Klondike Gold Rush
In 1896, prospectors found gold in a creek near Dawson City. When the news got out, over 100,000 prospectors rushed to Dawson City, followed soon by Mounties, entrepreneurs and dancehall girls.
Today, the town is still abuzz - a lively place bursting with heritage sites and attractions. Come stroll the boardwalks with characters straight out of history. Tour historic buildings teeming with stories. Take in a show and whoop it up like a stampeder. Search for gold under the midnight sun. You may be surprised what you discover.
From the Yukon River headwaters to the Klondike. Explore Whitehorse and continue north to historic Dawson City. Along the way, visit national historic sites, museums and cultural centres. Peel back the layers on one of the most captivating historic events of our time.