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    • Which island to visit - Mingan

      Havre-Saint-Pierre Jul 18, 2016 at 4:10 PM

      We'll be spending a day in mid-October in Havre Saint Pierre via cruise ship. The cruise ship offers a number of excursions offered to see some of the nearby islands. I would most like to see and photograph the monoliths, I think, but other things interest me as well. The choices I have will be a trip to Ile Niapiskau to hike a trail with oddly-shaped monoliths plus flora and fauna, a trip to Petite Ile Au Marteau (with lighthouse and flora and fauna), a trip to Ile Quarry (by zodiac, I believe), and passing Ile du Fantome before landing and exploring the Quarry monoliths, and a land trip to the Cetacean Research Center (& Innu Culture) plus photo stop at Point-Paradis. They all sound good. The difference in cost and time isn't terribly different from one to another, and physically I'm able to do any of them, so I can't decide which one to take. What I love best is photography - so I'm leaning towards seeing monoliths. However, I'm also a big lighthouse lover (have seen over 400 of them) so the chance to see a lighthouse is tempting me as well. I'm not crazy about museums, although the Cetacean Research Center sounds pretty interesting.

      If anyone has opinions I'd love to hear them!

    • Wilcox Pass hike - Canadian Rockies

      Province of Alberta Jun 28, 2016 at 8:15 PM

      I would like to walk only a part of the trail for no more than an hour each way, preferably less. I understand that the beginning of the trail is uphill through a forested area which eventually opens up into a plateau with superb views of the glacier. Timewise, how far up is it to the views of the glacier? Will I be able to see the sheep as well on this short hike? Thanks.

    • Which will be Affrodable for Car Rental in Toronto

      Toronto Jul 15, 2016 at 5:14 AM

      Hi, guys i need a Car on rental at Toronto in Canada so can you please suggest me best car rental companies in Canada. thank you.

    • Road signs

      Quebec Jul 20, 2016 at 7:24 PM

      We will be traveling by car in rural areas near Quebec city. Are the road signs only in French or in English/French?

    • Can anyone gives me some tips to how to get to Niagara Falls from Rochester NY?

      Niagara Falls Jul 7, 2016 at 7:12 AM

      Can anyone gives me some tips to how to get to Niagara Falls from Rochester NY? I was wondering about where to park, and where to walk around for a day trip to Niagara Falls. My family and I plan to take a day trip there, and I have never driven on the Canada. Any other trip recommendations are welcome! :)

      Thank you!

    • Help me to find out list of Car Rental comapnies

      Toronto Jul 20, 2016 at 4:09 AM

      Hi Guys! i need help to find out list of Car rental Companies in Toronto,Canada

    • freedom travel in the rockies

      Canada Jul 16, 2016 at 11:07 PM

      hi there
      Just asking for input about how my research is going for a trip in the Rockies

      i have seen that greyhound buses can take me from place to place(thanks virtual tourist Liecs),,,ie calgary, banff and (via kamloops) jasper. I am still trying to confirm if Bewleys can take me Banff to jasper by a quicker route. I have seen that public transport (ie Roam)will take me to banff gondala and a shuttle can take me to jasper sky tram. i have researched that i can get a tour from banff and jasper to go to the columbia ice field. i have seen that the Icefield is closer to jasper (from Jasper 105km.) than banff(Distance from Banff 195km)
      I would like to probably schedule in another tour at jasper, maybe lake moraine(everyone raves about it!) Looking at leaving Jasper by VIA train.
      My husband and i dont mind walking, but are not really hikers.
      Am i missing anything in my research? My main aim is to soak up the sights of the beautiful mountains and be awed by their majesty...the photos are just surreal...If anyone is familiar with the Remakables in Queenstown. the rocky mountains look every bit as good.
      I have read that often Lake Louise is iced over til mid June and we are keen to see Lake Louise beautiful colour in real life so it looks like we will be looking to come late June-August 2017.

      I have read that it will be free to visit the national parks in canada in 2017. That sounds like good news to me!
      any thoughts appreciated thanks

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      Montmorency Falls

      Quebec Jul 5, 2016 at 3:18 PM

      When staying in Quebec City what is the best way to get to the falls? Do public busses go there or is it best to book a tour?

    • Traveling in November

      Vancouver Jul 2, 2016 at 8:15 AM

      How is the weather and scenery in Vancouver in November? Planning on travel with my husband and son for about 7 days! Feedback please! TIA!

    • what to do in toronto

      Toronto Jul 10, 2016 at 9:37 AM

      I'm going to Toronto in the autumn for a week,has anyone got any recommendations as to what to go and see,besides the CN tower and Niagara Falls?Talking of which,is the train going to be the best and quickest way of getting to the falls?Also has anyone got any suggestions for reasonably/budget priced restaurants/diners near the centre of toronto?

    • public transport from calgary to banff and jasper

      Canada Jul 15, 2016 at 2:51 AM

      Hi I am wanting to visit the rockies. i cannot figure out what public transport there is from Calgary to Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. I dont want to drive (everything is on the wrong side of the road for me). Can any one help? i thought i would fly to Calgary look over the rockies, do some local tours and then catch the train to Vancover..probably the Via (the rocky mountaineer is very expensive). Thanks very much

    • Best Tourist Spots

      Canada Jul 21, 2016 at 5:03 AM

      Hi...Friends i am Harry and am new at Canada. I don't know much about Canada so can you tell me which Tourist spot i must visit at once.

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      Fall Foliage in Eastern canada

      Canada Jul 11, 2016 at 9:30 AM

      if i had to choose one place , which one should i choose to witness the best fall foliage this year in eastern canada.....around Montreal or / new brunswick or,/ prince edward island /or cape breton in nova scotia..

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      Any groups in Canada that sponsor Everest trips?

      Vancouver Jul 19, 2016 at 3:17 AM

      I live in Vancouver. Travelling has been my passion ever since I can remember, but due to the fact that I’ve not been able to afford the expensive air tickets and other costs, my trips have been limited to the North American Continent. I’ve always nurtured a passion towards climbing some of the greatest Mountains in the world, especially Kilimanjaro and Mount Everest.
      But then again, as I was checking the costs for these trips I realized there’s no way in hell that I could afford any of these trips.
      I was going through some articles and blogs the other day when I came across a blog on the online portal of Freshslice Pizza ( ).
      Here, the CEO of the company sponsored the dreams of a man to conquer Everest itself.
      Is there any such similar person or group of people willing to sponsor a like minded person to achieve his dream of conquering the mighty mountains of the world?

      Desperately hoping for a positive reply.
      Thanks a million! :)


    Popular Yukon Territory Travel Answer Locations

    • Transportation up to the Midnight Dome

      Dawson Apr 9, 2016 at 1:43 PM

      Is there any way to get up to the Dome if we don't hike and don't have a car?

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      Christmas/New Years in Whitehorse

      Whitehorse Aug 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM

      I am planning a winter adventure in NWT or YT. I am a former Alaska resident and would like to spend about a week skiing (classic and skate), ice fishing, skijoring, kite skiing, camping, viewing the northern lights, bars & restaurants, etc. Most of my friends here in the States are not even remotely interested in joining me on my winter adventure so I would love to join groups or find a guide to do these things. My time off is around Christmas and/or New Years. My question: where should I go in Whitehorse, or should I go somewhere else in Canada, i.e. Yellowknife? Thanks!
      - JJKENT

    • Visiting the Dome

      Dawson Jul 21, 2014 at 3:26 PM

      How do I get up to visit the dome from Dawson City if I dont have a car?

      3 Answers Jul 22, 2014 at 2:50 AM
    • Customs fees on wine

      Yukon Territory Jul 2, 2014 at 4:42 PM

      We purchased 24 bottles of wine in BC in the Okanagan. Taking ferry to Alaska returning on AlCan highway into the Yukon
      Customs fees into Alaska are essentially nothing. What will it cost to bring the wine back into Canada in the Yukon?

      2 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 9:35 PM
    • Camping sites

      Whitehorse Jun 30, 2014 at 8:06 PM

      We will be in Whitehorse and Dawson City around July 15 -22nd. We will require camp ground to park 17 foot travel trailer. Do we need to book ahead or are there sufficient places available in each town.

    • Propane in the yukon and alaska?

      Yukon Territory Apr 9, 2014 at 11:16 PM

      We are looking at buying a camper to travel Yukon and Alaska for summer. the camper is on propane gas. does anyone know how many places that are to fill up propane?

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 3:03 AM
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      Year round RV parks?

      Yukon Territory Jan 28, 2014 at 4:23 PM

      We are driving out from Alaska in MArch and our RV is capable of winter camping. I am having a tough time finding RV parks open year round. Can anyone please tell me any place open year round (March) along the Alaska Hwy? MAny many thanks!

      2 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 9:23 PM
    • Any advice for driving in january?

      Yukon Territory Oct 15, 2013 at 9:51 PM

      i'm moving to cheyenne, wyoming from fairbanks in january, can anyone give me any advice or information on what the roads are like in canada? i believe i'll be driving on the alcan all the way to yellowhead highway and then onto caribou highway. Or any advice on what i should do to prep for this trip?

      2 Answers Oct 16, 2013 at 8:33 AM
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      Whitehorse to Kluane Lake

      Whitehorse Oct 8, 2013 at 5:05 AM

      is it possible to get to the start of the slim west route near Lake Kluane from Whitehorse using public transport or a transport company? and if so how much would it cost?

    • Winter Holiday to Whitehorse

      Yukon Territory Oct 17, 2012 at 2:48 AM


      I am planning a trip to Whitehorse with my boyfriend in early January. We hope to see the Northern Lights and go dog sledding. We are from Australia and are finding it very hard to imagine the cold weather!

      We are looking for some advice regarding areas to stay in Whitehorse, and how to get around the city. I contacted a B&B slightly out of the city, and they suggested we hire a car. Is driving possible during January around Whitehorse? Alternatively we would rather get around by local transport, is there any public transport available?

      Thanks for your help!

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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      Internet/Cellphone Connection

      Yukon Territory May 29, 2012 at 1:16 PM

      Just curious about the main connection. I have Rogers as my provider for the cellphone. Who covers Whitehorse area and/or Haines Junction? Is it worth taking a Rocket stick up there?
      What about connection when taking the Alaska Ferry up - while going through the Inside Passage is there connection? Or is it a roaming area or blanked out area? Oh dear, sounds like I want to be in contact everywhere. More curiosity than anything else since I'm not a text-er and rarely ever turn on my cellphone anywhere else!

      4 Answers Nov 2, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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      September in Whitehorse

      Whitehorse Aug 2, 2011 at 8:58 AM

      An Aussie friend and I are considering driving, mid-September 2012, from Skagway to Whitehorse (yes, we are aware that he has to rent the car as Canadian law won't allow a car rented in the US by a Canadian into Canada! Makes no sense that an Aussie can rent the car!) Is this a safe drive at that time of year? (ie, it IS too early for snow, right???) I'm assuming we have to be wary of moose and other wildlife on the roads? Are the Northern Lights visible in September? What about returning via Haines Junction, and the Haines Highway? I know we'd have to get the ferry from Haines to Skagway, but is that a viable idea?
      Any hotels that we should avoid? Since we have a car, it does mean we don't have to stick to downtown hotels or ones by the airport - any highly recommended places for just one night? Any restaurants that really are must go to's? We're not looking for high-end - just good food, and hopefully locally sourced.
      Thank you for your assistance. VTers are the best!

      2 Answers Sep 11, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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      Hows fishing?

      Haines Junction May 11, 2011 at 2:14 PM

      We drive up and down the AlCan every summer and always really like Kluane Lake. We never see boats on the lake and wonder if and what kind of fish are found there, if there are any guiding services or outfitters nearby, and what kind of luck can I expect fishing in early June or early August.

      1 Answer May 19, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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      How's the road?

      Yukon Territory May 11, 2011 at 2:07 PM

      We are leaving Fairbanks by June 1st to drive down the AlCan Highway to the "lower 48". When we drove up last August the road between Haines Junction and the border was in pretty poor shape. Has anyone driven down lately who can tell me what its like now?

    • Things to do in Dawson

      Dawson Feb 6, 2011 at 3:39 PM


    • internet access

      Haines Junction Aug 28, 2010 at 2:43 PM

      Are there any hotels in Haines Junction with wifi access?

      1 Answer Aug 28, 2010 at 5:47 PM
    • Whitehorse in winter

      Whitehorse Feb 14, 2010 at 4:18 AM

      Hello All
      I am coming to Whitehorse in December as part of my round the world trip
      I already found a hostel where to stay, but I do have some other questions...

      1) What is the weather like in December? much snow? any -40 days?
      2) Are the northern lights visible regularly in winter? does Whitehorse gets ice fog like Yellowknife?
      3) What's the downtown area like?
      4) Any organized tours/activities I can do while I am there?
      5) Any dangerous animals roaming around the city?


      3 Answers May 19, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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      Winter traveling

      Yukon Territory Sep 13, 2009 at 8:59 PM

      I plan to travel from Alaska to Montana in October in my RV. Can anyone tell me what the weather/road conditions are like in October thru the YT and BC? Is it safe to travel in an RV during that time of the year?

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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      Ivvavik hiking sheep creek - Komakuk beach

      Old Crow Jan 8, 2009 at 11:47 AM

      to readers:
      preparing for July 2010, I have some rough ideas.
      We will ben landing at Whitehorse.
      1. Wanting to do the Donjek route, how do I get to the starting point.
      2. Getting to Sheep Creek (by plane)(Ivvavik) to hike to Komakuk beach.get out by plane again.
      what airline will give a good deal, need I go to Inuvik as jump of point or can I get there from Whitehorse?

      We will be coming with a group of 5-6 persons
      Tjek for the guy behind the mail

      Thank you
      regards, Erwin

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      Donjek route

      Kluane National Park Jan 8, 2009 at 11:45 AM

      to readers:
      preparing for July 2010, I have some rough ideas.
      We will ben landing at Whitehorse.
      1. Wanting to do the Donjek route, how do I get to the starting point.
      2. Getting to Sheep Creek (by plane)(Ivvavik) to hike to Komakuk beach.get out by plane again.
      what airline will give a good deal, need I go to Inuvik as jump of point or can I get there from Whitehorse?

      We will be coming with a group of 5-6 persons
      Tjek for the guy behind the mail

      Thank you
      regards, Erwin

    • Yukon Dlilemma

      Yukon Territory Apr 3, 2008 at 12:50 PM

      I was looking into planning a trip to the Yukon with my wife, who is a little less adventurous than I am and may require a little more comfort. I like to camp and fish, she likes to relax. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to satisfy both of our travel needs?

      3 Answers Sep 2, 2008 at 8:00 AM
    • Travel with Agent

      Yukon Territory May 13, 2007 at 11:46 AM


      we are currently planing out trip to yukon. Arrival will be Sept 4th in Whitehorse.
      The trip should contain various actions, like a long kanu trip as well a long hike, , so maybe best would be hire a travel agent for the whole period. Can someone recommend a good agend or office ? So far I hav´nt found any agent for september.

      Thanks & regards,

      1 Answer May 13, 2007 at 5:40 PM
    • Transportation frrom airport

      Whitehorse Apr 17, 2007 at 9:03 AM

      I would like to know if there are some public tranportation from the airport to
      the certer of the city.
      Thank you

      2 Answers Apr 17, 2007 at 12:20 PM
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      Driving from Skagway to Fairbanks (or Anchorage)

      Yukon Territory Mar 26, 2007 at 5:58 AM

      I was thinking of using the bus lines from Whitehorse to Fairbanks, via Dawson City (not sure there are still connections from Skagway, as Alaska Direct doesn't seem to have a website anymore), but the agency I enquired with seems to favor the car rental option (maybe for business reasons, of course)... My problem is, I'm not sure it would be reasonable for somebody like me, who never drives (I've got my licence, but, living in Paris, I don't own a car and only use public transportation...), to head into the Yukon on my own and onto gravel roads right after mid-May... Never even drove an automatic car!
      So, does anybody around here have any experience of such a drive, and do you think the idea is completely insane, given the circumstances??

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2008 at 1:44 AM
    • Whitehorse to Anchorage by bus

      Yukon Territory Mar 6, 2007 at 1:19 PM

      Anyone know of a bus company that'll get me from Whitehorse to Anchorage at the end of April? (I'm not flying!!) Any help at all would be great thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2007 at 3:39 AM
    • banff to yukon

      Yukon Territory Jan 5, 2007 at 1:57 PM

      Hey me and my girlfriend are coming over to canada in march 2007, were going to start off with a bit of skiing in banff then thinking about heading up to the yukon, could anyone recommend ways of travelling there and a rough idea of price's, and any hostel's that can be recommended to stay in
      thanks rich

      2 Answers Jan 12, 2007 at 12:32 PM
    • Banff to youkon

      Yukon Territory Jan 5, 2007 at 1:55 PM

      Hey me and my girlfriend are coming over to canada in march 2007, were going to start off with a bit of skiing in banff then thinking about heading up to the yukon, could anyone recommend ways of travelling there and a rough idea of price's, and any hostel's that can be recommended to stay in
      thanks rich

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      Backpacking Yukon, would like to work and live there for a while

      Yukon Territory Nov 2, 2006 at 7:49 AM

      Hi, I'm from Quebec and I would very much like to take a trip to the Yukon by backpacking.
      My questions are; What are the rules for free camping in yukon? How hard is it to find work and how expensive are the rents? land? I would really like to make this project possible and with your help, it won't be so hard.

      Thank you.

      3 Answers Dec 19, 2006 at 8:02 AM
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      Road Conditions in July

      Yukon Territory Oct 9, 2006 at 1:09 PM

      my family and I will drive through BC and YT next year and ultimately Alaska. I wonder if anyone can give me tips about road conditions in general during the month of July. For example, according to MapQuest, the driving time from Stewart, BC to Watson Lake, YT on Route 37 takes 15 hours yet it's only 400 miles. That would be a bit too much to drive in one day. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated (I know, get a map! but BC/YT maps are hard to come by in Munich :-)
      Many thanks and best wishes,

      5 Answers Oct 15, 2006 at 5:24 AM
    • Donjek Route

      Yukon Territory Jun 5, 2006 at 12:27 PM

      We are planning a 2-week 100km Donjek Route trip in mid-June 2006. Two weeks should give us enough time not only to complete the route but also make Mt. Hoge ascent and some glacier day-trips. Since this is an off-trail route, we are looking for anyone who has done it to get some tips. Any tips on the route as well as Donjek glacier and Mt. Hoge ascent will be appreciated. Our special interest is finding someone who can advise on the best river crossing points.