Dawson City, YT, Canada is at the doorstep of the Yukon, Klondike and Bonanza Rivers. In the distance are the Ogilvie Mountains. In the past are mining stories of a gold rush era. The present is filled with historic sites, art, culture and year round adventures.
Top things to do, attractions, adventures and activities enjoyed in Dawson City, Yukon Territories, Canada are kayaking, canoeing, wildlife watching tours, camping, Aurora Borealis, fishing, boating, sightseeing, hiking, golfing, geocaching, snowmobiling, xc skiing, ice fishing and dog sledding.
The best, some would say free, activity and adventure destinations located in Dawson City, Yukon Territories are Tombstone Territorial Park, Crocus Bluff Nature Trail, Klondyke Millennium Trail, Ridge Road Heritage Trail, Midnight Dome Lookout, and the Fire Tower Lookout.
Important services and amenities for travelers when exploring in and around Dawson City, YT, Canada are accommodations (cottages, cabins, hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), vacation homes, hostels), campgrounds, tours, guides, attractions, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery store, pubs, banks, gas station, gift stores, casino, and internet service,
The best places for travelers to enjoy history and culture in Dawson City, Yukon Territories, Canada are Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall, S.S. Keno National Historic Site, Dredge No. 4, Klondike National Historic Site, Dawson City Museum, Dawson Firefighter Museum, Palace Grand Theatre, Claim 33 Gold Panning, Robert Service Cabin and the Jack London Cabin.
Vehicle: The main highways in the Yukon Territories which connect to the community of Dawson City, YT are Highway 2 (Whitehorse, Yukon), Hwy #9 (Alaska, USA) and Hwy #5 (Inuvik, NWT) .
Air: The closest airport to Dawson City is the (YDA) Yukon Dawson Airport (15 minute drive - 17 kms) and the closest international airport is the (YXY) Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (7 hour 8 minute drive - 532 kms). Other air transportation services connecting to the remote wilderness regions of the territory are floatplanes, and bush planes.
Ferry. The George Black Ferry carries foot passengers and vehicles from Dawson City Yukon across the Yukon River to the Top of the World Highway which connects to Alaska, USA.