Old Town, Yellowknife

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Go back in time at Old Town, featuring 1930s buildings that include private homes and miners' shacks. See the monument dedicated to the bush pilots of the area, and don't miss the gift shop where you can find some traditional souvenirs like pottery, carved items, and other examples of local artistry. After your tour, take a break at one of the cafes or restaurants, ideal for trying local beers and sampling some regional cuisine. Plan my Yellowknife trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • It is not far from downtown, walking on foot to the old town entrance per so much. Even though it's obvious? Walking in the winter cold at all unreasonable so we just walking down the street one. Cute House lodge Switzerland seems like a carefree.
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  • Understand the origin of the city of Yellowknife. Seaplane landing is seen in front of the eyes, and views of Great Slave Lake. Even the mansions here and there.
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  • Yellowknife is small so it's an easy walk from downtown or you could drive and park. There are some small galleries and gift shops, infamous restaurants and hidden laneways with historical significanc...  more »

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Where to stay in Yellowknife

Accommodations in Yellowknife come in the form of small hotels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses scattered throughout the city. For the most interesting scenery, stay north of the center near the Bush Pilots Monument. If you choose to visit between November and March to chase the northern lights, make sure you stay well out of town for the best chance to see the spectacle without the intrusion of light pollution.
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