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


Moose Factory, Ontario

How can an aurora borealis chaser skip over a place as wonderfully named Moose Factory? Answer: they can’t. (Or at least shouldn’t.) The very first English-speaking settlement in Ontario and the second Hudson’s Bay Company post, Moose Factory also offers some stupendous views of the Northern Lights—and through the unique eyes of the host Cree community at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre.

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