Ice Roads: Between January and March the ice roads get over a metre thick and despite the cracking and booming the ice makes, it’ll hold you no matter how many servings of moose stew you indulge in. Cruise from Yellowknife to Dettah or on the scenic Mackenzie Delta from Inuvik to Aklavik and out onto the Beaufort Sea to Tuktoyaktuk.
To see the world's best aurora, visit the Northwest Territories. The capital, Yellowknife, for example, has over 240 potential viewing nights. And most of the territory is directly under the auroral oval. With many different ways to see the lights there's bound to be a perfect viewing option for everyone. Here's a list of ten amazing ways to take in the awesome northern lights.
The aurora is a natural light show caused by a blend of oxygen, nitrogen, solar wind, and magnetic fields producing 10 million megawatts of luminescent power. Beyond the science, there have been different opinions of it for centuries. The Cree called it "The Dance of the Spirits", while in the Middle Ages it was believed to be a sign from God. While each fact and mystery makes the northern lights more awe-inspiring, one story that adds to the splendor is your story.