Friday, June 26, 2009

RVing by ferry?

Question: Since there is no road into Juneau, are there any RV parks there?

Answer: Although you cannot drive into Juneau, you can bring your RV with you on the Alaska Marine Highway System. To serve these folks, as well as local campers, Juneau boasts both public and commercial RV parks:

Auke Bay RV Park
11930 Glacier Hwy
Juneau AK 99801
907) 789-9467

Spruce Meadow RV Park
10200 Mendenhall Loop Rd.
(907) 789-1990

Mendenhall Lake Campground (9 full service hookup sites)
8510 Mendenhall Loop Rd.
(907) 586-8800 (This link covers additional public campgrounds in Juneau as well.)

For more information about visiting Juneau, whether or not you intend to camp, see also the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau at

Monday, June 1, 2009

A SLEDing Summer

Question: Can SLED help me find stuff to keep my children entertained and maybe educated during summer vacation?

Answer: The librarian-selected resources on SLED cover a wide range of subjects. While we can't guarantee results for any specific child or adult, we think SLED has something for nearly everybody:

Is there a general topic you're interested in? Let us know in comments and we'll check to see if SLED has something for you.