Location: This retreat is conveniently
located in Juneau, Alaska's Capital City, along Alaska's Inside Passage. Though just 8
minutes to the airport and ferry, you'll be surrounded by the world's most scenic views and
the largest temperate rainforest, where the mountains meet the sea.
You'll enjoy natural tranquility at this private paradise on an acre of rainforest
gardens perched on a small private lake, with spectacular mountain and glacier views.
. Enjoy authentic Alaska living in the adjacent
rural neighborhood, then enter a magical retreat at the pond, away from the cares of the
world. The acre of lush private gardens, water features, gazebos, dock, pond, and hot tubs
surrounded by forest promote relaxation.
In 3 to 20 minutes, you can enjoy every Juneau attraction
and recreational area, including a short walk to world famous Mendenhall Glacier, lakes,
biking, hiking and X-C trails and rivers.
You'll be within a few minutes of every dining, shopping, historic, cultural
and business center in Juneau. And to provide a further buffer from the cruiseship
crowds, we tell you the best times to make the 15 minute drive to the bustling cruise ship
Within 8 minutes of transportation centers in Juneau (including marina, ferry and
international airport JNU). 15 minutes to Juneau's historic district. We are in the middle
of the recreation area, close to Juneau's population center.
We are jJust minutes from
departure points to Glacier Bay National Park, Admiralty Island National Monument and Pack
Creek, Tracy Arm Fjord, Taku Glacier, Haines, Skagway, Sitka, Gustavus and other
Juneau is less than 2 hours from Seattle, Washington and Anchorage, Alaska via Alaska Airlines, which has hundreds of departure points
and airline partners, and non-stop flights from Seattle. Or, if you hae time, take a
leisurely three day ferry cruise via the Alaska Marine Highway. With over 60 miles of road
access and limited car rentals, advance car rental is strongly suggested to explore the
hidden gems and highlights.
Why Visit Juneau? Juneau, Alaska's picturesque capital city, boasts hundreds of
trails, shops, restaurants and both indoor and outdoor activities. Juneau is nestled along
the Alaska's 1,000 mile coastal Inside Passage where fjords, glaciers and mountains meet
What to Do in Juneau: Plan to stay at least a week or two to experience the best
Alaska offers, all right here in Juneau. You'll want to do something by air, land and sea.
The inn's trip planner can customize your trip and arrange all your excursions,
reservations, vouchers, etc. according to the best plans to beat the crowds and ensure a
diverse, yet relaxing and exciting experience. See www.juneau-guide.com
for Sightseeing, hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, rafting, wildlife viewing, whale
watching, bear viewing, glacier
trekking, glacier cruising, sailing, beach activities, dog mushing, zipline, native
culture, gardens, theater, shopping, dining. Plus from November to March enjoy winter
sports with x-c and downhill skiing, snow boarding, ice-skating, sledding, snow shoeing,
and much more. Get married on a glacier or in the gardens.
Trip Planning: See www.juneau-guide.com
Driving Directions: To get to Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and
Adventure Spa, follow the directions below.
From the airport to Pearson's Pond:
Google earth map: 58, 24' 01.29" N, 134, 35'26.41 W See it here!
From airport car rental lot
- As you are driving away from the terminal, stay to the left and make a
left at the first intersection.
- Follow the road to your first street light, which is Glacier Highway.
Turn left onto Glacier Highway.
- In about 1/2 mile Glacier Hwy becomes MENDENHALL LOOP ROAD as you cross
over Egan Drive. You will be on this road for about 2 miles or so heading towards the
- Watch for a large green sign on the right side of the road (says
Mendenhall Glacier go forward, Mendenhall Loop Rd. and Auke Bay turn left, campground go
left) which is at a T intersection (no light or stop sign and it is past the Mendenhall
Boulevard light ).
- Turn LEFT here at this sign to continue on this back portion of
MENDENHALL LOOP RD. (commonly called Back Loop Rd on some maps) for one mile.
- After you cross over the Mendenhall River bridge, turn LEFT onto
- After a long block, Turn RIGHT on KELLY CT., and shortly
- Turn LEFT on SAWA Circle and turn into first driveway on left at 4541
Sawa. The inn is well lit and marked. Call 907-789-3772 ASAP if you get lost. It should
take you 8-10 minutes from the airport.
From Downtown Juneau or Federal Building:
- Follow Egan Drive North for approximately 10 minutes.
- Turn right at the light on Mendenhall Loop Rd.
- Refer to directions above to take you the rest of the way to Pearson's
Pond Luxury Inn & Adventure Spa.