Yukon Territory Favorites

  • Yukon Visitor Centre in Whitehorse
    Yukon Visitor Centre in Whitehorse
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  • Tourist Information Centre in Dawson
    Tourist Information Centre in Dawson
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  • Sun still shining bright at 10:12 pm!
    Sun still shining bright at 10:12 pm!
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Yukon Territory Favorites

  • Mosquitos

    Anytime you are in Canada or Alaska, largely unpopulated, largely wet, largely forested there are Mosquitors. However, if you stop in towns and at RV parks, most of them are not right in the forests - and have some wind, therefore mosquitos are not a problem. If you pull off the road and stay where you are surrounded by woods - you WILL HAVe...

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  • LIttle Gold Creek Customs Station

    Those who drive to the Yukon Territory from Alaska via the Taylor Highway from Tetlin Junction, will enter through this customs station on the Top of the World Highway. At an elevation of 4,127 feet you will be above timberline at this northern latitude. When you arrive here you will have been traveling on winding gravel roads for more than 50...

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  • Sheep Mountain

    I mentioned Sheep Mountain in my Kluane National Park tip but specifially to give a location for one of the Visitor's centers. I also mentioned that this particular one was only open in the summer. Well, this doesn't mean you should skip Sheep Mountain. It's named very aptly--sheep winter here and if you happen to be driving through when it's not...

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  • Inukshuk

    Throughout the far north, especially in the Arctic where there are few trees or other distinguishing landmarks, one may see examples of Inukshuk (in-OOK-shook). These are traditional landmarks built by the native Inuit people and their name means "In the image of man." Inukshuk were originally built as a guide for a safe journey. Today they have...

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  • Top of the World Highway

    From the Canadian Customs Station at LIttle Gold Creek, it is 66 miles (105 km) to the first town, Dawson City, via the "Top of the World Highway." The route begins at an elevation of more than 4,100 feet and climbs higher. Much of it is above timberline at this northern latitude. The awesome views certainly give one a planetary feeling.The road is...

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  • The Al-Can Is Completely Paved

    I don't miss the gravel portions of the Al-Can at all. In the summer of 1996, Destruction Bay had lots of evil twins I called "Construction Bay". And the work was going on nearly 24-7. That summer there were long waits, muddy sections of highway, and huge pieces of equipment throwing rocks. But, by 2003, there isn't a section of the Alaskan...

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  • Leave Your Sign At Watson Lake

    This isn't really the "local" custom. This is something travelers do when passing through Watson Lake. At Watson Lake people started leaving signs behind in the Signpost Forest when the Alaskan Highway was brand new, and the tradition grew, and grew. There are tens of thousands of signs these days. Don't forget to bring a sign with you and leave it...

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  • Lots of Wildlife

    I can still picture these two swans swimming around this lake close the the US - Canadian Border near Beaver Creek. When you are driving through the Yukon you will want to stop and enjoy tranquil spots like this lake.

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  • Dawson City

    Dawson City is one of the great tourist attractions of the Great White North. There is a real feeling when you visit this town that you are on the edge of civilization as there is not much else in the way of urbanization in this region. Dawson for most of the year has a population of a few hundred people who live there year round. In the summer...

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