If you are the “road-less-traveled” type, this route is for you! Up North Adventures offers three different time/distance options to paddle the north-flowing mighty Yukon River (which runs all the way to the Bering Sea!), so you can plan the perfect arrival to the festival according to your schedule. Sign up for a four, six, or eight-day once-in-a-lifetime adventure through the Yukon’s remote and rugged wilderness.
If you are looking to experience the Yukon with the convenience of transportation taken care of while getting to see the spectacular Klondike Highway and the Midnight Sun right from the vast open road, this route is for you! Klondike Experience offers various packages to reach Dawson City from Whitehorse. Sign up for a return bus trip or a fly and ride package, and check out their amazing tours!
Aside from serving delicious warm homemade chocolate chip cookies, Air North also has awesome customer service, sweet seat sales and deals, and the nicest staff on the planet. Plus, there’s no better way to see the midnight sun than from way up high over the mountain tops.
Air North supports countless cultural initiatives in the territory, including Dawson City Music Festival, and we would love it if you chose to support them! Also we’re pretty sure there’s no other airline that serves you elk shepherd’s pie on your way from Ottawa.
The Dempster Highway runs from Inuvik, NWT to Dawson City and is a suitable option for those travelling from the north. The is the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle and it also passes through the beautiful Tombstone Territorial Park, 70 km from Dawson City.
The Top of the World Highway runs from Tok, AK to Dawson City and is the best option for those coming from the interior of Alaska. It’s a breathtaking drive as the name suggests, but be sure to bring a spare tire!
The Alaska Highway runs from Dawson Creek, BC to Dawson City and is a gorgeous option for those travelling from Edmonton or elsewhere in Canada. Highlights include the Liard River Hotsprings and the Watson Lake’s world-famous Sign Post Forest.
The Stewart-Cassiar Highway runs along the west coast of British Columbia and is a lovely option for those travelling from Vancouver. There are many creeks, rivers, campgrounds, and scenic lookouts along the way.