Raft, kayak, or bike to see the famed Mendenhall Glacier, or check it out from above on a flightseeing tour. You can also visit a nearby bear sanctuary with Pack Creek Bear Tours and go whale watching
Take in sweeping views by taking a tram ride up Mount Roberts, visit the Alaska State Museum, pass by the capital building and the governors mansion, and discover 21 trees downtown on the Tree Walk
Immerse yourself in wilderness on the edge of town. Hike the steep, forested trail up Mt. Roberts, then take the tram down. Or walk the gentle trails near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
For salmon viewing, head to the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, or visit Steep Creek if you want to watch these fish in the wild. For the ultimate bear-viewing experience, call up Pack Creek Bear Tours
If you’re seeking natural beauty, you’ll find it in Juneau. Discover waterfalls, beaches, glaciers, and lush temperate rainforests. Visit the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, or pack a picnic to enjoy at the Auke Recreation Picnic Area.
Visit Juneau in winter! Eaglecrest Ski Area is Juneau’s winter playground with terrain for any level of skiier or snowboarder, as well as several kilometers of Nordic ski trails. Juneau is a quick 1.5 hr flight from Anchorage, or a 2.5 hr flight from Seattle. Easy for a weekend getaway!