• Yukon is home to one of the world’s largest iron ore deposits and one of the world’s largest undeveloped lead-zinc districts.
  • Partnerships are key to our success.
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises continue to be Yukon’s largest private sector employer.
  • Yukon is open for business.
  • Yukoners enjoy a very high quality of life.
  • Yukon businesses are leading the way.
  • Yukon’s workforce is highly educated, skilled, motivated and productive.
  • Yukon has been a site location for a number of feature films including the 20th Century Fox's, "The Big Year" starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black.

Things to do

Things to do in YukonYukon’s landscape is a diverse mix of natural panoramas, pristine habitats, preserved history of the Gold Rush, ecologies and cultures. Yukon presents travellers and visitors alike with an alluring contrast of undisturbed natural beauty and human industrialization throughout the ages.

Yukon is comprised of a mix of festivals, events and services ranging from tour companies that offer adventure packages, entertainment companies that thrill visitors with attractions from the historic Gold Rush and businesses that highlight and celebrate the diverse local and First Nation culture.

Whether your passion lies in pursuing outdoor adventures, participating in cultural events and festival, or enjoying a comfortable drive through extraordinary scenery, you'll find it all here. You'll sleep beneath the northern lights and discover the majesty of our national parks: Kluane (home to Mt. Logan, Canada's tallest peak), Ivvavik and Vuntut territorial parks; Coal River Springs, Tombstone, Ni'iinlii Njik Herschel Island; and Canadian Heritage Rivers: Thirty Mile, Yukon, Alsek, Tatshenshini, and the Bonnet Plume.

Let history also come alive on your Yukon journey as you follow the trails of First Nation traders and gold strike prospectors, and visit Dawson City to relive the heady days of the Klondike Gold Rush. Listen to the stories of the First Nations Elders. Learn about ancient Beringian creatures that roamed Yukon 10,000 years ago.

To truly explore the natural beauty of Yukon, its rich history and a place we call home, check out the many things to explore, see and experience on the Travel Yukon website


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