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Top Choice Cafe in Juneau

The Rookery

Laid-back coffee shop by day, hip bistro by night. The Rookery serves Portland, OR's Stumptown coffee and original breakfasts, lunch and dinners. Buttermilk corncakes, sandwiches on homemade foccacia, and breakfast …
Top Choice Indian in Juneau

Saffron

Saffron serves up hot, chewy naan bread and complex yet delicate curries for dinner, and thalis (plates with a little bit of everything) for lunch. All dishes are made from scratch and the dinner menu is à la carte …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Juneau

Juneau Arts and Culture Center

Inside the impressive JACC gallery features the work of a local artist every month, while the adjacent Lobby Shop is a place for Southeast Alaskans to sell their artworks, including jewelry, paintings and books. The…
Glacier in Juneau

Mendenhall Glacier

The most famous of Juneau’s ice floes, and the city’s most popular attraction, is Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska’s famous drive-in glacier. The glacier flows 13 miles from its source, the Juneau Ice Field, and has a hal…
Historic Site in Juneau

Museums & Historic Sites

Overlooking downtown Juneau is Wickersham State Historical Site, which preserves the 1898 home of pioneer judge and statesman James Wickersham. In 2011, the museum was closed for extensive renovation. Call to see if…
Historic Site in Juneau

Last Chance Mining Museum

Amble out to the end of Basin Rd, a beautiful half-mile walk from the north end of Gastineau Ave, to the intriguing Last Chance Mining Museum. The former Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Company complex is now a museum whe…
Park in Juneau

Point Bridget State Park

Juneau’s only state park is 2850-acre Point Bridget State Park, which overlooks Berners Bay and Lynn Canal; salmon fishing is excellent off the Berners Bay beaches and in Cowee Creek. Hiking trails wander through ra…
Park in Juneau

Sandy Beach Recreation Area

From downtown, Nordic Dr heads north on a scenic route that ends at Sandy Beach Recreation Area, a beautiful day-use area 2 miles from downtown. There are 2000-year-old Tlingit fish traps snaking the mudflats and a …
Church in Juneau

St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church

Built in 1893 against the backdrop of Mt Juneau, the onion-domed church is the oldest original one in Alaska. From a small gift shop filled with matreshkas(nestling dolls)and other handcrafted items from Russia, you…
Bar in Juneau

Red Dog Saloon

A sign at the door says it all – ‘Booze, Antiques, Sawdust Floor, Community Singing’ – and the cruise-ship passengers love it! Most don’t realize, much less care, that this Red Dog is but a replica of the original, …