiting the city in the winter. They offer a wide range of trails for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. If you’re in town but don’t have any of your gear, they will rent you everything you need.

They also specialize in introducing beginners to skiing snowboarding. They offer classes that will teach people who have never been to a ski mountain as well as classes for those who want to transition from skiing to snowboarding.

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18.Alaska Zipline Adventures

Alaska Zipline Adventures
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Alaska Zipline Adventures is a locally owned company offering ziplining tours in Southeast Alaska. They were voted “Best Thrill” in Alaska by National Geographic. They also offer a combo tour which includes a driving tour of the local area in addition to a ziplining adventure.

Their tour contains 7 ziplines, 10 platforms, and a suspension bridge. They operate seasonally from until the end of September. They also cooperate with cruise lines that port at Juneau. Through participating cruise lines, you can book your excursion directly through your ship.

110 N. Franklin Street, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-321-0947

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19.Wickersham State Historic Site

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The House of Wickhersham was built in 1898 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. James Wickhersham was a federal judge, member of congress, and explorer. He is credited with the development of the Alaska Railroad as well as the University of Alaska. He had a massive influence on the development of Alaska which is why his former home is a tourist attraction.

They are open seasonally, beginning in May. The story of his life and the Gold Rush Era can be experienced through pictures and artifacts that have been preserved for this purpose by the State of Alaska.

213 7th Street, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-586-9001

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20.The Rookery Cafe, Juneau, Alaska

The Rookery Cafe, Juneau, Alaska
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The Rookery Café is a coffee shop and restaurant offering lunch, dinner, and a Saturday brunch which strives to make the majority of its offerings from scratch. Being the only location in Alaska that serves Stumptown Coffee allows The Rookery to claim the best cup of coffee in downtown Juneau.

The lunch menu features small plates like a Pickle Board and Crispy Gustavus Potatoes, as well as salads, sandwiches, and large plates such as The Rookery Ramen. The dinner menu constantly rotates to utilize fresh, local ingredients.

111 Seward St, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-463-3013

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21.Things to Do in Juneau: AJ Mine Gastineau Mill Tour

Things to Do in Juneau: AJ Mine Gastineau Mill Tour
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The AJ Mine Gastineau Mill Tour is a way to experience the mining history of the city of Juneau by exploring what used to be the most productive gold mine on the planet. The tour is about two hours long.

Along the way you will hear the history of the mine as well as witness professional miners demonstrate the methods that were formerly used. At the conclusion of the tour, you will be able to try mining by panning for gold. It is the only authentic underground mine tour in the state of Alaska and also features the first steam engine to operate in Alaska.

P.O. Box 34105, Juneau, AK 99803, 907-463-5017

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22.The State Capitol Building

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The State Capitol Building of Alaska is notable for its lack of notoriety. Unlike many state capitol buildings, it occupies a small parcel of land and is of simple, utilitarian construction. The reason for this is because the state was unable to raise funding for a capitol building when the state was founded. However, upon achieving statehood, Alaska inherited this building from the federal government.

The building is home to both the legislative and executive branches. Tours are free, 30 minutes long, and available from May to September, 7 days per week.

4th Ave and Main Street, Juneau, AK 99801, 907-277-4321

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23.Last Chance Mining Museum

Last Chance Mining Museum
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The Last Chance Mining Museum is located in the Compressor Building which was used by the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company in the early to mid 1900s. The focus of the museum is to showcase the tools and hardware that were required to mine gold in during the Gold Rush Era.

Some of the highlights of the museum include one of the world’s largest air compressors, tools and other artifacts, trains, and rail cars. As a bonus, the museum is accessed on foot which takes you scenic hike. The museum is open every day from May to September.

PO Box 21264, Juneau, AK 99802, 907-586-5338

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25 Best Things to Do in Juneau, Alaska



Hotel Spotlight: Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa

Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa is an AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort and hotel in the heart of the Tongass Rain Forest in Juneau, Alaska. Surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty, the boutique hotel features luxurious bed and breakfast-style accommodations, exceptional amenities, top-notch service, and welcoming hospitality, along with a peaceful setting and a casual ambiance. Overlooking a glacial kettle pond, stylish accommodations have sitting areas with eco-friendly fireplaces, fully equipped kitchenettes, en-suite bathrooms with two-person whirlpool tubs, and private balconies with breathtaking views over the pond. Upscale amenities include complimentary boats to use on the lake, fishing equipment, loaner bikes for exploring the area, and concierge services such as booking of excursions and tours. A beautifully manicured garden boasts gazebos, water features, two hot tubs, and a sauna, and a wellness spa offers pampering massages and indulgent body treatments.

Guest Accommodations

Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa offer award-winning accommodations in the form of Premium Demi and Deluxe Studio Suites, along with off-site condos for extended stays. All suites have private entrances and spacious decks with beautiful views of the pond and the surrounding forests, and sunny sitting areas with sofas and armchairs, eco-friendly fireplaces, and fully equipped kitchenettes. Bedrooms have pillowtop king or queen-size beds dressed in luxury linens, comforters, and pillows, and private bathrooms have two-person whirlpool tubs, rainfall showers, fresh towels, and branded bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, hairdryers, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Premium Demi Suites enjoy private entrances and balconies with spectacular views of the rainforest, snow-capped mountains, and the nearby glacier and have high cathedral ceilings with skylights that flood spaces with natural light. The suites offer queen-size beds dressed in luxury linens, comforters and pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with two-person whirlpool tubs, rainfall showers, fresh towels, and branded bath products. Spacious sitting areas have comfortable seating, fireplaces, and fully equipped kitchenettes with breakfast bars and all the appliances and utensils necessary for a hassle-free stay. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, hairdryers, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Deluxe Studio Suites feature luxury décor and are surrounded by inspiring views of the Tongass National Forest. Each deluxe studio features queen-size beds dressed in luxury linens, comforters and pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with rainfall showers, fresh towels, and branded bath products. Spacious sitting areas have comfortable seating, fireplaces, and fully equipped kitchenettes with breakfast bars, microwaves, refrigerators, and coffeemakers. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, hairdryers, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Self-catering condos are available for those guests wanting an extended stay and have private balconies with beautiful views of Juneau’s harbor. Located on Douglas Island across the Gastineau Channel from downtown Juneau, these residential-style one-bedroom condos are fully furnished and serviced, complete with full kitchens and dining rooms, living rooms with fireplaces and double convertible sleeper sofas, laundry rooms with washing machines and tumble dryers, full bathrooms with showers and soaking tubs, and bedrooms with queen-size beds dressed in luxury linens, comforters and pillows. On-site amenities include complimentary bicycles to use, fresh linens, towels and bathrobes, DVD players, and free high-speed wireless Internet.

Dining

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning and includes coffee, tea and hot beverages, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, granolas and yogurts, egg dishes, and freshly baked pastries, and bread.

Amenities and Recreation

Deluxe amenities and facilities at Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa include a sumptuous continental breakfast every morning and an open hospitality hour every evening, and campfires with condiments for s’mores. Guests can use complimentary bikes to explore, along with a variety of other recreation equipment such as kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, fishing gear, day packs, and hiking poles, and there are two hot tubs and a sauna in which to relax. An on-site wellness center offers body treatments and massages, and a gym has an array of fitness and cardiovascular equipment for staying fit. Other guest services include a lounge with Internet-equipped computers, complimentary wireless Internet around the property, barbecues and fire pits, a guest laundry, and concierge services such as tour-planning and booking.

Weddings and Events

Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa offer an idyllic venue for romantic wedding ceremonies and receptions and other special celebrations, as well as business meetings and corporate functions. Surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, the site boasts picturesque scenery, luxurious accommodations, upscale amenities and facilities and welcoming hospitality. The Inn also provides a range of professional services such as catering and cuisine, entertainment, audiovisual equipment, décor and more.

4541 Sawa Cir Ste #1, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: 907-789-3772

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Hotel Spotlight: Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast

Set in a beautifully restored gold rush-era home in the heart of Juneau, Alaska, Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast offers luxury accommodations, delicious cuisine, and a welcoming, home-away-from-home ambiance. Conveniently located in a historic residential neighborhood overlooking the downtown area of Juneau, the charming inn features tastefully decorated guest rooms with period furniture and wallpaper, collectible Alaskan art, private bathrooms and modern amenities. Guests are treated to a hearty complimentary breakfast every morning and refreshments in the afternoon and can take a short stroll into town to enjoy Juneau's specialty shops, casual and fine dining, area attractions, and local hiking trails.

Guest Accommodations

Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast feature six deluxe guest rooms and an opulent Governor’s Suite located on four floors of the beautifully restored mansion with spectacular views of the gardens. Rooms and suites are impeccably furnished in traditional Arts & Crafts décor and furnishings with Alaskana accents, king or queen-size pillowtop beds dressed in luxury linens, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, whirlpool tubs, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic bath products. In-room amenities include individual climate control, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Located on the second floor, Lila's Room exudes an early 20th-century charm with elegant furnishings, imported English wallpapers, limited edition artwork by Alaskan artists, and spectacular bay window with breathtaking views. The room has a Stickley king-size panel bed dressed with quality linens, and down comforters, an en-suite bathroom with a handset hex floor tile, a pedestal sink, whirlpool tub and walk-in shower and designer toiletries. A spacious sitting area has original fir floors covered with a rare imported Persian Tabriz family rug, a queen-size prairie settle sofa bed for additional guests, and a free-standing enamel gas stove, and in-room amenities include individual climate control, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Klonda's Room is private and secluded with its entrance at the garden level and access to the beautiful grounds. The spacious bedroom features Stickley king-size oak bed with intricate inlay dressed in quality linens and down comforters, an en-suite bathroom with an Art Nouveau-style commode and pedestal sink, a claw foot tub and shower and designer toiletries. The room has imported Liberty English wallpapers, a cherry wood floor scattered with oriental rugs, Alaskan artworks, and an oak armoire and dresser, and in-room amenities include individual climate control, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The Fo'c's'le Room is nautically themed with a private entrance at garden level and is furnished with fumed golden oak twin beds dressed with quality linens and down comforters, and an en-suite bathroom with an old-style pedestal sink and shower, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic bath products. The room has heated flooring, Alaskan artworks, antique period brass wall sconces, and in-room amenities include individual climate control, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Taking up the entire top floor of the Inn, the luxurious Governor's Suite sets the mood for enchantment and romance and features period furnishings, a custom-made oak king size slat bed dressed with quality linens and down comforters, and an en-suite bathroom with a two-person whirlpool soaking tub and shower, a period pedestal, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic bath products. The suite has a private sitting area with an antique Courtland settle and Morris style rocker, original artworks, a lunch table and chairs, and large windows with spectacular views of Mount Juneau, the Gastineau Channel waterfront and the historic downtown neighborhoods.

Dining

A hearty and healthy complimentary breakfast is served every morning in the formal dining room or delivered to the guest suites and includes fresh orange juice and fresh fruit platters, cereals, yogurt, granola, hot entrées, egg dishes, freshly baked pastries and bread, and hot coffee and tea.

Amenities and Recreation

Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast features beautifully manicured gardens and grounds in which guests can relax and unwind, hammocks and garden chairs, a covered outdoor hot tub, and spacious decks overlooking the garden. Recreational activities include hiking in the surrounding rainforest, guided kayaking tours, fresh and saltwater fishing and ice climbing and mountain tours, photo safari tours, whale watching, and much more.

Weddings & Events

Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast’s warm and romantic ambiance, along with the beautifully landscaped garden, provides an intimate setting for special celebrations, ceremonies, receptions, and weddings. Special event services include catering and customized menus, entertainment, and event planning and management teams.

113 West 5th Street, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: 907-586-6507

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Hotel Spotlight: The Silverbow Inn

Set in a beautifully renovated historic 1914 building in downtown Juneau, Alaska, the Silverbow Inn is an understated hotel just two blocks from the Alaska State Capitol Building and the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, and half a mile from the Mt. Roberts Tramway. The cozy inn features comfortably furnished guest rooms with rustic décor, private bathrooms, and modern amenities, and a complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room every morning. The Inn features a famous on-site bakery housed in a trendy, Euro-style café, a bistro restaurant, and wine bar, as well as a rooftop deck with a hot tub and a barbecue grill and guests, can enjoy a 24-hour coffee service throughout the day. The Silverbow Inn is a short walk from the Centennial Hall Convention Center, the State Capitol, the state and federal office buildings, and the Arts and Culture Center.

Guest Accommodations

The Silverbow Inn features 11 well-appointed and comfortably decorated guest rooms with king or queen-size beds dressed in 450-thread count sheets and luxurious linens, and en-suite bathrooms with bath/shower combinations, plush, fluffy towels, hairdryers, and branded bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and Direct TV, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, black-out shades, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Located on the second and third floors of the hotel, City View King Rooms have king-size beds dressed in 450-thread count sheets and luxurious linens, and en-suite bathrooms with bath/shower combinations, plush, fluffy towels, hairdryers, and branded bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and Direct TV, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, black-out shades, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Located on the second and third floors of the hotel, City View Queen Rooms have queen-size beds dressed in 450-thread count sheets and luxurious linens, and en-suite bathrooms with bath/shower combinations, plush, fluffy towels, hairdryers, and branded bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and Direct TV, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, black-out shades, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Located on the third floor, Family Rooms have queen-size beds dressed in 450-thread count sheets and luxurious linens, and en-suite bathrooms with bath/shower combinations, plush, fluffy towels, hairdryers, and branded bath products. These rooms also have a double futon and twin bunk beds for families, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with cable channels and Direct TV, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, black-out shades, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Located on the second floor, Economy and Economy Plus Rooms have queen-size beds dressed in 450-thread count sheets and luxurious linens, and en-suite bathrooms with bath/shower combinations, plush, fluffy towels, hairdryers, and branded bath products. These rooms also have a double futon and twin bunk beds for families, and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with cable channels and Direct TV, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, black-out shades, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Dining

A complimentary full breakfast is served every morning and includes coffee, tea and hot beverages, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, granolas and yogurts, egg dishes, and freshly baked pastries, and bread. Hot drinks such as coffee and tea are available throughout the day.

Amenities and Recreation

Deluxe amenities at the Silverbow Inn include a full breakfast each morning, complimentary coffee and tea throughout the day, and evening treats such as freshly baked cookies and cocoa, an after-dinner candy bar, free newspapers, luggage storage, and a daily housekeeping service.

Local Attractions

Nestled between Mount Juneau and the Gastineau Channel, the town of Juneau is the state capital and is renowned for its spectacular natural beauty and array of attractions and activities. The Silverbow Inn is centrally located, in the heart of historic downtown Juneau and within walking distance of several restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, and museums. Attractions and activities in the area include glacier viewing, hiking, mountain biking, walking, fishing, scenic and sightseeing drives, wildlife viewing, birding, whale-watching, dog-sledding, and the Mount Roberts Tramway.

120 2nd St, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: 907-586-4146

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