Explore the Yukon
Traveling in Whitehorse, Yukon, one of Canada’s Northern territories, is a chance to experience a thriving community, the gorgeous scenery, some amazing street art and restaurants that’ll make you wish you could explore Whitehorse every day.
1. Canoe the Yukon River.
Explore Whitehorse with a short trip or go on an epic voyage is the perfect way to explore the landscape.
2. Visit the SS Klondike National Historic Site.
The gold rush put the Yukon on the map. The S.S. Klondike, a restored sternwheeler is a relic of the 1890s and will teach you all about the Gold Rush history.
3. Hike the Miles Canyon.
With multiple trail options the Miles Canyon, created by the powerful Yukon River, trails loop all the way around or go for a shorter hike. There are options for everyone.
4. Experience the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre.
Learn all about the the route that was believed to be traveled by the first people who entered North America from Asia. From the area’s history and geographical events to illustrated culture.
5. Stand in awe under the Northern Lights.
If you decide to visit Whitehorse from September onwards once the nights start to get longer the skies often become a stage for the Northern Lights.
6. Relax in the Takhini Hot Pools.
If you want to take your Northern Lights viewing to a whole new level, pack your bikini and hit the Takhini Hot Pools and lounge in 47C waters during the winter.