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Independent, unbiased travel advice for your Northern Lights vacation


Vacation Planning
Tips & Advice

Discover how to see Northern Lights across the world, including best times, best places and Aurora Borealis forecast info.

Aurora Borealis in
USA, Alaska, Canada

Find out when, where to see Northern Lights in the USA, Alaska & Canada, plus travel options including tours, cruises and hotels.

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Aurora Borealis in
Scandinavia & Europe

Find out when, where to see Northern Lights in Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Russia & Europe, plus tours, cruises and hotels.

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Aurora Australis in
Southern Hemisphere

Explore the Southern Lights (Aurora Australis) in Australia, New Zealand, Patagonia & Antarctica, plus travel tips, tours and hotels.

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How to Choose a Good Northern Lights App

Improve your chances of seeing the aurora with a good Northern Lights app. We review several apps for forecasting and predicting aurora borealis, with tips on choosing the best mobile...

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How to See Northern Lights in Alaska

Today, we explain how to see northern lights in Alaska and share our northern lights Alaska trip checklist, to ensure you’ve planned everything necessary for a successful aurora-hunting trip. The...

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7 Excellent Northern Lights Tours in Finland

Ready to see the aurora borealis in Finland? Get your aurora-hunting off to a great start with this selection of excellent locally-operated northern lights tours in Finland Lapland, plus several...

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Choosing the right location is essential to seeing the Northern Lights. With our carefully researched and written articles, you will understand the science behind the Aurora and learn where to see Northern Lights around the world, so you can choose the best places for your aurora vacation.

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Location is just one part of the equation. You also have to make sure you choose the best time to see Northern Lights. Our articles and guides explain when to see Northern Lights, and best time of year to see the Aurora based on various environmental factors including solar activity, weather and daylight hours.

northern lights trip PLANNING

We share information about Northern Lights travel services including tours, accommodation, cruises and vacation packages to help you choose the best one for your needs and budget. From cheap stays to luxury experiences, from Canada to Iceland, we bring it together in one place to make your Aurora Borealis trip planning easy and enjoyable. 

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Northern Lights travel advice, articles and tips

Aurora Tracks is dedicated to helping you achieve your goal of seeing the Northern Lights. We cover everything you need to know to plan your perfect Aurora Borealis trip, including best times and best places to see Northern Lights, tours, accommodation and vacation tips. We are not a travel agent. We are travelers who want to help you see the Aurora, too.