Tourist Connections

Biking

A Juneau Bike Map is available for download at Juneau Rides, a branch of the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. This is a free community resource to help navigate the city by bicycle. Streets are color-coded to show multi-use paths, bike lanes and shoulders, and recommended routes where cyclists must share the road with vehicles. You can also use Map My Ride to research routes and terrain navigation. Each Capital Transit bus is equipped to hold two bikes; space provided upon availability basis.

Hiking and Walking

The Juneau Trail guide is a tool is to help you find your path to adventure and make your way to the wild side of Juneau, Alaska. With directions, history, and points of interest, the trail guide offers information to help you decide where to go. Whether you are a long time Juneau resident or stepping off a cruise ship, your perfect trail awaits you. Or, check out the listings on Alaska.org to get a different perspective.

Cruises

The main port used by cruise ships is located adjacent to the Mt. Roberts Tramway at 490 S Franklin Street. The closest stop to the port is the Downtown Library. Use our trip planner or consult the schedules page to plan your trip.

Alternate Ground Transportation/Tours

Whether you are looking for car rentals, taxi service, and limousine service or tour companies, you may find the information you are looking for at Travel Juneau.

See the Mendhenhall Glacier

Capital Transit buses drop off and pick up approximately 1.5 miles from the Mendenhall Valley Visitor Center. For the fastest trip from downtown Juneau, board the Mendenhall Valley Route 3 bus at the Downtown Transportation Center at 100 Main St. Alight at the stop at Dredge Lake Road. The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is 1.5 miles North on Glacier Spur Rd. Route 3 buses leave the Downtown Transportation Center at 5 after each hour.  The trip takes about an hour each way.  To return, the bus on the same side of the road as the Glacier comes by most of the day at 55 after each hour and across the street at 25 after each hour.  Times in the evening may vary. Use our trip planner or consult the schedules page to plan your trip. Learn more about the Mendenhall Glacier from the Forest Service.

Juneau offers a variety of tour companies, many include a glacier destination.  Trip Advisor is just one of many sites that offer a list of unique tours. Find one that works best for you.

Visit the Brewery

From the Downtown Transportation Center at 100 Main Street, board either the Mendenhall Valley Route 3 or 4 bus. Alight at the Anka Street stop in the Lemon Creek area, about a 1/2 mile from the Alaskan Brewing Company. Walk east on Glacier Highway, north on Anka St., and east on Shaune Drive. Buses leave the Downtown Transportation Center at :05 and :35 after each hour.  To return, you can catch the bus on the opposite side of Glacier Highway. Use our trip planner (LINK) or consult the schedules page (LINK) to plan your trip.