Boy by the water panning for gold near Midnight Sun, a Coast Hotel

Things to do in Dawson City, YT

Discover the local adventures, history and culture

Experience the heart of Dawson City at Midnight Sun, a Coast Hotel, conveniently situated just one block from the majestic Yukon River and a short two blocks from Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall—Canada's oldest gambling spot, famed for its classic casino games and daily Can-Can shows.

Dive into the charming appeal of this historic Gold Rush-era town, with vibrantly colored heritage buildings carefully preserved. As you uncover the captivating history of Dawson City while exploring the historical sites, you'll also be creating life-long memories.

Beyond the town's charm lies the stunning expanse of the Klondike Gold Rush region, surrounded by breathtaking nature. Take a scenic drive along the Dempster Highway to reach Tombstone Territorial Park, where you'll discover some of the most breathtaking views in the country. If you’ve got gold fever and are looking to do some gold panning, Yukon is the place to be! Goldbottom Mine Tours offers tours to their active mine at the junction of Hunker and Goldbottom Creeks for a hands-on gold panning experience. If you find some gold, it’s yours to keep!

Dawson City hosts a variety of lively festivals, cultural events, weekly farmers markets and unique contests, including gold panning competitions for you to enjoy during your stay. If you're looking for more suggestions on what to explore, we're here to assist! Secure your Refreshingly Local ™ stay now and start your adventure!



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Sunset view of river in Yukon near Midnight Sun, a Coast Hotel


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