The creeks in the Klondike still yield gold, and Dawson City’s expert jewellers produce gorgeous gold nugget pieces. Browse the charming gift shops and galleries for other treasures like fine First Nations crafts, inspired art and local souvenirs.
Other expertly handcrafted items include delicious Yukon food products like wildberry jams, birch syrup, teas, coffee, craft beer and spirits. Rub elbows with the locals at the weekly farmers’ market, and hit downtown stores for groceries, clothing, outerwear and toiletries. Retailers provide hiking, camping and fishing gear that come with a side of friendly free advice and invaluable local knowledge. If you’re going up the Dempster or Top of the World Highways, Dawson is an important stop for services and supplies like windshield wiper fluid or a must-have spare tire.
Whether you need to replace the toothbrush you left behind in Whitehorse or you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind keepsake, stores here can set you up. With boutiques tucked into quaint old buildings, friendly shopkeepers and Klondike history almost everywhere you look, shopping in Dawson is as unique as Dawson itself.
|Regions: Klondike||Communities: Dawson City|
|Themes: Heritage & Culture||Categories: Shopping|