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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

400 D St (start), you do not have prices, Anchorage, AK 99501-2342
+1 907-376-5155
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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Had dinner at the banquet with the mushers and watched the ceremonial start from Campbell Creek... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Wow, what an experience!

You have to be present to appreciate the excitement this race generates. Over 750 dogs in teams of... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Staines, United Kingdom
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400 D St (start), you do not have prices, Anchorage, AK 99501-2342
+1 907-376-5155
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner at the banquet with the mushers and watched the ceremonial start from Campbell Creek Airstrip. This race is a must see for anyone who loves dogs or animals. Being there is like no other experience!!

Thank N5754NSmartinw
Reviewed 17 April 2017

You have to be present to appreciate the excitement this race generates. Over 750 dogs in teams of 16 ready to race excited to get going. Lots of food stands and people to watch as well as the dog So!

Thank Julia908
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I volunteered this year and it was fantastic. I met mushers and their dog teams. I have never met such amazing dogs. They're feisty, sweet, and so energetic. I was pumped up just by being around them. The race is an amazing event and being...More

Thank Allana196
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Words don,t describe the excitement ,atmosphere & the comaraderie of the mushers,sled dogs &all the fans that travel from far and wide to witness the Iditarod.This Iconic dog race has been on our bucket list for years & finally 2017 was our year to attend.WE...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Seeing the Iditarod ceremonial start is an incredible experience. There is great energy in the downtown area and fans line the streets. We like to get here early around 8am to see the mushers interact with their dogs and get them geared up for the...More

Thank Sleddoggie
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went to the Cordova Street hill to watch the dogs race by for the ceremonial start that we have in Anchorage. Weather was a factor this year with not enough snow for the usual route so they had to go to Fairbanks to actually...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It was all I thought it would be. The mushers and dogs were friendly. I was able to get very close to the starting line. Better view down the street a block in a parking garage. Excitement was high all around. Many offers to take...More

Thank TeacherJill
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Watching the ceremonial start in Anchorage is so much fun! Wear plenty of layers and arrive early to get a good spot to see all the action up close. We enjoyed $10 dog sled rides in Delaney a couple of days earlier...which was actually a...More

Thank JillHiggins54171
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Only in Alaska can you see this site. That makes this a must see venue. This is the premier March event.

Thank Davin D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So amaze how those husky sled dogs are so hyper and ready to run. Actually before the race we when mushing at Willow and have a chanced to play with 16 husky dogs. They are friendly and got a beautiful blue eyes.

Thank igrzegorczyk
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We will be in Anchorage on August 9th ... We will be staying at the west mark Anchorage Hotel on 720 West 5th avenue. We would like to know if you are close to this hotel. I understand that you pick up and drop off... Could you also tell me how much it costs for 2 adults and how long is this excursion, as well as the time you start. Do we need too book this excursion before we arrive. Also how shall we dress... Thank you so very much The Westons
22 April 2017|
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Rosa L
how much is the price for dog race? where I can see the pictrure, pls advise
18 April 2017|
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Hoping to take my wife to see the start and official start of the race. Planning on staying only a few days. Please advise on the best way to accomplish these things. Hotels? Traveling to Willow? Dress? Photo ops? Any and all advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks George
20 December 2016|
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Response from BigBrains O | Reviewed this property |
Hi George, first lets me say, keep your finger on the weather pulse for both Anchorage or Willow. The weather can take extreme swings good and bad. Regarding lodging, my wife and I were pleased with the Sheraton wedged... More