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I invite you to visit my home, when you come to Fairbanks. I can introduce to my big , friendly huskies, (incase you need a dog- fix while you're away from your own dog) and explain what it's like out on the winter trail camping at 30 ° below zero...more
Mary is the most humble, charming and kind woman we have met in a long time! The love for her dogs is so profound as well as her love of nature itself; she has our ultimate respect for her courage and values in life. Mary...More
Visiting Mary is truly inspiring. She is a strong woman with many tales to tell. Her welcoming home, cleverly planned garden and her sweet dogs plus the delicious cake and fruits served in her home made this a very special trip. She keeps the groups...More
Our visit with Mary and her dogs was our favorite activity on our visit to Fairbanks!
We were able to find Mary's home easily with the directions and handy signs posted along the way.
Mary made us cookies, and we had tea and coffee while...More
Mary Shields was the first woman to compete in the Iditarod race across Alaska with dogs. She is an inspiring woman. Now disabled from her years of competing with dog sleds, she remains undaunted. She provided us with a tour of her kennels where you...More
Our visit to Mary Shields surpassed all expectations. It is a remarkable experience that will stay with you forever.
You travel to Mary's home and are immediately introduced to Mary herself and Susan, who assists her. We were greeted very warmly and noticed that Mary...More
We have attended Mary Shield's Alaskan Tails of the Trail several times and have enjoyed every visit. Mary is warm and welcoming and has so many interesting tales to share with all ages of visitors. Her dogs are fun to be around - happy and...More
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We had a wonderful time meeting Mary and learning about her career, dogs, and life in Alaska. Very informative, fun, and interactive! She even took us in when we showed up at her door without reservation (their booking website and phones were down for the...More
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I lie about 12 miles northwest of Fairbanks. If you have a rental car, allow yourself 30 minutes to drive out, so you can enjoy the ride and see the variety of owner-built homes, and the lovely boreal forest along the way... More
I lie about 12 miles northwest of Fairbanks. If you have a rental car, allow yourself 30 minutes to drive out, so you can enjoy the ride and see the variety of owner-built homes, and the lovely boreal forest along the way. If you do not want to drive yourself, call Airlink 452-3337. They charge $20 /passenger round trip. They are prompt, safe and better priced than a taxi. I recomend using their service.