Whitehorse is a fantastic place to explore: there are a ton of events, museums, great restaurants and live entertainment, plus an endless possibility of outdoor adventures taking you into the mountains and down surrounding waterways.
The 2017 Men’s World Softball Championship might be the hottest ticket in town, but you can make your stay here even more memorable by checking out the area. For a town with a population of just 27,000, Whitehorse has a big-city’s worth of fun to be had.
Restaurants: You name it, we have it: from sushi restaurants to burger joints, authentic Mexican fare, wild game and fresh fish-and-chips eateries.
Live Entertainment: Check out nightly vaudeville performances from the singing-dancing troupe, the Frantic Follies. Throughout the summer, a roster of visiting and local musicians perform at the Yukon Arts Centre, the Old Firehall, and live at various bars, restaurants and music festivals. We also have a vibrant local theatre and two cinemas.
Museums: Our most popular tourist attractions are the MacBride Museum of Yukon History and the restored Yukon River stern-wheeler, the SS Klondike, now a national historic site open for you to explore. Other museums include the Beringia museum of natural history and the Yukon Transportation Museum.
Shopping: Whitehorse boasts a lively, pedestrian-friendly Main Street, lined with quaint boutiques, coffee shops and other retail outlets. On the edge of downtown, you’ll find big box outlets like Wal-Mart and Canadian Tire.
Outdoor Adventures: Dozens of outfitters provide half-day, full-day, and multi-day adventures in the pristine mountain wilderness surrounding Whitehorse. Canoe down one of our many scenic rivers, hike our photogenic mountains, mountain bike our world-class single track or take a Jeep or ATV tour down alpine trails. To book your Yukon adventure, visit yukonwild.com.
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