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The Northwest Territories Takes Romantic Getaways Literally

There’s a magic to this place.

It’s the way the solitude surrounds you at a remote Aurora wilderness lodge, bringing what really matters into focus. It’s how witnessing the Northern Lights can be so powerful and profound you won’t realize you’re holding hands with that special someone until the show has come to an end.

In the Northwest Territories, life does not take place at some future time. It happens right now, right in front of you. Here, the experiences and adventure will make the world feel new again. You will come to realize that the farther you go from home, the closer you have been brought together.

You will discover that the Northwest Territories changed you.

The abundance of natural experiences available in the Northwest Territories allows couples to reconnect. They can press pause on the countless distractions that pull them away each and every busy day. This is quality time that’s measured in shared epiphanies, unbelievable moments and experiences that are near impossible to articulate.

The anticipation builds as you leave city limits by bush plane, by boat or snowmachine. Here, your senses become heightened due to the immediacy of your wild surroundings and from the lack of that constant, background hum of civilization that you thought would follow you everywhere. Now, every minute is regenerative, and you sense the world getting larger. Every gust of wind, each flicker of the Aurora, is imbued with meaning. This moment. Total connectedness. You’ve felt this before. And you remember it was when you first fell in love with that special person beside you.

In the Northwest Territories, you can witness the Aurora’s hypnotic dance from a remote Igloo Village near the Arctic Ocean. Later, retreat to your own igloo for the evening, you and your partner snug and swaddled under luxuriant furs like people have been doing in the North for thousands of years. You can experience true Northern fine dining in a private teepee at a wilderness wonderland outside Yellowknife. When you’re ready, walk hand-in-hand to a heated platform for a night of unparalleled Northern Lights viewing, untainted by the lights of the city.

Some will want a keepsake from their adventure to the Northwest Territories—a lifelong memento that will maintain the connection they made with this land. Fortunately, the NWT is home to precious stones forged over eons of time, under intense pressure, deep within the earth’s crust. The NWT diamond stands as an enduring and ever-lasting symbol of the strength and resiliency of your love. A reminder you wear on your finger of that night under the glow of the Northern Lights, where it was just the two of you alone in the great, wild universe.

Inspired by the magic of the Aurora? Learn more about the best seasons to visit, the cultural importance of the Aurora, and available Northern Lights hunting tours. There is always another unforgettable experience to have under the best Northern Lights in the world.

Being the home of the best Northern Lights in the world is a pretty big claim, but we’ve got the facts to prove it. Before you come to see for yourself, read these 7 reasons why the NWT has the world’s best Aurora.

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