Discover Dawson

Dawson City is an eclectic and vibrant northern community on the banks of the Yukon River. We boast a mixture of First Nations Heritage and Gold Rush History blended with an active Gold Mining and Tourism Industry as well as a thriving Arts scene.

In brief, we’ve got everything you’re looking for in a northern town!

See & Do

Whether you have a one day, two day, or week long trip to Dawson planned. You are sure to have your days filled with exciting activities.
From historical tours of our downtown core to adventure ridden escapes outside of town, this is where you’ll find out how to spend your time with us!


We do events best, and we do them often. From artistic showcases, to good time parties, and everything in between. Dawson leads the way in the Yukon in putting on a good time. Find out why visiting Dawson is better when you take in one of our iconic events.


Our small town is a great place to lay your head. From campgrounds, to boutique hotels, and even luxury rooms, we have a place for you. Come make yourself at home at one of our many excellent options.

Eat, Drink, Shop

Dawson City is a hub for restaurants, bars and vendors. With a gammut of great options for grub, bars with more character than you can imagine and small shops that offer amazing local products, you’ll find more than you expected in our little town!

Plan Your Trip

Find your way to Dawson City. We have great resources, like maps, itineraries and guidebooks to help you out. Get inspired and start your trip planning now!

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Experience the Northern Lights and historic Dawson City! This three-day, two-night all-inclusive Dawson City tour package includes accommodations, breakfasts and dinners, Aurora viewing excursions, van tour, museum admission, and a Yukon walking tour.

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Drive the famous Dempster Highway all the way to the Arctic Ocean yourself, on the northernmost road in Canada.

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Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to travel to the Dawson City Music Festival? If your answer is yes, why not try out one of our Yukon River canoe packages!

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Discover the wonder of Tombstone Territorial Park’s backcountry – by helicopter! After a scenic heli tour into the Ogilvie Mountain Range, your group and an experienced guide are dropped off at Talus Lake for four full days of photography, hiking, and exploring.

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We invite you to Mother Nature’s spectacular fare-well to summer! Cross the “dotted line” in search of Arctic wildlife, mountains covered with colourful tundra and celestial fireworks.

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