Whitehorse, Yukon – The Wilderness City

Whitehorse, Yukon

The Capital of the Yukon and nicknamed ‘Wilderness City,’ Whitehorse has a lot more going on than one might expect! It’s nestled on the banks of the Yukon River, surrounded by pristine lakes and rivers, and boasts a vibrant small city nightlife scene. We particularly liked Winterlong Brewery, and Woodcutter’s Blanket, a trendy cocktail bar that could easily hold its own amongst any cool spot in Logan Square or Bucktown, Chicago.

Whitehorse, Capital of the Yukon. Source 
Woodcutter’s Blanket (or ‘The Moose Bar’), Yukon, Canada. Source

About the author

Lauren is a 'digital nomad' (for lack of a less obnoxious term) who works, lives, and travels out of her truck camper with her partner, Patrick, and dog, Odin, the one-eyed Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. She started TravelSages in the summer of 2013, and has since founded a digital marketing consultancy, called LyteYear, and a sustainability brand, called RePrint. Before moving into her tiny mobile home, Lauren lived in Chicago for 6 years, pursued two graduate degrees, studied abroad at Oxford, worked for a summer in Hong Kong, and traveled to various countries in between. She has a mildly unhealthy love of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Netflix, and breweries with good New England IPAs.

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