15 of the best spots to catch the northern lights in Canada


Nunavik, Quebec

The arctic region of Quebec provides the perfect conditions for an aurora viewing. The land stretches under the aurora oval, and sparsely populated, which means there’s no light pollution to tarnish the view. There aren’t many established northern lights tour operators here, but that makes it the perfect opportunity to build your own adventure: visit the Kuujjuaq—the largest village in the area and try trout fishing or caribou hunting; take a boat out onto the Hudson River for a nighttime sail; spend a few days in an igloo in the wilderness. Whatever decide to do, you can bet it will be enhanced by an incredible backdrop.

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