Juneau Downtown Experience

While our trip to Juneau was broken up by a trip to Glacier Bay, we ended up with the equivalent of 2.5 days and three nights in the city. As always, we tried to make every minute counts. Some of the highlights of our time in Juneau included: Walks around and learning the history of [Read more …]

Juneau Salmon Experience

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Salmon is a reoccurring theme in Alaska. We fished for salmon in Homer, watched real anglers prepare for a week of “combat” salmon fishing in the wilds of the Kenai Peninsula, watched bears stalk and devour them at Brooks Camp on the Katmai Peninsula. And we ate enough salmon–grilled, broiled, pan-fried, hot smoked, cold smoked [Read more …]

Juneau Nature Excursions

Our previous blog on Juneau downtown, mentioned two out of town trips, a day trip down the incredibly beautiful Tracy Arm fjord and a shorter trip to the city’s primary nature destination, the Mendenhall Glacier. This blog discusses our trips to each.   Tracy Arm Cruise We took a ten-hour Tracy Arm cruise with Adventure [Read more …]