Whitehorse travel guide

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You're Going to Love Whitehorse

With a population of 23,272, Whitehorse is the largest city in Yukon, Canada by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Whitehorse deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Whitehorse

Whitehorse in April
Estimated hotel price
$99
1 night at 3-star hotel
Whitehorse in April
Estimated hotel price
$99
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Whitehorse in July, when the average temperature is 59 °F, and the highest can go up to 71.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -4 °F, with an average temperature of 3.2 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 1.6″. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Whitehorse, with an average rainfall of 0.3″.

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How to Get to Whitehorse

Plane

When flying to Whitehorse, you’ll arrive at Whitehorse (YXY), which is located 1 mile from the city center. The shortest flight to Whitehorse from the United States departs from Los Angeles and takes around 17h 50m.

Plane

When flying to Whitehorse, you’ll arrive at Whitehorse (YXY), which is located 1 mile from the city center. The shortest flight to Whitehorse from the United States departs from Los Angeles and takes around 17h 50m.

Airports near Whitehorse

Airlines serving Whitehorse

Lufthansa
Good (4,677 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,212 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (515 reviews)
WestJet
Good (2,023 reviews)
Air North
Excellent (15 reviews)

Where to stay in Whitehorse

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Best Western Gold Rush Inn and Destination Family Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Whitehorse

Most booked hotels in Whitehorse

Midnight Sun Inn
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, 489 reviews)
$92+
Best Western Gold Rush Inn
2 stars
Good (7.8, 298 reviews)
$135+
Elite Hotel Downtown Center
3 stars
Good (7.4, 782 reviews)
$136+
Destination Family Hotel
2 stars
Okay (5.9, 107 reviews)
$107+
Canadas Best Value Inn River View Hotel
2 stars
Okay (4.5, 312 reviews)
$107+

Renting a car in Whitehorse

Renting a car in Whitehorse costs $114 per day, on average, or $229 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

Expect to pay $5.22 per gallon in Whitehorse (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $62.69 and $83.58. The most frequently booked car type in Whitehorse is Intermediate (Ford Escape or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Hyundai Accent or similar) are, on average, 45% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Whitehorse costs $114 per day, on average, or $229 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

Expect to pay $5.22 per gallon in Whitehorse (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $62.69 and $83.58. The most frequently booked car type in Whitehorse is Intermediate (Ford Escape or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Hyundai Accent or similar) are, on average, 45% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.