The Northern Lights are one of the most magical natural experiences you might ever come across. We're lucky because here in Canada, the northern lights are a glorious event we can easily access in various parts of the country. One easy way is by staying at a cozy Airbnb in Canada where the northern lights are most visible.

Seeing the Aurora Borealis' vibrant shades of green, pink, and yellow dance across the sky is just breathtaking. If you haven't already seen the northern lights, you need to add it to your bucket list.

It's important to note that while these accommodations are fantastic for seeing the northern lights, it isn't guaranteed that you'll see any colourful skies during your stay. It's a good idea to book a visit for a few days to increase your chances of seeing the northern lights.

Also, websites like Aurora Watch or Aurora Forecast can help you predict the activity levels of the northern lights. For the best chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis, you'll want to book your vacation between December to April, which is the best viewing period because of the long nights. 

Here are eight cozy Airbnbs in Canada where you'll have the best chances of seeing the northern lights this winter:

Travelling Yurt

Price Per Night: From $124

Neighbourhood: Whitehorse, YT

Why You Need To Go: Experience a peaceful stay in a Mongolian yurt, where you can enjoy views of the northern lights and the stunning surrounding mountains.


Northern Lights Cabin

Price Per Night: From $141

Neighbourhood: Whitehorse, YT

Why You Need To Go: As there is no light pollution near this cozy cabin, it makes it easier to enjoy views of the Aurora Borealis.


Aurora Lodge

Price Per Night: From $243

Neighbourhood: Yellowknife, NT

Why You Need To Go: This houseboat sits on the frozen Vee Lake and is only a 20-minute drive from Yellowknife.

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Private Island

Price Per Night: From $414

Neighbourhood: Kenora, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy relaxing at this cabin on a private island in Ontario which has space for seven guests.


Large Retreat

Price Per Night: From $397

Neighbourhood: Labrador City, NL

Why You Need To Go: With room for up to 10 people, this Airbnb is perfect for a group.


Park Place

Price Per Night: From $339

Neighbourhood: Churchill, MB

Why You Need To Go: This vacation rental is a great spot to stay if you want to see the Aurora Borealis.


Mystic Sky B&B

Price Per Night: From $187

Neighborhood: Yellowknife, NT

Why You Need To Go: This fantastic Airbnb comes with a private deck where you can easily view the colourful skies.


Tiny House On An Urban Farm

Price Per Night: From $73

Neighbourhood: Whitehorse, YT

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy a stay at this farm to see the northern lights.


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