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“A must-see!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Husky Homestead

Husky Homestead
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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. Our 2016 tour season begins May 13th and ends on September 21st. We look forward to meeting you!
Lacygne, Ks
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“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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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“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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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“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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Cambridge, Maryland
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“I love the dogs!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I enjoyed the dog sled demonstrations, and the fact that we got to hold the puppies! This is a great place to visit to get the real 'feel' of the area. Nice location and great people! I want to visit again!

Visited October 2012
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Waverly, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“grear dogs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

loved the way they worked their dogs Holding the 2 weeek old puppies. The talk was very informative about how they prepare for the idiirod

Visited June 2013
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