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Iditarod Headquarters

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

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We were going to be spending some time on the Kenai peninsula and the kids wanted to go visit a kennel there, that was on our "maybe" list, b/c it was 70$ pp! We just happen to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Falmouth, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Wytheville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I great place to visit . Wasn't into the dog cart pulling thing too expense and too rough on the dogs The main building was cool great video about dog sledding and mushers. Nice place

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Oak Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were going to be spending some time on the Kenai peninsula and the kids wanted to go visit a kennel there, that was on our "maybe" list, b/c it was 70$ pp! We just happen to be going through Wasilla and I was looking at what was available in the area so we stopped at the Iditarod headquarters. The... More 

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Cary, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This was a lovely museum with a great history of the Iditarod. We learned quite a lot about something we were totally unfamiliar with. Make sure you watch the film as you will get a great appreciation of how the dogsfeel about the race and that it is in their blood to run. After going through the museum, we went... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stopped for a tour of the museum (and to visit the dogs). What a nice attraction. They have a ride on the summer training wagon pulled by the dogs for $10 a person. The dogs we barking and raring to go. Got to cuddle some future mushers. The museum shows the history of the race with artifacts and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Possibly the best part of my trip to Alaska. You can take a cart ride with Iditarod dogs, you can watch a short documentary about the race, you can browse the gift shop, and best of all, you get to pet 3-5 little sled dog puppies OR working sled dogs for as long as you like. Not to be missed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Make the stop and learn about the last great race on Earth. Informative video about the race and what it takes to keep these dogs moving. Take a ride through the woods with a dog team pulling you. The whole family enjoyed this trip.

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Harrodsburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I didn't want to be this close to headquarters and not visit, so we went while on vacation with my parents. They didn't think they would enjoy it, We bought souvenirs in the gift shop and took the dog sled ride (which we had to talk them in to doing), but ended up I think it was one of their... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We were traveling on our way to Anchorage from Denali and decided to stop here. Glad we did. Got to speak with the son of the founder of the Iditarod (Reddington) and got to see 4 week old husky puppies! Cute!

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

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