Things to do in Yukon Territory with kids
The Yukon Territory 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 Territory, 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.
700 acres covering 7 distinct habitats teeming with northern Canadian wildlife, ready to give families amazing wildlife encounters in the Yukon!
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....
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....
Conveniently located in downtown Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum is the place to start your Yukon adventure.
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.
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....
A quaint museum looking at the life of author Jack London, with fascinating archives, and historic replicas!
Experience the magic of the northern lights in the Yukon, with interactive displays and space exhibits!
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 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!
The Keno Mining Museum is said to be one of the best little museums in the Territory with informative and well made displays. The Museum captures the Gold and Silver mining history in the area which began in the early 1900's.
A fascinating museum with the largest and most important collection in the Yukon, from the First Nations, pre-history, and of course gold mining! Costumed interpreters bring history to life too!
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.
Thrilling year-round adventures for all ages. Located at Km 1443 Alaska Highway.
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....
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!
At Takhini Hot Springs you can soak, swim and relax in the natural mineral waters of their two connected hot pools!
2,200 square km of unique rugged wilderness. Peaks, wildlife, and rich First Nation cultures make up this incredible arctic tundra.
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....
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....
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,....
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.
A nostalgic journey on the ONLY paddlewheeler in the Yukon! A historical and scenic journey for kids down the Yukon River.
Danoja Zho Cultural Centre is the gateway to Tr ondë ek Hwech in heritage. The Centre is a meeting place for cultural activities, performances and special events that celebrate our traditions and how we live today.
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....
Pan for gold or explore the mines in the historic gold fields of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush in the stunning Yukon Territory!