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 […]
Category Archives: Yukon Travel
From the towering peak of Canada’s highest mountain, Mount Logan, to the mighty waters of the Yukon River, Yukon Territory has been welcoming adventurers since the gold rush of the late 1800s.
This is a territory that was shaped by gold. And the false fronts of Dawson City still offer that frontier atmosphere that draws tens of thousands of visitors every year.
Whitehorse, Yukon is on the edge of Canada’s frontier. Experience these magical things to do in Whitehorse to experience the city and its people. In 1883, the remote wilderness near Miles Canyon was simply a trail stop and portage used by First Nations Peoples travelling along trade routes in the far north. The occasional European […]
Dawson City, officially the City of Dawson, is a town in the Yukon that was the headquarters for the Klondike Gold Rush (1896-1899). We Explore Canada contributor visited during Discovery Days to share what you need to prioritize on your next visit to Yukon’s second largest city. As my mind filled with visions of gold, […]
A Flight in the Yukon’s Saint Elias Mountains: Setting Eyes on Mount Logan, Canada’s Highest Mountain
We Explore Canada contributor Hans Tammemagi paints a vivid picture of an unforgettable flight in one of Canada’s most striking and beautiful areas, the Saint Elias Mountains. I’m nervous as we bump onto the dirt runway of Icefields Discovery Tours, who will take us on a flight over the immense icefield of southwest Yukon. While […]