Think the Northwest Territories is too distant to visit? That's not even close to being correct. We're less than two hours by air from Edmonton, Alberta. Other direct flights serve the territory from Ottawa, Calgary and Whitehorse.

Wanna drive here? In a scenic, day-long road trip, you can reach the Northwest Territories from Edmonton. Even quicker road detours will get you here from northern B.C. (via the Liard Highway) or the Yukon (via the Dempster HIghway).

For more on travelling here, explore getting to, and around, the Northwest Territories.

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