Located on the southern tip of Baffin Island, Iqaluit the capital city of Nunavut is home to territorial government and government-related activity. Iqaluit literarily translated from Inuktitut means “place of many fish.”
Iqaluit boosts long sunlight days in the long summer months, and the Northern Lights in the spring and fall are truly stunning to see. The local Inuit culture features throat singing, drum dancing, dog sledding and traditional artwork.
While in Iqaluit be sure to: experience the local Inuit culture, take a tour of the Legislative Assembly and museum, fish for arctic char, hike Sylvia Grinnell park, take a boat ride in the summer time, take a snowmobile or dog-sled ride in the winter time, soak in the breathtaking views and scenery.