Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
In the impressive, igloo-shaped Legislative Assembly, you can learn about the territory's aboriginal-style government by joining a free...
Yellowknife's main outfitter store rents canoes and kayaks in summer and cross-country skis in winter.
Narwal Northern Adventures
Run out of a B&B on Back Bay (part of Great Slave Lake), it rents canoes, kayaks and bikes, and also offers tours and lessons. Call...
Black Knight Pub
Among the more straight-laced drinkeries, this local favorite is a sociable place with a Scottish theme. They pour a good pint and do...
This basement bistro stands in marked contrast to the Old Town fish shacks. Food covers a few bases: buffalo steaks take their place...
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre information
Acting as NWT's historical and cultural archive, this well-laid-out museum is pleasantly situated overlooking Frame Lake. Expertly assembled displays address natural history, European exploration, northern aviation, mining and, especially, Dene and Inuit ways. There's a cafe with leafy perspectives and a good zone for younger kids.