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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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Great Experience!!

By chance I happened to be in Anchorage in Feb 2018 during the start of the Iditarod. I went and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thermopolis, Wyoming
Everyone should experience the Iditarod once.

I've travelled the Iditarod trail from Anchorage to Nome many times. It never gets old. The... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By chance I happened to be in Anchorage in Feb 2018 during the start of the Iditarod. I went and watched many racers go off. It was an amazing experience that I would recommend if you ever get the chance! Dress warm!!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Wyotraveller307
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I've travelled the Iditarod trail from Anchorage to Nome many times. It never gets old. The ceremonial start in Anchorage is a great experience. The finish in Nome is an almost spiritual experience.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Brooksbot
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Extremely interesting and informative film in gift shop/museum. Awesome lady w/long hair told u lots of extra information in museum while still watching the gift shop from the doorway. The sled ride through the woods was super. Highly recommended to all.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dominic V
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Wow, amazing! The first lady to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race came on the Cruise ship and told us the story of her adventure. I didn't know - but how impressive was her courage and determination.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank swantzd
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Mush you hairy dog, mush!! What a great experience. We loved it. Great place to visit with family. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clint N
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This was an exciting adventure and one which I would not have missed as a visitor to Alaska. This was taken as a cruise excursion. My only negative was that it was really expensive ($199 per person). We met the dogs and rode around the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a must see if going to Alaska in March. I had wanted to see this race for a long time and finally went first in 2012. It is amazing to see these dogs excitement to run.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VivianC2028
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Have watched the ceremonial start several time in Anchorage(March) and aleays fun. Even more fun is the actual start in Willow about 30 miles north.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dmjames63
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Our guide was Meredith (who also competed 2018) was very knowledgeable, caring and patient. The dogs are well cared for and show their enthusiasm for the sport. They really want to GO!!!!!! When we visited (June 2018) there were puppies who were adorable. Although in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I would highly recommend this trip. I felt like I was apart of the culture of Alaska. They treat there animals very well.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kim G
21 June 2018|
Response from Julia908 | Reviewed this property |
There are visits to dog sledders and other attractions. Some people helicopter up the mountains to go sledding in the summer. Try the Anchorage tourist board website for further details.
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Response from Julia908 | Reviewed this property |
Iditatrod is in winter.