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The Yukon is an incredibly magical place. The stunning mountains, the rich history, the clear as crystal lakes, and the fascinating wildlife, all come together to create one of the most unique places to visit with kids!

There is so much wildlife to be seen, but to guarantee a sighting take the kids to places like Yukon Wildlife Preserve, where they can learn all about them too.

In 1896 gold was discovered in the klondike area, and it changed forever! Kids will just LOVE exploring a true frontier, where they can really embrace the history with Goldbottom Mine Tours the Dawson City Museum and the oldest building in Whitehorse - the Old Log Church Museum!

To really get an understanding of the sheer size of the Yukon, you can’t go past transport tours. The unique experience of the Klondike Spirit Paddleboat or the once-in-a-lifetime journey on the White Pass Railroad are not to be missed. Kids will love sitting back and taking it all in!

A destination that might not be high on the family list, but one that could provide the more memorable adventures the family will ever have! A truly unique and historical experience.

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  • S.S. Klondike National Historic Site of Canada

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    The S.S. Klondike pays tribute to an era of riverboat transportation and the inland water transportation system that linked the Yukon to the outside world before the advent of roads.

  • Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    The Chilkoot Trail was designated a national historic site because of the role it played in the mass movement of people to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. The Chilkoot Trail has been ...

  • Nahanni River Adventures

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    Experience the best in Canada and Alaska adventure travel with a white water rafting or canoeing vacation with us on one of the top 20 Canadian and Alaskan rivers!

  • MacBride Museum

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    Conveniently located in downtown Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum is the place to start your Yukon adventure.

  • Old Log Church Museum

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    Built in 1900, the Old Log Church and Rectory are among the oldest buildings in Whitehorse. Today, the church’s exhibits and interactive displays tell stories about the early days of missionaries, ...

  • White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    The White Pass & Yukon Route Railway is the "Scenic Railway of the World." Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering ...

  • Whitehorse Waterfront Trolley

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    (0 miles)Whitehorse

    Visitors to downtown Whitehorse can park and ride the beautifully restored bright yellow 1925 Waterfront Trolley. The trolley departs northbound from Rotary Peace Park, across from the SS Klondike, ...

  • Yukon Transportation Museum

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    (1 miles)Whitehorse

    The Yukon Transportation Museum acquires, preserves and studies the history and material culture of Yukons transportation modes and interprets this history in an educational manner for all Yukoners ...

  • Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

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    (1 miles)Whitehorse

    Embark on a prehistoric journey into the past when woolly mammoths and scimitar cats used to roam Beringia. These large mammals of an age long ago are recalled in the First Nations legends of ...

  • Yukon Horseback Adventures

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    (1 miles)Whitehorse

    There is a lot to see and enjoy at the Emerald Lake Ranch. A time to relax and enjoy the PEACE & QUIET. A place to get away from it all.

  • The Caribou RV Park

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    (1 miles)Whitehorse

    Enjoy and relax in our quiet nature setting, 15 minutes south of Whitehorse and only half a mile south of the Klondike Highway which brings you right into Skagway!Tenters, the sites are nicely ...

  • Takhini Hot Springs

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    (1 miles)Whitehorse

    Takhini Hot Springs offers you a range of recreational activities in every season of the year. You can soak, swim and relax in the natural mineral waters of our two connected hot pools.

  • Yukon Wildlife Preserve

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    (1 miles)Whitehorse

    The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring northern Canadian mammals in their natural environment. Encompassing over 700 acres with 7 distinct natural habitats, the ...

  • Canada Games Center

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    (2 miles)Whitehorse

    The Canada Games Centre is the main facility for indoor recreation activities for the City of Whitehorse and surrounding communities and hosts over 1.5 million visitors each year. The Canada Games ...

  • Sky High Wilderness

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    (2 miles)Whitehorse

    Whether you want a taste of traditional Yukon activities or a full fledged adventure into the back country, you will have a trip that is not only exciting, but memorable with large variety of dogsled ...

  • Klondike Gold Fields

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    (87 miles)Skagway

    Costumed characters will bring the past to life as the whole family is immersed in Alaska history and adventure! With sled dogs, and gold panning, there are great tours for the whole family!

  • White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

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    (88 miles)Skagway

    Take an unforgettable journey aboard the “Scenic Railway of the World” to the White Pass summit. Begin your excursion as you board the train in Skagway and travel 20 miles from tidewater, to the ...

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