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Travel to Yellowknife

As the capital city of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife is known to be one of the best places on earth to view the Aurora Borealis and embark on a out-of-the-ordinary northern adventure. A vibrant and cosmopolitan city located under the Aurora Oval, Yellowknife sees the Northern Lights up to 240 nights of the year, drawing visitors from all over the world to experience this spectacular natural phenomenon. The Aurora isn’t the only breathtaking natural show in the NWT: in the summertime, warm nights are lit by the Midnight Sun, and the city comes alive with a variety of celebrations and festivals. During your visit to Yellowknife, you will be mesmerized by the warm northern hospitality, great food, and of course, awe-inspiring natural phenomena that make it a unique destination.


Don’t miss the iconic spots and hidden gems. No matter where you go in Yellowknife, there are amazing itinerary ideas for you to explore.

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