Breathe in the crisp, cool air. Feel the snow crunch beneath your feet. All around you the mountains and trees sparkle under a bright blue sky. This is winter in the Yukon, and the possibilities are endless.
Experience winter travel in its purest form and discover the joyful sport of dogsledding. Bond with half a dozen furry friends, and feel the adrenaline rush of being pulled by your enthusiastic team of huskies. Choose from half-day outings to multi-day wilderness adventures.
Enjoy your favourite kind of skiing – or try them all – because we have all the options and the terrain to back it up. Nordic skiers love our world-class cross-country ski trails. Downhillers can let it fly on Yukon's ski-lift hills, while backcountry skiers have endless snowy landscapes for alpine touring and carving turns.
Visit yukonhiking.ca for information on self-guided skiing in the Yukon.
Explore the Yukon in winter with a little extra power. Pack some ice fishing gear, grab some friends and you've got a dreamy day ahead – blasting across the snow like a pro, then chilling by the fishing hole with a hot drink and good company.
We love to share our passion for the wintry outdoors, and snowshoeing is a perfect introduction to the freedom found in winter sport. Strap on a pair of snowshoes and Yukon's snowy landscape becomes your personal playground.
Visit yukonhiking.ca for information on self-guided snowshoeing in the Yukon.
"Each spring Sandhill Cranes fly back to their nesting grounds in the northern regions of North America and north eastern Siberia. They use the thermals over Faro as their elevator to gain altitude. In their migration flights, the Sandhill Crane will fly in long lines or in Vs. They make a loud garoo-oo-a-a-a type of call when they fly which can be heard more than 1.6 km (1 mile) away. This means it is likely you will hear them long before you actual see them in flight.
Your unforgettable journey to the North starts here! With amazing new highlights for adventure travelers all our day tours and guided round-trips offer a great variety of Arctic activities, which will leave all our guest with unforgettable memories.
Come down to Arts Underground to shop and browse through the galleries featuring artwork and crafts from Yukon Art Society members. Arts Underground has three gallery spaces, the Focus Gallery and Edge Gallery feature artwork from Yukon artists and the exhibits change monthly. The third gallery is the Hougen Heritage Gallery featuring historical exhibits displayed in partnership with Friends of Yukon Archives and MacBride Museum. Be sure to check out our Gallery Shop filled with Yukon art and crafts.
"Established in 1998, The Aurora Inn, which is open year round, offers accommodation in a quiet comfortable setting.
Rooms at Aurora Inn are spacious, with a carpeted floor, wooden furnishings, cable T.V., , alarm clock, phone and free Wi-Fi.
Every room has a private bathroom and comes with a hairdryer and assorted toileteries.
Conveniently located at the corner of 5th Avenue and Harper Street, The Inn is within walking distance of the local historic attractions, museums and galleries.
From hotels to attractions to wilderness guides, this is your gateway to some of Yukon’s best operators and experiences. You’ll find businesses offering a range of visitor services – airlines, accommodations, tour planners, restaurants, shopping, and more – plus organizations that want to share some of Yukon’s legendary experiences with you, from festivals and museums to parks and historic sites.