Cool things to do in the Northwest Territories, Canada

Shoot through the rapids in the canyons of the South Nahanni River. Feed your soul with unrivaled views of the Northern Lights. Spot wood buffalo and whales in pristine wilderness. What’s on your list of favourite things to see and do in NWT?

Having cancer taught me to embrace the many incredible experiences life has to offer. Inspired by my journey, I started Badge of Awesome Communities to share ideas for adventure in destinations around the world — and invite others to do the same. Explore the featured attractions below, see what others are saying in the comments, and add your own favourite things to see and do in the Northwest Territories to the growing collection!

Life is short. Let’s inspire each other to get off the couch and make the most of it.

Featured Attractions

The Explorer Hotel

A five-minute walk from downtown Yellowknife — the Northern Lights capital of North America — The Explorer Hotel is where adventures meet

4 thoughts on “Cool things to do in the Northwest Territories, Canada

  1. Heather C says:

    We did a trip to Dehcho – an rugged, mountainous region with the best paddling I’ve ever experienced!!

  2. Diane Seals says:

    Come explore Fort Smith, NWT! I am a bit biased but I still think you would enjoy the trip! There are many things to see and experience:

    1. Wood Buffalo National Park
    2. Secluded beaches by the Slave Rver
    3. American White Pelicans
    4. Free roaming Wood Bison
    5.Kayaking, canoeing, rafting and SUPing on the Slave River!

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