Once you're settled into your accommodation, there's no time to lose. Spend the afternoon exploring the trail network around Whitehorse. Walk to historic Miles Canyon, and hike up Grey Mountain for panoramic views of the Yukon River valley. Mark the long Yukon days with drinks on the deck and a late dinner out.
Visit the Wilderness City and pick your passion: Mountain biking on historic singletrack at Carcross? Alpine hiking in Kuane National Park? Paddling on the Yukon River? Make Yukon's capital your base and enjoy Whitehorse's great dining and attractions. Time your visit with a unique event or outdoor race. Let your body clock shift and relish adventures that make the most of our long summer days.
Head to Carcross to hit Yukon's world-class mountain biking trails. Join a tour or find your own way, and discover the culture, history and beauty of Carcross. Whether you're a novice or experienced rider, you'll find old roads and exhilarating singletrack that combine great riding with stunning mountain scenery.
A summertime visit isn't complete without going on the Yukon River. Start with a visit to the S.S. Klondike, then launch your canoe from downtown Whitehorse. Operators offer guided day trips, rentals and shuttles. Enjoy a picnic ashore and watch for wildlife and historic sights. Celebrate your midnight sun adventure by dining on local cuisine with northern ingredients.
Head out to Haines Junction for a day of hiking and sightseeing in the Kluane region. Drive to Haines Junction and spend the day – or plan to stay overnight – discovering the wilderness playground of Kluane National Park. Visit Da Kų Cultural Centre and the park headquarters to learn about the area and plan your adventures. Hike above Kathleen Lake and explore the park's forest trails. Enjoy wildlife sightings, wildflowers and Kluane's mountain scenery.