Dog Sledding in Rovaniemi: The Right Husky Ride Tours for Families, Solo Travelers, & More

One of the most iconic activities you can enjoy while visiting Finnish Lapland is taking a husky ride through the snow above the Arctic Circle! It’s a classic winter in Finland itinerary staple and a must-do while visiting Rovaniemi in winter. There are lots of options for dog sledding in Rovaniemi, some better than others. … Read more

Korouoma Canyon & Its Frozen Waterfalls: How to Get There from Rovaniemi in 2024

Allison Green, the author of the article, standing in front of the landscape of the Korouoma Nature Reserve with its sheer cliffs, icefalls, and evergreen trees

Taking a day trip to the rugged, icy landscape of the breathtaking Korouoma Canyon is one of the best ways to spend a winter day in Rovaniemi. This deep canyon goes up to 130 meters (427 feet) at its deepest point, stretching 30 kilometers long with beautiful views all along its length. For day trippers … Read more

Lapland Souvenirs: 12 Thoughtful & Unique Gifts from Finnish Lapland

Finnish Lapland is a region of untamed beauty, one that’s a bucket list wish for many people.  The magic of life above the Arctic Circle is hard to express, especially its pristine landscapes and dazzling Northern lights displays. Getting here is a trek, but it’s worth the effort, and many travelers don’t want to end … Read more

Seeing the Northern Lights in Rovaniemi: Tips, Apps, Spots & Tours I Recommend!

Allison Green standing in front of the Northern lights in Rovaniemi, Finland

Many people plan a trip to Rovaniemi in winter with one main thing on their mind… spotting Finnish Lapland’s fickle but phenomenal Northern lights! This guide will go over when and how you can see the Northern lights in Rovaniemi. This includes tips for spotting them independently as well as my own personal experience seeing … Read more

Is It Worth Visiting Arktikum?: Quick Guide to Rovaniemi’s Science Museum

Exterior of the Arktikum building in Rovaniemi Finland

The northern Finnish city of Rovaniemi is most known for its huge array of winter adventure activities, from dog sledding to Northern lights chasing to snowmobiling and beyond. But no matter the season, any trip to the ‘capital’ of Finnish Lapland should include some time enjoying the lovely city center of Rovaniemi. Arktikum is really … Read more

21 Riveting Things to Do in Rovaniemi in Winter [2024]

scene in rovaniemi winter

Rovaniemi, Finland is the largest city in Finnish Lapland and one of the most popular touristic destinations in all of Finland. While Helsinki in winter is a delight, Rovaniemi in winter is even more magical! From its dancing Northern lights to its endless list of enthralling winter activities, Rovaniemi is a true bucket list destination … Read more

Your Ultimate Winter Lapland Itinerary for 2 to 5 Days

The exterior of the unique Rovaniemi snow hotel with the sun low on the horizon in the winter during limited daylight hours on a Lapland afternoon

Looking for the perfect winter destination, a true celebration of the season? I’m here to help you plan the ultimate Lapland itinerary that includes all of the best winter experiences Finnish Lapland has to offer. With awe-inspiring natural phenomena, adrenaline-pumping activities, and an introduction to Finnish culture, this Lapland winter itinerary is a customizable guide … Read more