There is no exact science to seeing the Northern Lights, and that there’s never any guarantee. Though from the northernmost fjords of Norway to the snow-enveloped wilderness of Alaska, here are some of your best bets.
Northern Lights in Canada. Canadian Geographic has a brilliant map of Aurora locations online & "dark sky finder" helps zero in on prime viewing spots. acre site at Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia- an hour south is Vancouver.
'Moonlight Aurora II' - photo by Mike Taylor; Taylor says, "The Moon was very bright and washed out a lot of the sky and the aurora but made for some nice lighting on the snow during the quick Northern Lights display in mid-February.