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“Husky Homestead - Denali Alaska” 5 of 5 stars
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Husky Homestead
PO Box 48, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
(907)683-2904
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Type: Farms, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Owner description: Enjoy a warm welcome and experience a true Alaskan lifestyle at Husky Homestead, home of Iditarod Champion Jeff King. This tour is widely heralded as an authentic look into rural lifestyles based on 35 years of Alaskan adventures: from freight hauling on Denali to crossing the finish line in Nome with a champion Iditarod team. Be greeted by cuddly puppies and share an intimate view of the Alaskan Husky as they explode from the kennel on a training run. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating a championship team and carving a life in Alaska's Interior. Hear compelling stories from the trail and see actual racing sleds, arctic survival gear and equipment used to traverse 1100 miles of Alaska's most rugged terrain.Come visit Husky Homestead today! We offer three tours daily at 8:30am, 12:30pm and 7:00pm. Our 2012 season runs from May 14th through September 24th.
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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“Husky Homestead - Denali Alaska”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

excellent "infotainment"...informative, fun and much more enlightening overall than expected...the puppies are great but the overall presentation, content and experience make a visit here really special...our best for much success in the coming year's events !!!

Visited September 2013
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Charlottetown, PEI
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“It's all been said before!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Great staff, great presentation...if you like dogs, you'll love this. I learned a lot more than I expected.

Visited September 2013
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Lacygne, Ks
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“A must-see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I loved this excursion. They hand you a puppy as soon as you get off the bus. I knew very little about the Iditarod or the dogs and found the tour to be very informative but enjoyable. The time with Jeff King speaking was very good. He seems very personable. I would go again.

Visited August 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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“Husky Homestead Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We loved learning about what it really takes from the dogs and the musher to compete and win the Iditarod race. Very fascinating. Jeff King was entertaining and an engaging speaker. Great touch being greeted by all the puppies.

Visited August 2013
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Mississauga, Canada
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“Best Tour of the Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Where to start. Hearing the Iditarod winner describe the challenges of the race and training the dogs was riveting. He also has a great sense of humour and keep the audience engaged.
So much better than the scripted stuff you get elsewhere.

Visited October 2012
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