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Address: 31722 Herman Lierer Road, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 907-224-6686
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: We are two mushers - Travis Beals & Sarah Stokey - who share a passion for...
We are two mushers - Travis Beals & Sarah Stokey - who share a passion for dog sledding, the Iditarod sled dog race, & story telling. Come meet our dogs, play with our puppies, and learn a little bit about Alaska's state sport before going for a fun dog sled ride. Our tours are kept small, customized to your groups needs, and are very hands on. We look forward to meeting you!
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Living the Dream

A must do experience in the Seward area! Our family was welcomed to the kennel by Sarah who introduced us to dog sledding by giving us a ride on their 600 lb cart pulled by a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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North Oaks, Minnesota

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A must do experience in the Seward area! Our family was welcomed to the kennel by Sarah who introduced us to dog sledding by giving us a ride on their 600 lb cart pulled by a team of dogs. During our ride, we learned both the names and personalities of the dogs as Sarah patiently answered all of our questions.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Hold puppies, learn about sled dogs, take a sled ride with dogs and enjoy Sara and Travis passion for dog sledding and the Iditarod. We choose Turning Heads because it offered a small personalized approach. It was an exceptional morning we will not soon forget.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Travis met my family in the office and took us out to see his team. You can see by the way he interacts with the dogs that they are his pride and joy. He truly loves his dogs. They were well cared for, clean and friendly. We got to pet all the dogs to our hearts content, even 2 month... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The guys are very friendly and are really accommodating. The dogs are friendly and love a massage. You should definitely try it.

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Rahway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We opted to visit this sled dog kennel over the more famous one in Seward because we thought the tours would have fewer people and we would get a more personalized experience. We were right. Our family of four (two adults, kids 9 and 7yo) were the only ones on the tour. Our guide--one-half of the couple who train and... More 

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Newfane, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Fantastic double adventure. Mike flew us expertly to the Godwin glacier. We were greeted enthusiastically by Wyatt, Ann and many dogs ready to run. Our ride was as close to perfect as it could be. Once back, Sarah let us play with two 4 week old pups. Thanks you all so much!!!

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wonderful time getting to know the Iditarod dogs and learning about the race. The guy giving the tour was very friendly and informal. He really took his time in showing us around and tending to the grandkids on a personal level! Loved riding the dog sled thru the woods and watching them get so excited when it was time to... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We did the glacier tour, which was absolutely phenomenal!!! I've been wanting to do this for the longest time and am so glad I booked with Turning Heads :) You can tell Sarah and the guides on the glacier LOVE their jobs and the dogs. They are accommodating, informative, and give you more than enough time to enjoy the dog... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our family of four visited with Travis and Sarah. We were the only people in our tour. I was unprepared for the the passion and enthusiasm of both Sarah and Travis, but of the dogs as well. We learned a lot about dog mushing and then took a ride (after playing with puppies). We felt like this was one of... More 

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Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a fantastic time at the Turning Heads Kennel. Travis explained us passionately how the preparation of the winter tour works. We met the dogs and hold the 10-days-old puppies. After that we went for a little ride on the summer sled.

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Address: 31722 Herman Lierer Road, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 907-224-6686
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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