Tourist Attractions in Whitehorse, YT

The capital and largest city in the Yukon Territory is home to a population of more than 23,000 people. Stampeders started camping at White Horse in 1897, during the discovery of gold in the Klondike, although they also later found copper in the hills west of the area. The city was named after the White Horse Rapids which looked like the mane of a white horse.

The city of Whitehorse is home to a number of historic sites namely the SS Klondike sternwheeler, Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center, Whitehorse trolley, Miles Canyon, Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum, Yukon Transportation Museum, MacBride Museum of Yukon History, Old Log Church Museum and the Yukon Visitor Center. The Whitehorse Fish Ladder and Dam, Yukon Gardens, Log Skyscrapers, Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs are also must visit areas. Visiting Whitehorse provides a unique experience for everyone with its short winter days and 20-hour daylight during summers. The Guinness World Records also reports the city to having the least air pollution in the entire world.

There are 18 tourist attractions found in Whitehorse, YT. This is 43% of all tourist attractions listed in Yukon Territory. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also zoos listed in Whitehorse. You may find a list of all categories of Whitehorse attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Whitehorse of that type.

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