Why not spend some time exploring the area? Start with a trip to the the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.
Northwest Territories is crisscrossed with cultural and natural attractions, from perennial tourist favourites to hidden gems that lay slightly off the beaten path.
Make the effort to really understand Northwest Territories by understanding its history. A great way to begin is with a visit to the area's fine old old towns. This region features an interesting spiritual life; learn more at the area's most sacred churches.
Winter is a great time to spend time in the Yellowknife area. Pull on your snow gear and have a go at the cold weather sports on offer here. Try cross-country skiing or snow shoeing. If you're the type who likes to kick back a little while on vacation, Yellowknife offers great wildlife watching and picnicking.
The 1st of July is when many people in Canada observe Canada Day, so be on the look out special events and festivities if you happen to be staying in Yellowknife at that time.
If you intend on traveling by plane, it's good to remember that the closest major airport is Yellowknife Airport, 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northwest of Yellowknife.