Luxury Vacations in Juneau, Alaska

As the capital of Alaska, Juneau boasts a myriad of natural and man-made splendors, as well as the finest luxury vacation destinations in the state. Juneau was ranked as the #11 city in the nation for living by MSNBC. The rankings were based on a “quality of life” rating that took factors like affluence, price and quantity of luxury real estate, education, employment rate, commuting time, and easy access to recreation into consideration. The study was performed by the American City Business Journal, which also recommended Juneau as a great city in which to retire.

Juneau is quaint but sophisticated. Located in a rainforest nestled on the edge of protected sea waters, it enjoys mild year-round temperatures that usually do not eclipse 75 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer or fall below freezing in the winter. Situated near a 1,000 square mile ice field, the views of the surrounding terrain are nothing short of breath taking and most every place you venture is replete with awe-inspiring views of sea, mountain peak, or both.

Juneau is the most diverse and most visited vacation destination in Alaska. From it’s downtown area, visitors have easy access to most of the natural splendor Alaska has to offer, including Bay cruises, glacier sightseeing, lake and pond canoeing and kayaking, whitewater and river rafting, dog sledding, wildlife viewing, mountain climbing, trekking, hiking, fishing, biking and skiing. In addition, visitors can enjoy more cosmopolitan pursuits including native culture, theatre, museums, historic sites, shopping, dining and much more. Unlike the rest of Alaska, where significant or difficult travel is required to access various types of experiences, the Juneau area offers it all within a small convenient area with amazingly easy access. It’s truly a one-stop vacation destination. Stay a few weeks, and you’ll still make plans to come back to continue your many unfinished adventures!

As a result of its diversity, convenience and sophistication, the best luxury real estate and luxury vacation destinations are located in Juneau, Alaska. The state’s only AAA Four Diamond and Select Registry Property is located within the city, and not surprisingly, the state’s most sought after luxury waterfront real estate is located in Juneau as well.

To learn more about the Juneau area and book your Juneau Luxury Vacation, visit the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website. To learn more about Alaska luxury real estate investment opportunities, visit Spuhn Island’s website.

Sources:

  1. http://www.juneau-guide.com/
  2. http://www.traveljuneau.com/
  3. http://www.spuhnisland.com

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