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The Mendenhall Glacier is a must see. We went there as part of a three stop excursion and loved it. You can walk down to the falls directly from the visitors center. The glacier and the falls are a truly magnificent site. We saw several...More
I would recommend that all travelers who have never seen a glacier before should come visit the Mendenhall Glacier. Their visitor center is informative. Also, you can walk to Nugget Falls to get as close as possible to the glacier. TIP: Uber drivers are not...More
When arriving at the Park, you will walk past the Visitor Center...stop at the bathroom first...it is a bit of a walk, 2 miles round trip. The path to the Glacier is mostly level ground and fairly easy to moderate terrain. Following the path gets...More
Our group of 4 were on Norwegian Cruise Bliss and arrived 24 Sept. We did not book our land tour through the cruise but took a coach, buying tickets from one of the booth at the cruise centre. Ticket cost at $45 per person and...More
The weather is uncontrollable but on a nice day, I'm certain that the view is far more stunning. Did not have enough time to explore the park itself (would have loved to visit more trails) so can't comment much beyond the photo point for the...More
My wife and I recently visited Juneau with friends while on a cruise tour in Alaska. While there, we took an excursion to the Mendenhall Glacier. There were amazing views of the glacier from the vantage point that was a short walk from the parking...More
2016: September-1st visit and was in awe. Absolutely beautiful. 2019: June-Took a guided tour starting with a short hike to the glacier. Learned a lot along the way, wildlife (who knew there were porcupine in Alaska!) Arrived at the Glacier, still beautiful but, could see...More
There are taxis in Juneau that can take you to the Visitor Center, but I am not sure how much they are. You might be better off financially if you rent a car for the day. Budget has some really great rates in Juneau.