Reasons To Visit Juneau
Juneau is Alaska’s capital, home to many fascinating landmarks and ideally situated amongst the sprawling Alaskan wilderness making it a popular base with adventurers and active travelers. Within the city itself there are many attractions worth visiting like the Alaska State Museum and the St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church. There are many different hiking and trekking trails in the region accessible from Juneau like the Mendenhall Glacier West Glacier Trail, while fishing is one of the most popular pastimes with locals and travelers alike.
Arriving In Juneau
Juneau International Airport is situated around 15 km away from central Juneau and handles a range of domestic flights. Travelers looking to book flights from the UAE to Juneau will not be able to make the journey directly as no airlines offer nonstop flights. However, the airport has regular connections from Seattle which handles direct flights from the UAE, so you can make the trip with just a single transfer.
Juneau International Airport is a relatively small airport and offers only a limited variety of amenities and services, although you will find all of the essentials you would need. As well as a couple of cafes and eateries, there is a small shop on site where you can find all the usual travel items you might need. As well as this, you will be able to connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi to get online. From the airport you can find public buses available to travel into the city, although taxis are also readily available just outside of the terminal. Getting around Juneau is possible using the city’s public bus network, while there are car rental agencies at Juneau International Airport available for those who want their own vehicle.
Juneau Travel Information
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UAE nationals flying to the United States will have to submit a visa application before your journey, so make sure you get this completed with plenty of time to spare before your trip. In Juneau the weather is generally cold throughout the year with thick snowfall and freezing temperatures over the winter, while you can expect average highs of around 17 degrees from June until August.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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