Category Archives: Northwest Territories Travel

Northwest Territories might be best known for their immense mining infrastructure, but this sparsely populated wonder north of Saskatchewan and Alberta offers dramatic travel experiences that will change your perspective of adventure.

From gazing at the Northern Lights over the vast waters of Great Slave Lake to driving the only road to the Arctic Ocean, travel in Northwest Territories offers unprecedented access to Canada’s north. But it’s not all dramatic landscapes and adventure travel.

Driving to the Arctic Circle via The Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway (and Dempster Highway)

The drive from Dawson City, Yukon to Tuktoyaktuk, NWT is one of Canada's best road trips.

Driving to the Arctic Circle is one of Canada’s great adventures (and road trips)! Carol Patterson walks us through what you need to do to prepare for the trip, and where to stop along the way. My hands grasped the steering wheel so tightly my knuckles turned white. The road was a twisting, gnarly swirl […]

Things To Do In Yellowknife, NWT: Discover Canada’s North In A New Light

Things to do in Yellowknife as a young girl holds an ice cream in front of the Wildcat Cafe

From dog sleds to the aurora, northern cuisine to inspiring art, these amazing things to do in Yellowknife, Northwest territories will keep you busy. Tucked firmly against the upper shores of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is a hidden gem for travellers seeking a unique and unforgettable experience. Yellowknife, known as the “Diamond Capital of North […]

Road Tripping to Wood Buffalo National Park: 10 Things to Know About Canada’s Largest National Park

Wood Buffalo National Park

Wood Buffalo National Park holds the title of the largest national park in Canada, covering nearly 45,000 square kilometres. It’s actually the second-largest national park on the planet. We Explore Canada contributor Carol Patterson walks you through how to make the most of your visit to this remarkable park. Is a visit to Wood Buffalo […]