From May to September, Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital city, becomes an outdoor enthusiast’s playground, with the summer sun lingering for up to 20 hours a day. Just east of the city, hike up Grey Mountain for stunning views of Whitehorse or bike some of the 300 kilometres of epic singletrack trail that snakes through forests, skirts lakes and runs alongside the Yukon River.
Three Days in Whitehorse, Yukon
Set in a scenic mountain valley beside the winding Yukon River, Whitehorse is an artistic, outdoorsy city with adventure on its doorstep. Paddle along the river past clay cliffs and spruce forest, find artsy treasures at North End Gallery and sip craft beer at Winterlong Brewing Co.
The Best Places in Canada to See the Northern Lights
Canada is a prime destination for northern lights viewing, best experienced between October and March. Watch them dance in the night sky above Lake Superior near Thunder Bay, in Whitehorse, on Prince Edward Island, in Yellowknife or near Edmonton.