Originally the staging point for prospectors joining the Klondike gold rush of 1898, the city of Whitehorse has survived on the banks of the Yukon River as an excellent base for exploring Canada’s frozen but fascinating Yukon Territory. On holiday in Whitehorse there are some interesting attractions to visit, including a log skyscraper, and amore
End of the map Whitehorse....almost - Chad. Date of travel: Apr 2008
Passed through Whitehorse on way to Alaska. The architecture is drab. Which gives the town a drab feel. It was cold so maybe that gave a drab feel as well. But it's in the wilderness and that is cool. People were friendly. Not much there in itself. But loads of wilderness. Plenty of agencies to venture with if that's your thing. About 1/2 the people there are first nations (natives). And the practices and spirituality is alive enough to be an attraction of it's own.