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What’s At The Top Of Mount Roberts in Juneau?

The iconic Mount Roberts Tram is one of the main attractions in Juneau. It’s quite visible from ships as they cruise into town. Holland America ships dock right below it. The lower tram station sits at the center of the … Continue reading

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Ziplining In Juneau

Juneau has two zip line options, Alaska Zipline Adventures and Alaska Canopy Adventures. If you come by cruise ship the ship’s excursions may include an option to book through them. You can also book on your own online in advance … Continue reading

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Juneau Cruise Ship Port

Juneau, Alaska Alaska’s capital city, Juneau, sits on the Gastineau Channel of southeast Alaska. Like much of the state it is accessible only by boat or plane, although cars can get there on Alaska’s ferries. As one of the 4 … Continue reading

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Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau

Ruby Princess arrived in Juneau at lunchtime after an early morning glacier watching cruise through Endicott Arm as a substitute for nearby Tracy Arm, the entry to which had been blocked by ice bergs. Lunchtime is not the best time … Continue reading

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Full Speed Ahead on Mount Roberts Tram

Mount Roberts Tram Much like the time I came to Juneau on the Norwegian Sun, on our trip on the Westerdam we returned to town from a shore excursion with just enough time left to ride up the Mount Roberts … Continue reading

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Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

After visiting Glacier Gardens on a shore excursion from the Holland America Westerdam, our tour group piled back onto the busses and headed out to Mendenhall Glacier.  I really wanted to see Mendenhall since I had not made it out … Continue reading

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Visiting Glacier Gardens in Juneau, Alaska

Juneau has quite an array of things to do.  With Mendenhall Glacier as the tourist’s top choice, and Mount Roberts tram conveniently located at the cruise ship dock in the center of the tourist shopping area, multitudes of people visit … Continue reading

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Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau, Alaska

The bus from our scenic river raft tour dropped us off at the base of the Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau, Alaska.  Glad we had purchased our tickets on the ship, we bypassed the ticket line and went straight to … Continue reading

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Juneau River Rafting Shore Excursion

Juneau offered more shore excursions that we wanted to do than any other port, and our ship spent the least time there.  We wanted to see a glacier up close.  Our first choice would have been dogsledding, but to do … Continue reading

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InnerSea Discoveries part 1, Seattle and Juneau

Safari Quest InnerSea Discoveries – the Uncruise There’s an old saying that states if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Normally that is the truth, but once in awhile it’s not. When the offer came to … Continue reading

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