Juneau, Alaska, United States

Learn a little something about this key location

Why travel to Juneau this summer?

Juneau, the capital of Alaska, is a remote city surrounded by fantastic natural beauty. No roads connect to Juneau due to the extremely rugged terrain surrounding the city and can only be reached by boat or plane.

Although it may be hard to get to, Juneau is worth the trip alone for its spectacular surroundings. The nearby Mendenhall Glacier is one of the city’s most iconic sites, with hiking trails and overlooks so visitors can get the best views.

Whale watching is a quintessential experience in Juneau, a chance to not only see the humpback whales but also orcas, sea lions, and Dall’s porpoise.

Juneau is also rich in history, art, music and Alaskan Native heritage. The exceptional museums in the city, such as the Alaska State Museum and the Last Chance Mining Museum, give visitors a chance to see the fascinating history of the area.

Join a Teen Travel Network program to journey to the remote but spectacular Alaskan capital, Juneau.