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Top Choice Bistro in Haines

Fireweed Restaurant

This clean, bright and laid-back bistro is in an old Fort Seward building and its salads are an antidote to Southeast's penchant for fried food. On its menu are words like ‘organic’, ‘veggie’ and ‘grilled’ as oppose…
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 Wine Bar in Sitka

Ludvig's Wine Bar and Gallery

Follow the stairs next to Ludvig's Bistro up to a wood-floored art gallery furnished with tall bar tables. You'll find excellent tapas, homemade ice cream and a diverse wine list. Enjoy live music three times per we…
Top Choice Indian in Juneau


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 Brewery in Skagway

Skagway Brewing Company

Skagway’s microbrewery offers stampeders such choices as Prospector Pale Ale, Boomtown Brown and Chilkoot Trail IPA. There's a full menu with nightly dinner specials and a quiet outdoor deck in the back to escape th…
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…
Top Choice Cafe in Sitka

Homeport Eatery

A gourmet, indoor food court with stalls that serve crepes, paninis and espresso – and there's even a little tavern serving wine and a beer bar in the back. Mix and match and then sit at a big wood table and watch t…
Top Choice Seafood in Skagway

Olivia’s Bistro

A charming bistro in the Skagway Inn. The menu features wild game and seafood and whatever is growing in the lovely garden outside. How can you top that? With a serving of homegrown rhubarb crisp for dessert.
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…