7 Beautiful Views of the Yukon

Monday, 30th January 2017

Destination Specialist

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From the contrasting shades of Emerald Lake to dramatic aurora displays over the Yukon Valley, here are 7 of our favourite views in the Yukon.

 

1. Dempster Highway

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Head north on an epic road trip from Whitehorse into the Northwest Territories, following the Dempster Highway across the Arctic Circle.

2. Kluane National Park

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The endless glaciers and sheer scale of Kluane evoke images of the world’s last unspoiled wilderness regions.

3. Northern Lights

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In the heart of the wilderness, with little artificial light – the Yukon offers excellent opportunities for viewing the aurora borealis.

4. Emerald Lake

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Emerald Lake is one of many gem-coloured glacial lakes to be explored…

5. Wildlife in the Wilderness

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Take to the open road but keep your eyes peeled for wildlife!

6. Tombstone Territorial Park

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The aptly-named ‘Tombstone Territorial Park’ boasts imposing black granite peaks rising from a vast sub-arctic tundra landscape.

7. Goldrush Fever in Dawson City

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Forever synonymous with the Klondike Gold Rush, quirky Dawson City is a colourful slice of living history where you can still pan for gold.


Experience the Yukon with the experts

Visit any of the above on many of our Yukon holidays, or tailor-make your own itinerary to suit your travel needs. Contact our team of Canada Travel Specialists today or continue to browse our Yukon blogs…

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** To celebrate 150 years of independence in Canada, entry to all of national parks is free of charge throughout 2017 **

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