Top reasons to visit the Yukon this winter

Whitehorse Craft Brewers

Locally brewed craft beer…extra cold!

Whitehorse is home to 5 exciting craft breweries offering a uniquely Yukon flavour to your trip.

Watch the sun rise over the Yukon River

The third longest river in North America, the Yukon River connects Whitehorse and Dawson City. The SS Klondike National Historic Site of Canada pays tribute to the riverboat era when paddle wheelers were the main transportation link to the Klondike.

Avoid the crowds

With 40,000 people in a Territory roughly the size of Spain, the Yukon has the second smallest population density in Canada next to Nunavut. With vast wide open spaces, moose outnumber people 2 to 1.

Catch up on some reading

In the famous poem “The Spell of the Yukon, ” Robert Service wrote: “It’s the beauty that thrills me with wonder, It’s the stillness that fills me with peace.”

We're pet friendly

Bring your furry friends on your Yukon adventure. We have plenty of pet friendly hotel rooms.

Ample free parking

Whether you are travelling by vehicle, skidoo or dogsled, parking is generally free in the Yukon.

Go dashing through the snow

With over 700 kms of wilderness in Whitehorse alone, the Yukon is a popular outdoor adventure destination with word class hiking, mountain biking, skiing and sledding trails.

Take in the northern lights

Guided aurora viewing tours offer unparalleled
glimpses of the celestial spectacle dancing across the northern skies. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Northern Lights against the backdrop of the Yukon’s rugged landscape.




Want to experience our pristine winter wonderland first hand?