Places to stay in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
At the edge of the Arctic, in the heart of the wilderness, lies a city of youth, energy, adventure and prosperity. Yellowknife is a culturally rich capital thriving with diversity. Located on the shores of the beautiful Great Slave Lake, only 512 km south of the Arctic Circle, we are known for our outdoor recreation, midnight sun, aurora borealis and an unusual blend of northern culture ... a City where history is found throughout a modern, bustling metropolis.
Wondering where to stay? Visitors have access to a number of hotels in the city, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Yellowknife is located close to Jackfish Draw, Fiddlers Lake, Frame Lake South, Latham Island and Mosher Island.
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Best reviewed accommodations in Yellowknife
My family spent 3 wonderful nights here and we had a great time. Donna and Dennis were very caring people: they lend us some stuff we needed; they notified us when the northern lights were visible; they navigated us around the city and local attractions. Their house is located in a quiet street by .....
Lodge located 1km from the center of Yellowknife.
Located just north of Yellowknife, Pilote Point is in the heart of the Arctic taiga. The Northwest Territories and Nunavut represent 33% of Canada's landmass but only 0.2% of the population.
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
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Yellowknife is literally built on gold, with the tunnels of both gold mines burrowing deep beneath the streets, a city where "the gold is paved with streets". Yellowknife is the centre for transportation, communication, recreation, commerce, tourism, health care, mining and government for the Northwest Territories. With the recent discovery of diamonds north of our city, Yellowknife faces a brilliant future as a home to diamond manufacturing and retail activity. Ekati, North America's first diamond mine which officially opened on October 14, 1998, has reached a milestone and produced its first million carats.
Other local Yellowknife information.
- Longitude: -114°22'18.438
- Latitude: 62°27'14.298
- City of Yellowknife website.
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