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Yellowknife

(4.3/5 based on 3,400+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: museums, sightseeing, wildlife areas

Aurora Capital of North America

Every year scores of tourists take a trip to Yellowknife for a chance to observe the Northern Lights over a remote yet scenic landscape deep in Canada's Norwest Territories. Founded as a gold-mining settlement, Yellowknife is now a modern city with cultural centers and museums, as well as a slew of atmospheric cafes and restaurants with some of the finest views in all of North America. For most visitors, a holiday in Yellowknife provides an opportunity to discover a network of hiking and walking trails, leading past picturesque lakes and rivers. Summer months let you fish, camp, cycle, and bird-watch, while the winter remains the domain of sports like hockey, skating, skiing, and curling. Find what you're looking for from your Yellowknife holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Canada travel itinerary maker.
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