Everything was so "cool", literally and figuratively, we saw a few presentations regarding the glacier and enjoyed everything. The staff was so helpful!! Awesome family trip, we enjoyed it all.
Alaska is by far one of the best trips I have ever taken. Mendenhall Glacier is immense, photo's do not give its majestic size a description worthy of its enormity. If ever in Alaska you should make this a visit on your itinerary. You may even see a bear under one the walkways…
While in Juneau, Alaska we visited the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Centre. This was the first time for me to see such a spectacular view up-close of a landlocked glacier. There are numerous walking tracks all in varying levels of difficulty and viewing areas. There is plenty of…
Take one of the shuttles there and spend 1-2 hours there. Be sure to walk to falls it is worth it. If you are on the cruise ship, Hubbard and Glacier Bay will be 1000 times better.
This is operated by the Forest Service and Ranger Ranger gives a talk often and leads a tour to the edge of the lake where you can see the Glacier very close. Also, there is a 15-minute film (see it first) explaining what you are seeing. No need to take an "Excursion" here; the…