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By Rental Car -- A car is a hindrance in compact downtown Juneau, but if you're going to any of the attractions out the road or on Douglas Island, renting a car for a day or two is a good idea. Hertz, Avis, Budget, Alamo, and National are based at the airport.

By Bike -- If you can handle hills, bikes make good sense in Juneau, where separated paths parallel many of the main roads and downtown traffic is slow. The 24-mile round-trip to Mendenhall Glacier keeps you on a bike path almost all the way. Bikes are for rent at the Driftwood Lodge, 435 Willoughby Ave. (tel. 800/544-2239 or 907/586-2280; www.driftwoodalaska.com), for $25 a day.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.