Destination guide

Explore the glacial setting in Juneau

Enjoy the museums and other features of Juneau. Travelers to this scenic city praise the hiking, wildlife and local tours. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Juneau

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Juneau a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cope Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mount Roberts Tramway (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Eaglecrest Ski Area (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Funter Bay State Marine Park (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Juneau

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Juneau is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cope Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mount Roberts (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Nugget Falls (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Auke Bay (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Mendenhall Glacier (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Funter Bay State Marine Park (16.2 mi / 26 km)

How to get to and around Juneau

The nearest airport is in Juneau, AK (JNU-Juneau Intl.), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Excursion Inlet, AK (EXI), which is 38.2 mi (61.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Juneau?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 73 holiday lettings near Juneau. From 2 Cabins to 26 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Juneau for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Juneau?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Juneau. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mendenhall Valley: 18 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 25 holiday homes
  • Juneau-Douglas City Museum: 75 holiday homes
  • Cope Park: 79 holiday homes
  • Mount Roberts: 80 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Juneau! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Juneau?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Juneau. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Juneau-Douglas City Museum: 75 holiday rentals
  • Cope Park: 79 holiday rentals
  • Mount Roberts: 80 holiday rentals
  • Macaulay Salmon Hatchery: 80 holiday rentals
  • St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church: 80 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Juneau listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.