Top 4 Things to do in Yellowknife

On the shores of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is a vibrant mix of cultures living on the fringes of Canada’s far North. The small city of roughly 20,000 people offers a diversity of cultures in an unlikely setting.

Visit the lake

Great Slave Lake is the tenth largest lake in the world and the deepest lake in North America. The lake offers a myriad of activities on the water from fishing trips, paddle boarding, to sightseeing excursions. An eclectic community of houseboaters have established themselves on the lake and add yet another element to the cultural melting pot that is Yellowknife.

Shop around
Yellowknife has great shopping, especially if you like local arts and crafts. If you’re looking for unique handmade items like moccasins, bead jewellery, and moose hair tufting!

To make a really special souvenir for yourself, take a glassblowing workshop at Old Town Glassworks .

Top 4 things to do

Dog Sledding

Weave in between trees in the forest or fly across open territory while enjoying all the natural beauty the area has to offer. Get a unique perspective of the life led by so many Indigenous groups in the past by going dog sledding in Yellowknife!

See the aurora
Yellowknife is considered an aurora mecca. The winter aurora season lasts from about mid-December to mid-April, and the fall aurora is out from about mid-August to mid-October. The northern lights are regularly on display in the cold months of February and March.

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