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


Churchill, Manitoba

This northern town is famous for its polar bear population, but it’s also one of the best places on earth to view the northern lights. Due to its dark skies and ideal location under the auroral zone, Churchill provides dancing light displays more than 300 nights of the year. Combine a northern lights and polar-bear tour through Great White Bear Tours, where you’ll explore the region on polar rovers. If you prefer something a little warmer, Natural Habitat Adventures has custom-designed the Aurora Pod, a heated glass building with a 360-degree view of the night sky, so you can experience the northern lights from the comfort of reclining seats.

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