Where to sleep like a log

It’s the Northern dream home: a cozy log cabin. You can live that dream, at least for a night or two.

Blachford Lake Lodge features a posh main house and five cozy cabins (not to mention a hot tub ideal for Aurora-watching) on a pristine fly-in lake near Great Slave’s East Arm. blachfordlakelodge.com

Det’an Cho Tourist Camp, on the banks of the Little Buffalo River just shy of Fort Resolution, has cabins – plus canoes and paddleboats for rent. (867) 394-4411

Arctic Chalet in Inuvik has the only log-cabin rentals north of the Arctic Circle. They’ve got kitchenettes, and there’s dogsledding on site. arcticchalet.com

Captain’s Cabins rents sunny timber-frame cottages on the bank of mighty Mackenzie River opposite the town of Fort Providence. ginajala@yahoo.ca

Country Cabins, with A-frame and chalet-style cottages on the Ingraham Trail east of Yellowknife, boasts hiking trails, boating, swimming and an outdoor fire pit. countrycabinrental.com

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