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

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We flew into Anchorage and stayed in Wasilla the first night. We were not thinking there was much to do here, but we saw other TA travelers who really liked this place. We did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
Redlover5
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San Antonio, Texas
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Wasilla, Alaska
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While this is interesting it is short on interest and my kids thought it was really boring. It's a shame more isn't done with this site to inspire kids and visitors concerning the Iditarod, come on Alaska.

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Thank Anthony D
Newport, Oregon
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the stop and the tour. We also had the opportunity to ride the wagon pulled by dogs. The more you are into the sport the more meaningful the stop will be

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Thank Vince D
North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The Iditarod Headquarters was interesting, especially the movie they show of the Iditarod's of the past. They do take you around on a wheeled sled, Also had a sled puppy in a pen Nice video to watch inside

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2 Thank donnie c
San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We flew into Anchorage and stayed in Wasilla the first night. We were not thinking there was much to do here, but we saw other TA travelers who really liked this place. We did too! We are dog lovers and this was educational with local culture and history intertwined. Stop by!

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1 Thank Redlover5
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

This stop was recommend to us by a local. When we walked in we were greeted and were shown around. We had a lot of questions and she was able to answer them all. She spent almost an hour talking with us.Theres a lot of preparation and work that goes into the race and it was intriguing to learn about... More 

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1 Thank Cheyenne M
Rushville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We were there on a rainy day, so no dogs. The movies were educational and a joy to watch. A very nice gift shop with typical clothing items and some very good books. Nice displays of Iditarod historical items.

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Thank papawildcat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Very interesting stop to see the history of the Iditarod. Many trophies were on display. We saw a sled, statues, a dog that has been immortalized, etc. Many tee-shirts, jackets, etc. were on sale in the shop.

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

No dogs. Friendly knowledgeable docent. Watch the first 20 min of the video. When they start advertising dog food, get up. Worth a half hour stop total.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Visiting the Iditarod Headquarters was definitely an experience. The movie was very informative and the puppies were adorable. The gift shop was very nice with a lot of interesting items. I would definitely recommend this stop.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Weather was terrible the day we visited - therefore the dogs were not brought over from the kennel. Still was worth a visit to watch the movie about the race and take a look at the memorabilia related to same .

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