Whitehorse, YT, Canada
Stellar Light ShowThe Northern Lights are one of the most magical, but also most elusive, bucket-list sights. Scientists will tell you that the phenomenon is the result of solar winds reaching the earth’s atmosphere, but that doesn’t capture the beauty of the night sky being lit up by curtains of light in green, red, and violet. You need to head north to catch the show, and the Yukon Territory has optimal conditions with its undisturbed—that is, no light pollution—views. While you wait for night to fall, outfitters can also arrange dog mushing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and ice fishing excursions.
Northern Tales Travel Services Inc.
P.O. Box 31178
Canada Y1A 5P7