- 3 Days
Yukoners know that autumn can be the best time of year for viewing northern lights. Spend crisp days strolling Whitehorse's riverside trails wrapped in fall colour. Visit museums and taste local cuisine. At night, enjoy the fresh air and perfect conditions for aurora viewing. You can fit a lot into few days – check the schedule for Yukon festivals and special events.
Day 1 – Bright Lights, Northern City
Settle in to your hotel, cabin or B&B, then soak in Whitehorse's bustling Main Street atmosphere. Enjoy dinner at one of our fine downtown restaurants. You might want to squeeze in a nap because this will be your first night watching for the northern lights. Join a scheduled aurora tour or explore our dark skies on your own.
Whether you're looking for a tranquil cabin in the heart of the forest or a luxurious lodge surounded by unspoiled beauty, you'll find the experience you're looking for in the Yukon.
Experience Yukon Dining
Enjoy an evening of Yukon dining and taste local delicacies such as Arctic char, smoked salmon and caribou tenderloin.