Juneau is a shopper’s delight. Local artists display the spirit of Alaska in virtually every art form imaginable. Dozens of art galleries and shops offer paintings and prints, pottery, sculptures, Alaska antiques and jewelry. Alaska Native-carved silver bracelets with totemic designs are popular with visitors, as are carved ivory and argillite pendants, bracelets and rings. Carved wood masks and totem poles are sought-after pieces for enthusiastic collectors of Alaskan artwork.
Sampling a city’s local fare is a big part of any vacation and a visit to Juneau delivers tastes that delight the senses. From Alaska salmon, halibut and crab to sourdough bagels, homemade fudge and award-winning coffee and beer, Juneau can satisfy even the most discriminating palate. Visitors can easily ship home smoked salmon and other seafood specialties from any local processor.