- Northernmost Road
- Extending from the Dempster Highway, the new Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway (officially opened in November 2017) provides Canada's first all-weather road to the Arctic coast.
- Northernmost River
- Famous for canoeing, the Thomsen River is considered the northernmost navigable river on the planet. It flows northward through Aulavik National Park before emptying into the Arctic Ocean.
- Most of the world's muskoxen (around 68,000) live on Banks Island, outnumbering the island's human population 600 to 1.
- Tuktut Nogait Park
- Home to a variety of species, including caribou, raptors, wolves, grizzlies and muskoxen; this beautiful yet remote park sees very few visitors.
- It's most photographed landmark is La Ronciere Falls.
- Igloo Church
- Our Lady of Victory Church, often called the Igloo Church, is located in Inuvik and is one of the North's most iconic buildings.
- The NWT is home to Canada's only free-ranging herd of domesticated reindeer. A population of around 3,000 roam the tundra north of Inuvik.
- "Pingo" is an Inuvialuit word for "small hill". These earth-covered icy mounds are scattered across the Arctic coast and can be as big as a football stadium.
- Darkest Nights, Brightest Days
- Every year, the town of Inuvik celebrates the sun's return after nearly a month of darkness between December and January. In turn, the region enjoys long bright days during the summer months.
- Fort McPherson
- Sachs Harbour