Things to do

Eldo Enns rides his penny farthing bicycle in Dawson City, Yukon, on Friday June 19, 2009. Yukon’s tourism industry is abuzz with anticipation as Canada’s northernmost border opens June 1 for the first time since the pandemic began, says the executive director of the Klondike Visitors Association in Dawson City.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada’s most northern border to reopen June 1, Yukon prepares for return of tourism

Americans typically make up most of the territory’s tourists

 

With visitor numbers expected to rebound in Alaska, Yukon is eyeing the return of cross-border visitors. AdobeStock

Challenges remain, but Yukon tourism looking up for 2022 season

Cruise ship bookings into Alaska have reached pre-COVID levels

 

The Yukon Rendezvous Festival returns with the Log Toss and other in-person events, plus online activities and contests. On now until Feb. 27! (Manu Keggenhoff Photo)

Chainsaw Chucks, a Fiddle Show and Kendall Gender… the Yukon Rendezvous returns!

On now until Feb. 27, the Yukon Rendezvous Festival is your chance to shake off winter’s chill

  • Feb 15, 2022

 

Tombstone Territorial Park is seen in autumnal splendour on Sept. 5. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Permits open for the Yukon’s Tombstone backcountry and Kluane glamping

Backcountry camping permits for territorial parks opened on Jan. 5, while reservations…

Tombstone Territorial Park is seen in autumnal splendour on Sept. 5. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Travel Yukon shares this 360-degree video taking viewers on a snowy ride through the winter landscape.

Travel the snowy Yukon countryside … without leaving home!

If a winter visit to the Yukon is on your bucket list,…

Travel Yukon shares this 360-degree video taking viewers on a snowy ride through the winter landscape.
Today, you can climb aboard the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway to retrace prospectors’ journeys during the Klondike Gold Rush. Photo courtesy Travel Yukon.

All aboard! Train traces the epic Klondike journey

What do the Eiffel Tower, the Panama Canal and the Statue of…

Today, you can climb aboard the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway to retrace prospectors’ journeys during the Klondike Gold Rush. Photo courtesy Travel Yukon.
If you have time for a detour on your Alaska Highway road trip, the South Klondike Highway to Skagway offers visual delights. Govt of Yukon/R Hartmier photo

3 Epic highways for your next Yukon road trip

OK, now isn’t the best time for your Yukon vacation. Every person…

  • Feb 2, 2021
If you have time for a detour on your Alaska Highway road trip, the South Klondike Highway to Skagway offers visual delights. Govt of Yukon/R Hartmier photo
This year's Rendezvous is Feb. 12 - 28 with outdoor and online events. Buy your raffle tickets now, and sign up to volunteer!

Shake off your cabin fever! 3 things to know about this year’s Rendezvous

Snow sculptures, fireworks, drag queens and chainsaw toss return, with extra protocols to stay safe

  • Jan 25, 2021
This year's Rendezvous is Feb. 12 - 28 with outdoor and online events. Buy your raffle tickets now, and sign up to volunteer!
A mocked-up version of the 180-page full-colour <em>Yukon Hiking</em> due out this month. (Submitted)

Take a hike: Popular Yukon Hiking website becoming hardcopy guidebook

The new title is set to hit the shelves in early December

A mocked-up version of the 180-page full-colour <em>Yukon Hiking</em> due out this month. (Submitted)
Travelling by dogsled is the best way to go in the Yukon backcountry! (Photo: F Mueller/ Government of Yukon)

3 Wild Yukon excursions for your dog sled bucket list

Photographer, storyteller, survivor… What kind of musher are you?

  • Dec 1, 2020
Travelling by dogsled is the best way to go in the Yukon backcountry! (Photo: F Mueller/ Government of Yukon)
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

And soft they danced from the Polar sky and swept in primrose…

Test your your luck at Dawson City’s Diamond Tooth Gerties

Dawson City visitors can add another to-do to their travel itinerary with…