All aboard for Juneau

Thinking of your next trip? Why not Alaska? Even though its capital is inaccessible by car, and traveling does take some planning, it’s well worth the effort

By ITSIK MAROM
April 20, 2017 18:34
Traveling to Alaska

Kayaking in the Juneau area. (photo credit: ITSIK MAROM)

 
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Everywhere you look you see mountains, glaciers, rocky coves and lots of water. Raise your eyes to the sky over the ocean and you will be rewarded with a glimpse of a magnificent bald eagle; look back at the water and you may spot the tail of a whale. You will be overwhelmed by the vast and amazing wilderness that is likely interrupted only by a distant fishing boat or a small floatplane.

Last summer we decided to travel to the southeastern strip of Alaska. We chose Juneau, Alaska’s capital, as the central focus as it is full of local charm and uniquely located to serve as a good headquarters from which to explore the area.

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