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Northwest Territories is popular with travelers from all four corners of the globe. To find out why get out and explore the villages, towns and cities surrounding Victoria Island.
If you're looking for indoor entertainment, head to Northwest Territories' excellent history museums. These are great spots to learn a little about the local lore and culture and perhaps find a special souvenir or two. Ask those who live in the area their favorite spots around Victoria Island, you'll most likely be directed to Northwest Territories' ever-popular open-air exhibits.
Explore a side of Northwest Territories many visitors will never see by spending time with a passionate local guide on one of the wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks. No break is complete without a little R&R. Wildlife watching is one of the activities they do to relax here and shore fishing is another.
Canada Day falls on the 1st of July, so if you're visiting at this time, take a break from sightseeing and join in the local festivities with proud locals.
The closest major airport, Kugluktuk Airport, is located in Coppermine, 280 miles (451 kilometers) to the southwest of Victoria Island, which is handy to remember when booking your vacation.