Juneau, Alaska's capital
city, sits on the rugged shores of Gastineau Channel at the base
of grand mountain peaks ... an amazing amphitheater to Alaska's
Juneau is located in
Southeast Alaska. The Tongass Rainforest climate provides Juneau
with lush terrain and vibrant wildflowers. Early settlers included
miners during Alaska's gold rush and Russian fur traders. The
first settlers however were the Tlingit and Haida Indians --
Native Alaskan influence is prominent today in Juneau.
unparalleled glacier viewing from Tracy Arm Fjord, Mendenhall
Glacier, the Juneau Icefield and Glacier Bay National Park.
Outdoor enthusiasts take opportunities for extraordinary kayaking,
dog-sledding, rafting, biking, hiking and glacier hiking.
Snowboarding and downhill, cross-country and heli-skiing are
winterites dream vacation. A fisherman's paradise, salmon and
halibut are in abundance. The downtown area is served by tramway
up Mt. Roberts, where wilderness is instantly accessible. Nearby
Admiralty Island National Monument, features one of the largest
concentrations of brown bear in the world. Icy Strait offers
unprecedented whale watching.
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