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Address: Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
Description: Headquarters site for the Iditarod dogsled race.

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Cute puppies

We stopped by to buy a book and saw a movie about the iditarod while we were there. Movie was interesting. Got to pet a few cute puppies. Wasn't as good as Seaveys but we didn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Honestly, we were just killing time in the area when we decided to make a pit stop. I was impressed with the facility and it's ability to tell the story behind these wonderful 4-legged athletes. At the last minute I opted for the 'summer' dog sled ride. You can feel the strength and vigor in the dogs as the pulled... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Four in our group took the dog sled ride, pricey but they loved it. We all enjoyed the movie and who can resist a cuddle with puppies? A nice stop, and great chance to learn about the history of the Iditarod.

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Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stopped by to buy a book and saw a movie about the iditarod while we were there. Movie was interesting. Got to pet a few cute puppies. Wasn't as good as Seaveys but we didn't pay for what we saw.

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Bloomington, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect, even after reading the reviews. I kind of thought it was just going to be an office with maybe some dogs outside. But oh boy, it was much more! The headquarters is a working office, but also has lots of memorabilia from the Iditarod all around it. It is also a gift shop with... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A repeat visit for us to a wonderful spot. The HQ is the epicenter of all things Iditarod. Aside from being the offices, it is a museum, memorial, exhibition of the wonderful people and animal partners in action (sled rides on a dry path), a terrific film short, and really good gift shop. Visiting the puppies who are there to... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This stop on our day was fun and very informative. The movie explaining the history of the race and the science behind the dogs was great. The dogs were excited to see people and the puppies so cute. Museum store has great variety of items to take home or for friends and family. Reasonable prices also.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We watch a quick video that had a lot of great informations in it. Playing with the puppies was our favorite part.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great movie, gift shop and fun ride with the dogs. They even have puppies you can play with. This is a nice stop for the whole family to learn about the Iditarod race. The founder of the Iditarod has passed away but his son gives rides to people with his dogs, what a blast for all.

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Falmouth, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Visiting the Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla, AK was a great experience. The visitors center shows a free movie on the Iditarod Race, the Huskies that love to run, and the Mushers. There is also a gift shop. The highlight is to see the huskies and ride on the dog sled on about 1/4 mile course thru the woods. The sled... More 

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Bedford, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I had the opportunity to visit the Iditarod Headquarters on my recent trip to AK. It was interesting, but nothing special. You have to pay to go on a sled dog ride. The history of the race is very interesting, and the pictures of races are cool to see. Overall I could take or leave it.

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Address: Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wasilla

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