Dawson City

The Yukon River and Dawson City

Dawson City is located in the Yukon of Canada.

Get in

Dawson City is accessible by the Top of the World Highway (if you are traveling east out of Alaska) or via the Klondike Highway (if you are traveling north). Dawson City also has a small airport for chartered flights. Air North also has service from Whitehorse to Dawson City.

See

Old-fashioned buildings

Do

Buy

The Trading Post on Front Street has amazing examples of Tr'ondek Hwech'in products. Beaded vests, fur mittens and the like. The shop also has all the things you might need to make a journey out onto the land more civilized.

Eat

Try the Drunken Goat Taverna for great Greek food or Klondike Kates for fantastic soups, sandwiches and local ingredients. Higher end fair like Bison carpaccio and Fireweed Honey Duck Breast is available at the Aurora Inn.

Drink

Sleep

Tenting fees are: $14 one person one tent and $9 per person if more than one per tent. Seasonal monthly tenting available. Bike and canoe rentals and van tours by demand. Owner is author of the "Yukon Travel Adventure Guide" and "The Saga of the Sourtoe"

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