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Discover Whitehorse, Yukon

Explore this small city … and its big backyard!

  • May 8, 2020
Dennis Dunn (left) and Shelby Jordan are seen in front of their cafe/restaurant BonTon & Company in Dawson City. (Courtesy Archbould Photography)

Looking for the Best Tapas North of 60? This Yukon restaurant has ‘em!

BonTon & Company recognized on Air Canada’s Best New Restaurants list

David Troup replaces the camouflaging moss and tree limbs around one of his wildlife cameras alongside a game trail on Oct. 8. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Trail cameras offer look at Yukon’s wild side

David Troup enjoys capturing and sharing wildlife images with motion-activated cameras.

The Yukon Rose in Dawson City awaits a permanent resting place. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The Yukon Rose in Dawson City awaits a permanent resting place. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
At the signing ceremony for the Huchá Hudän/Fort Selkirk Management Plan on Aug. 21, Peter Isaac, elder of Selkirk First Nation, teaches how to light a fire in deep snow. Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News photo
At the signing ceremony for the Huchá Hudän/Fort Selkirk Management Plan on Aug. 21, Peter Isaac, elder of Selkirk First Nation, teaches how to light a fire in deep snow. Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News photo
The 39th running of the Yukon Quest international dog sled race will be split in two – the first on Feb. 5, 2022, starting in Fairbanks, and the second Feb. 19 starting in Whitehorse.

The Yukon Quest splits the distance: One race becomes two for 2022

After receiving musher feeback, the Yukon Quest Joint Board of Directors to hold two shorter distances races instead of going forward with the 1,000 mile distance

The 39th running of the Yukon Quest international dog sled race will be split in two – the first on Feb. 5, 2022, starting in Fairbanks, and the second Feb. 19 starting in Whitehorse.
The camping season in the Yukon will open April 30, a few weeks earlier than in previous years. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)

Yukoners, get your tents and trailers ready: Campgrounds open for spring

18 of the territory’s campgrounds open this weekend; others will open as they become accessible

The camping season in the Yukon will open April 30, a few weeks earlier than in previous years. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)
Patrick Jackson and his dog Dawson spend some time training on the Kusawa Lake Road for their Dempster Walk-A-Thon set to begin April 12. (Submitted)

Walking the Dempster

Patrick Jackson gets set for 405-kilometre journey

Patrick Jackson and his dog Dawson spend some time training on the Kusawa Lake Road for their Dempster Walk-A-Thon set to begin April 12. (Submitted)
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.
Meghan Marjanovic pours a pint of Witch Craft IPA on International Women’s Day at the Wintering Brewery in Whitehorse on March 8. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse’s Winterlong team brews up a little Witch Craft

Craft brewer celebrates International Women’s Day with limited-edition beer

Meghan Marjanovic pours a pint of Witch Craft IPA on International Women’s Day at the Wintering Brewery in Whitehorse on March 8. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
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
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)

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…

Yukon: Despite its name, this lake is a great destination

Snafu lake is great for family canoe trips, and it has a colourful name, too

Yukon: Whitehorse is a must-stop for those on a northern adventure

Hundreds of kilometres of trails, the Yukon River, majestic scenery and much, much more

Dawson City: A strange drink is part of this place’s fame

Dawson City is a vibrant northern community on the banks of the Yukon River