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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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Address: 400 D St # (START, Anchorage, AK 99501-2342
Phone Number: +1 907-376-5155
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This tour was the best!!! It gave the whole family something to enjoy. the Exit Glacier hike was beautiful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 August 2016
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Cleveland, Minnesota
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Cleveland, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This tour was the best!!! It gave the whole family something to enjoy. the Exit Glacier hike was beautiful.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a great event and really fun to watch in Anchorage as well as the other places they travel through. My photos are only of one small segment which is a very steep hill they have to come down in Anchorage. It's a great community event but also an International one as well.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We also went dog sledding while we were there for the races and it was amazing. I'm a true dog lover and always felt bad for these dogs until I realised how much they love sledding!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

the restart in Willow is always fun !!! thousands at the start and the trail from there all the way to Lake Creek has hundreds of people on snowmachines, airplanes, helicopters and ATV's in groups large and small camped along the trail and cheering on the Mushers as they go by..

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I have been on lots of these rides and would recommend it to anyone that loves dogs, child have so much fun but I think that the adults have much more fun. You get to see just how much the dogs love to run and just how eager they are to do it. Please, please do try it. Wonderful experince

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I never thought in my life that would be able to watch the start of the race live. this was an unbelievable experience.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Whether you live in Alaska, or are planning a winter-time visit, this event is a memory-maker. The ceremonial start in Anchorage is an opportunity to get up-close with these beautiful canine athletes and their handlers while enjoying the party atmosphere and hospitality of Anchorage. Then, plan to take the bus the next day to Willow Lake for the official start... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

No dogs, no demos, no nothing. Showed us a movie because it was raining outside. Really surprised they don't have a rainy day program since it rains a lot in Alaska. Don't waste your time if it's raining.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Always wanted to "be a part of" this legendary event. Went to the ceremonial start in Anchorage. Busy and crowded but it was a great way to see the teams in person.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

It's certainly fun to watch the Iditarod start in downtown Anchorage. It was very crowded, but spread out enough that we were able to get a good spot. If you have the option, definitely take a hotel shuttle as many of the roads are closed and there is not much parking nearby. We were able to walk around before the... More 

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