Top things to do

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 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…
Top Choice Canadian in Whitehorse

Klondike Rib & Salmon

It looks touristy and it seems touristy and it is touristy, but the food is excellent at this sprawling casual place with two decks. Besides the namesakes (the salmon kabobs are tops), there are other local faves.
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 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 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.
Area in Whitehorse

Whitehorse Waterfront

One look at the surging Yukon River and you'll want to spend time strolling its bank. The beautiful White Pass & Yukon Route Station has been restored and anchors an area that's in the midst of a revitalization.…
Landmark in Whitehorse

Whitehorse Fishway

Stare down a salmon at the Whitehorse Fishway, a 366m wooden fish ladder (the world's longest) past the hydroelectric plant south of town. Large viewing windows let you see chinook salmon swim past starting in late …
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…