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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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400 D St, You Do Not Have Prices, Anchorage, AK 99501-2342
+1 907-376-5155
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Ceremonial start in Anchorage is amazing.

Iditarod has had its share of problems and scandals lately. However the ceremonial start in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
YankeeDevils
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Anchorage, Alaska
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So fun!

This is definitely something every Alaskan should do/see, and something that would be super fun to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elizabeth B
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400 D St, You Do Not Have Prices, Anchorage, AK 99501-2342
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Iditarod has had its share of problems and scandals lately. However the ceremonial start in Anchorage is a unique event and fun experience. Might seem like a bit of a barking dog madhouse on 4th Ave during the start. The trail becomes more remote and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is definitely something every Alaskan should do/see, and something that would be super fun to take out of state visitors to. It's a good chance to learn about the sport that's been so important to this state.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun holding the Alaskan Husky puppies, petting the other dogs, watching the informative video and going through the small museum. The people were very friendly and the $10 sled ride is a must do! It’s easy to miss the turn-off but worth finding.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Amazing to see the 83 sleds sliding on the 4th street in downtown Anchorage. Fantastic feeling with all the people around. This is the biggest event in winter time in Alaska.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Words cannot describe how awesome it in to take in this amazing event. It is the true sport of Alaska.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We travelled a long way to see the ceremonial start in Anchorage, and then onto the official start in Willow. For the first experience of the race it was a sight to see with dogs and mushers running down the street waving to fans. This...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

I went to Anchorage specifically to volunteer at the race. It was a wonderful experience and everyone associated with the race was helpful and interesting. I worked at the Ceremonial Start in Anchorage and at the Restart in Willow. The dogs are so excited and...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Great opportunity to see the Ceremonial Start in Anchorage on the first Saturday of March and then travel to Willow on Sunday to see the Restart of the Iditarod Race. Both events are family friendly and free.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

We were at the Fur Rondy days for the week end and had a great family time with our kids. There is an assortment of events and activities to choose to participate or observe. In addition there are many furs, crafts and good food for...More

1  Thank Randall S
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

The Musher's Banquet, the Ceremonial Start, and Running with the Reindeer in Anchorage were lots of fun in a surprisingly trendy town. Try to get out to Willow for the restart to get the real feel of this 1,000 mile race with 67 teams of...More

Thank frank c
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