Despite its remoteness, the Yukon capital has a quirky mix of spots that stage poetry readings, serve craft beer and take you back in time – way back, to the arrival of the first humans on this continent. But the best part is that the 28,000 locals love to eat well, which works out just fine after a day exploring forest and mountain trails. Pack comfy shoes, pants with a loose waist and warm layers for chilly evenings.

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