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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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Address: 400 D St (start), Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone Number: 907 376 5155
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Watching all the dogs and mushers preparing the sleds and bolting from the start. It is fun and exciting for everyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Roswell, GA

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Roswell, GA
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watching all the dogs and mushers preparing the sleds and bolting from the start. It is fun and exciting for everyone.

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Grants Pass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The best Iditarod that I have been to in Alaska was in 2011, since then they have been food some years and not great others. This last year the start location was moved from Anchorage because of a lack of snow.

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Thank bonnieb665
Georgia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The first leg of the race begins in Anchorage and is more of a news/media event highlighting the teams and their owners. That ends the same day at the VFW in Eagle River. The teams are then relocated to Wasilla where the 'real' race begins. Loads of fun for the entire family.

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Anchorage
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44 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Lots of barking dogs. Standing around for the next dogs to pass by. For me, it was boring. Why do I keep going? To show guests. We have a friend who owns a business on 4th Street, so we can visit our friend and watch the dogs at one time. Don't go with small children. They will either get cold... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We went out to the start line on Willow Lake. It's exciting that they start the race on the frozen lake itself! There were a few spots on the lake that are kind of sketchy, but manageable. It takes a while for all the dogs to start so make sure to bring snacks and drinks. Beware of all of the... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Fur Rendezvous, also known as "Rondy" is the great gathering in February for our beautiful state. The ceremonial start of the race and the running of the reindeer are here. They haul in snow if there isn't any. There is a lot of excitement. Coming to Alaska in February? Definitely something to attend here.

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Madisonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

There was no snow in July but the short presentation in the lodge was really interesting. After that we went out to the demonstration are and saw the sled dogs get ready to pull the sled which was then aided by use of a four-wheeler. The dogs were unbelievably anxious to start pulling! They made a run of about 1000... More 

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South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The film was very informative. You could also take a sled ride with the dogs. We were limited for time and didn't take the ride. The film room had some interesting exhibits and the gift shop was better than most.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Excellent Service. Enjoyed the movie. Dogs were very happy to do the Sledding. Everyone should try this

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Love the dog sled ride! The video was worth watching and the staff were very friendly! Beautiful setting!

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