9 Places To See The Most Dazzling Northern Lights In Decades

Tromso, Norway

Tromso, northern Norway's biggest city, has some of the world's greatest Northern Lights. In the Aurora zone, Tromso has the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights. 

Yellowknife, Canada

Yellowknife has the highest geomagnetic activity, producing the brightest and most frequent Northern Lights. 

Fairbanks, Alaska

Another great area to see the Northern Lights is Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks is the north's largest inland city and best Northern Lights viewing spot. 

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik is a popular tourist destination owing to its geothermal pools, volcanic excursions, and culture. 

The Upper Peninsula, Michigan

North Michigan's latitude and little light pollution make the Upper Peninsula a fantastic area to watch the Northern Lights. 

Scotland, United Kingdom

The nicest thing about seeing the Northern Lights in Scotland is that you don't have to travel far.

Siberia, Russia

Northern Russia offers long dark nights, little pollution, and the aurora belt where solar gas collides with Earth's magnetic field. 

Kulusuk, Greenland

Kulusuk in Greenland offers the ideal Northern Lights without a long journey.

Lapland, Finland

The Northern Lights are visible in Finland due to its gloomy evenings. Finland's Northern Lights are interesting and visible 200 nights a year.