Churchill has become famous as the polar bear capital of the world. This is the only easily accessible human settlement where the great bears can be seen in the wild. With their numbers now dropping (to some 900 from 1,200 just a decade ago, thanks to global warming), travelers eager to see these majestic animals are well-advised not to put off a wildlife-viewing trip of a lifetime.
Located in the far northern part of Manitoba on Hudson Bay, Churchill can be reached only by air or VIA Rail, Ca... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.