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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.
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 officially designated by Canada and the United States as a...
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!
Conveniently located in downtown Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum is the place to start your Yukon adventure.
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, whalers, explorers and Yukon First Nations.
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 Landmark, a designation shared with the Panama Canal, th...
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, on the hour and southbound from Spook Creek Station,...
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 and visitors alike.
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 gigantic animals and the creation of the world from a floo...
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.
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 secluded in the woods, all equipped with firepits.
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.
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 Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers unparalleled wildlife...
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 Centre has 3 floors and over 274,000 square feet that...
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 and horseback adventures, as well as cabin and lod...
Haines Junction
A gem in the family of Parks Canada's national treasures, Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada covers an area of 21,980 square kilometres. It is a land of precipitous, high mountains, immense icefields and lush valleys that yield a diverse arra...
The largest Tlingit artifact collection in the Yukon. It is named after the well-known Tlingit leader, trapper, trading post operator and photographer, George Johnston, whose camera captured life in the Yukon from the 1920s to the 1940s.
The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre welcomes visitors to participate in the day-to-day life of the Tlingit people whose traditions are reflected in every aspect of the facility.
Burwash Landing
Kluane Museum of Natural History offers a world-class wildlife exhibit along with displays on the Southern Tutchone people and the many plant species that make their home in the national park. The museum features realistic diorama displays of over 70...
Watson Lake
A unique facility built in 1996 to feature the amazing phenomena known as the 'Northern Lights' or 'Aurora borealis', the Northern Lights Centre boasts state-of-the-art panoramic video and surround-sound systems. The Northern Lights Centre also incor...
Dawson City
The Jack London Interpretive Museum houses both a replica of the author's cabin and his original, restored food cache. The centre contains photos, documents, newspaper articles and other London memorabilia.
Dawson City
Established in the early 1950s, the Dawson City Museum houses the largest and most important collection in the Yukon. Collections include geology, pre-history, First Nations, early exploration, the gold rush, gold mining and the birth and development...
Jack London museum is all about the story and history of a young man with dreams and aspirations. He explored and travelled to some unlikely places and wrote some amazing novels because of them. Literature is the minds candy let your children experie...
Fort Simpson
Offering the adventurous visitor a wilderness experience. A key feature of the park is the Naha Dehé (South Nahanni River). Four great canyons line this spectacular whitewater river. The park's sulphur hotsprings, mountain ranges, and forests are ho...
Found within Gitxan territory, Ksan Historical Village and MUseum stands where the village of Gitanmaax has excisted for centuries. As a replicated ancient village, Ksan illustrates many features of a Gitxsan village from the distant past.
Haida Gwaii
All-inclusive discovery tours of Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands. Tours are land based & focus on the unique natural, cultural & settlement histories of the Islands.
Prince Rupert
Seashore Charters is proud to offer guests cultural & natural discovery excursions. Trained Tsimshian (the local First Nations) guides lead the majority of the tours. Experience the First Nations culture at historic Pike Island or while paddling our ...
Shames Mountain
(789 KM)
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 8 years, offering 21% green runs and 60% blue with the rest black or higher.
Old Crow
Vuntut National Park encompasses 4,345. sq. km of wilderness in the northwestern corner of the Yukon Territory. The park is bounded by the height of land and Ivvavik National Park of the north, the international boundary and the Arctic National Wildl...
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons including parent child class, offering 25% green runs, and terrain training park. They are also a recognised Adaptive Sports facility welcoming physically and mentally challenged individuals.
Haisla Tourism
(842 KM)
Kitamaat Village
Come with us and enjoy an authentic First Nations journey. Start by a rainforest hike within the Canadian Pacific Inland Coast. As you walk quietly among the giant trees, taking in all the sounds and smells of the ocean and rainforest.
Enjoy the beauty of nature at our lakeside accommodations on the outskirts of Inuvik. And for your convenience the Arctic Chalet now offers a free shuttle service into the town center for our fly-in guests arriving without transportation. You can in...
queen charlotte
Embodying the essence of the rugged beauty and rich ecology of the Pacific coast, this is a celebration of more than 10,000 years of Haida connection with the land and sea. For some visitors, this opportunity to witness a living culture, and immerse ...
This is the first national park in Canada to be created as a result of an aboriginal land claim agreement. The park protects a portion of the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and represents the Northern Yukon and Mackenzie Delta natural ...
Explore the unique flora and fauna with Arctic Nature Tours.
Our museum showcases the heritage and people of Mackenzie and area. Our region has a rich cultural, social, and natural history that led to the development of Mackenzie in the 1960s as a community in the Canadian wilderness, to accomodate a workforc...
Hudsons Hope
In northeast British Columbia, near the town of Hudson's Hope, is Williston Lake, the largest reservoir in the province. The Peace River flows out of the eastern edge of Williston through the Peace River Canyon.
Charlie Lake
Open style park, large spacious sites, some with fire pits. Super clean washrooms, laundry facilities. Modem equipped and centrally located public telephone. A short walking distance to Charlie Lake and the best walleye fishing in BC.
This remote park is located 170 kilometres north of the arctic circle and is home to the Bluenose West caribou herd, wolves, grizzly bears, muskoxen, arctic char, and a high density of raptors. The
Haida Gwaii
Haida Heritage Centre at Kaay Llnagaay is an award-winning Aboriginal cultural tourism attraction located in Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) on British Columbia's northwest coast.
Dawson Creek
The Dawson Creek Art Gallery is a public gallery dedicated to the presentation, interpretation and advancement of the Visual Arts.
Prince George
Noahs Ark Adventureland is a running farm that provides fun and entertainment for the whole family. We offer hay rides, sleigh rides, birthday parties and pony rides. We have a petting zoo, play in the hay, playground, ball tent, gift shop, photo sho...
Theatre North West
(1053 KM)
Prince George
Theatre North West - providing high quality professional theater for Prince George, British Columbia and area.
Prince George
The Prince George Symphony Orchestra is northern British Columbia’s professional symphony orchestra. This season celebrates a landmark achievement, the 40th year the PGSO has been performing classical music for the citizens of Prince George and su...
Prince George
The Huble Homestead is a living historic site that offers tours of heritage buildings such as the Huble House, Salmon Valley Post Office, and the Animal Shelter.
Two Rivers gallery
(1054 KM)
Prince George
Two Rivers Gallery is a vital centre for visual art in Prince George and the central interior of British Columbia, Canada.
Prince George
Take a peek into the past on an 8 acre park-like setting. Historic Penny Station, railway and forestry, motive power, machinary and equipment; heritage fire hall, and BC Tel pioneers building, gift shop and parking available.
Prince George
The various galleries at the museum explore the history of various themes. Some of the galleries include the First Nations People, the Fort George Sports Hall of Fame, The Exploration Gallery, Critter Kitchen, Nature Exchange and the Paleontology Gal...
Petroglyph Gallery
(1056 KM)
Bella Coola
Petroglyph Gallery is the home of authentic Nuxalk Art. Located in Bella Coola, British Columbia, Canada, Petroglyph Gallery houses a collection of Northwest Coast Native Art specializing in the art done by the people of the Nuxalk First Nation.
Bella Coola
The Bella Coola Valley Museum (BCVM), owned and operated by the Bella Coola Valley Museum Society, was established in 1963 to outline the human history of the Bella Coola Valley from European Contact to 1955.

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Fun places to visit in Whitehorse with kids

Yukon is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Yukon's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Yukon with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Yukon Territory - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a lookabove , lots of the best things to do with children in YT