Things to do in Whitehorse with kids
Whitehorse is a fascinating and unique city for kids to visit.
There is an incredible outdoors, amazing cultures and traditions, and its FUN to explore! With strong links to the Klondike Gold Rush, Whitehorse is literally built on history!
Kids will love stepping back in time as they travel on the S.S Klondike riverboat, or follow the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site which was part of the actual Gold Rush movement.
There are also fascinating museums including the MacBridge Museum and Old Log Church which give a fascinating insight into the towns past.
You can’t look anywhere in Whitehorse without seeing the most spectacular mountains and lakes, so take advantage! Get out onto the river with Nahanni River Adventures, or pass through the mountains on the super fun White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad.
Kids can even get out onto horseback with Yukon Horseback Adventures to see the landscape from another point of view!
Whitehorse really is a place unlike any other, and will become a truly memorable experience for kids!
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.
The Old Log Church is one of the oldest buildings in Whitehorse, and now is an amazing museum where families can explore the hidden treaters of the early pioneers!
Enjoy a ride on the "Scenic Railway of the World", built during the gold rush and takes you through some incredible scenery! A fun narrow gauge railroad in the Yukon.
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,....
Our 1.8 km, 2 foot mining track runs through our beautiful 8 Hectare (10 acre) park. The engines are genuine 1 cylinder 10 and 20 HP diesel mining engines called “Lok-ies”, built in Austria by Jenbacher Werke. The passenger car has open sides and can....
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....
Thrilling year-round adventures for all ages. Located at Km 1443 Alaska Highway.
Indoor recreation fun in the city of Whitehorse, with 3 floors of activities for all ages! From fitness tracks, an aquatic centre and Kids Club!
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.
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....
Enjoy and relax in this family friendly RV Park in a quiet nature setting, only 15 minutes south of Whitehorse Secluded sites in the woods with fire pits!
700 acres covering 7 distinct habitats teeming with northern Canadian wildlife, ready to give families amazing wildlife encounters in the Yukon!
At Takhini Hot Springs you can soak, swim and relax in the natural mineral waters of their two connected hot pools!
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.
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....