Whitehorse
Canada
By D. Gregory Perrin

Thinking of a ski or snowboard trip that will be beyond your wildest dreams? Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada is just the spot for you. Not only does the city offer skiing but also history, culture and is the territorial capitol of Yukon. WhatsCheaper.com highly recommends taking a trip to Whitehorse for your next getaway.

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A large draw to the city is its many hills for skiing and snowboarding. One of the best resorts in the area is Mount Sima. The resort has affordable lift tickets, and a wide variety of slopes of various difficulty levels. WhatsCheaper.com highly recommends Whitehorse as an excellent option for ski/snowboard vacations.

Another great option while in Whitehorse is dog sledding. Muktuk Kennels is WhatsCheaper.com’s top selection in the city. This kennel can link you with some of the best dog sledding in the region.

One option that is absolutely on WhatsCheaper.com’s must see list in Whitehorse is the Takhini Hot Springs. This hot springs gives travelers a chance to really relax, or cross country ski, camp in the wilderness, and just really lot loose.

Another great attraction in Whitehorse is the S.S. Klondike. This paddleboat was built in 1929 and was part of the BYN fleet. The original ship sunk but was rebuilt and now sheds a light into boating during the time period.

Whitehorse has much more than just outdoors activities. The city has several very interesting museums that WhatsCheaper.com recommends checking out while on your trip. The best place to start is to learn some history about the area at the MacBride Museum. This museum is open all year and gives vacationers the chance to learn about the history of the Yukon. There are exhibits from the gold rush era to present date that will keep your interested from start to finish. Another great option is the Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum. This museum offers the opportunity for travelers to learn about rail and mining history of the Yukon Territory. There are great exhibits, a picnic area, and playground for the kids. WhatsCheaper.com also suggests taking a ride on the train Loki; it is a must see in Whitehorse.

There are a few other museums of interest that WhatsCheaper.com highly recommends. These establishments are the Yukon Arts Centre, Yukon Transportation Museum, and the Old Log Church Museum. All of these museums are truly interesting.

All in all, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory is just the place to vacation if you are looking for a touch of the outdoors, a sense of adventure and memories that will last a lifetime. WhatsCheaper.com can help you all of the way; just click the above links to get started.

MUST SEE IN Whitehorse LIST:

  • 1. Mount Sima
  • 2. Takhini Hot Springs
  • 3. MacBride Museum
  • 4. Yukon Arts Centre
  • 5. S.S. Klondike
  • 6. Old Log Church Museum
  • 7. Yukon Wildlife Preserve
  • 8. Yukon Transportation Museum
  • 9. Miles Canyon
  • 10. Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum

Whitehorse EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Frostbite Music Festival - February
  • 2. Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous - February
  • 3. Trek Over the Top - February
  • 4. Available Light Film Festival - March
  • 5. Celebration of Swans - April
  • 6. Yukon River Quest Canoe Race - May
  • 7. 24 Hours of Light Bike Marathon - June
  • 8. Yukon 1000 Canoe & Kayak Race - July
  • 9. Yukon Riverside Arts Festival - August
  • 10. Great Klondike International Outhouse Race - September

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