Top things to do

Top Choice Books in Whitehorse

Mac's Fireweed Books

Mac's has an unrivaled selection of Yukon titles. It also stocks topographical maps, road maps and periodicals.
Top Choice Historic Site in Whitehorse

SS Klondike

Carefully restored, this was one of the largest stern-wheelers used on the Yukon River. Built in 1937, it made its final run upriver to Dawson in 1955 and is now a national historic site.
Top Choice Museum in Whitehorse

MacBride Museum

The Yukon's attic covers the gold rush, First Nations, intrepid Mounties and more. Old photos vie with old stuffed critters, and daily demonstrations, such as gold-panning, are good fun. Various buildings colorfully…
Top Choice Pub in Whitehorse

Dirty Northern Public House

There are hints of style at this upscale pub, which has a great draft beer selection and makes excellent mixed drinks. Grab a booth and chase the booze with a wood-fired pizza. Top local acts perform many nights.
Top Choice Fusion in Whitehorse


Antoinette Oliphant runs one of the most creative kitchens in the Yukon. Her eponymous restaurant has an ever-changing, locally sourced menu. Many dishes have a Caribbean flair. There is often live bluesy, loungey m…
Historic Building in Whitehorse

Old Log Church

The only log-cabin-style cathedral in the world is a 1900 downtown gem. Displays include the compelling story of Rev Isaac Stringer, who boiled and ate his boots while lost in the wilderness for 51 days. Fittingly, …
Museum in Whitehorse

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

This place focuses on Beringia, a mostly ice-free area that encompassed the Yukon, Alaska and eastern Siberia during the last ice age. Engaging exhibits re-create the era, right down to the actual skeleton of a 3m-l…
Museum in Whitehorse

Yukon Transportation Museum

Find out what the Alaska Hwy was really like back in the day; let's just say mud was a dirty word. Exhibits cover planes, trains and dogsleds. The museum is near the Beringia Centre. Look for the iconic DC-3 weather…
Historic Building in Whitehorse

White Pass & Yukon Route Station

The beautiful White Pass & Yukon Route Station has been restored and anchors an area that's in the midst of a revitalization.
Deli in Whitehorse

Yukon Meat & Sausage

The smell of smoked meat wafts out to the street and you walk right in; there's a huge selection of prepared items and custom-made sandwiches. Great for picnics, or dine in the simple table area.