Where to go to see the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are a sight one does not just forget. There’s something about seeing colors streaking across the sky that just makes the night absolutely unforgettable. This article is going to overview just a few of the many places to view the amazing Canadian Northern Lights. These range from province to province, but are generally northern and available and different times of year more readily.

Dawson Creek, British Columbia

There always has to be a destination in BC. As one of the tourist hot spots of Canada, it is a popular destination for many world travellers. In terms of where to go to see the Northern Lights here, head out to Dawson Creek, British Columbia to take in the beauty of the night sky.

Battle Harbour, Newfoundland

People sometimes neglect the northern coast of Canada, but Newfoundland and Labrador are not to be missed. Battle Harbour in particular offers a spectacular view of the Northern Lights, and a lot of cultural sights to take in at the same time.

Manitoulin Island, Ontario

This island is home to scenic cruises, gorgeous landscapes, and – that’s right – the Northern Lights. It is one of the most southern locations to view this sight reliably, for those travellers looking to stay a little warmer.

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

For those looking to head truly north, check out Yellowknife. It has become globally known for its incredible, unobstructed view of the northern lights. Best of all? Its weather is often stable, so Yellowknife is a reliable location practically year round to see the beautiful sight.

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