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Celebrating the Dog: From in the Oscars to the Iditarod

It's February and that means nominations for the Oscar Awards in movie-land, Valentine's Day and of course, up in Alaska, the buildup to our favorite event of the year - the Iditarod! While "The Power of the Dog" is no doubt on the list of...

Fun Facts About Alaska’s Iditarod Dog Sledding Race

Part of the enduring popularity and lasting lore of the annual dogsledding competition of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the curiosity and familiarity it holds for casual and serious international fans, intrigued Alaska visitors, and longtime Alaskans. Most can tell you that the 1,049-mile...

3 Things You Won’t Believe About Alaska’s Iditarod

The Iditarod Sled Dog Race is the world’s longest dogsledding race, extending over 1000 miles through some of the roughest and wildest country in Alaska.   The first Iditarod race was held in 1973 to honor the long history and tradition of dog mushing in Alaska. ...

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $175 / per person

Experience the official start of the world famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Every year hundreds of people come out to line the streets of Willow Lake just north of Anchorage for the... Read more.

Duration: 6 Days
Starting at: $1479 / per person

Experience the world famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Be there for the ceremonial start and the official restart of this iconic dog sledding competition in Alaska. This tour features... Read more.

Getting Around Alaska: Should I Fly or Drive?

Once you’ve arrived in Alaska, the fun phase of your travels is just beginning. There are many ways to get to Alaska’s special places and unique adventures, but two of the most popular are driving and flying. But which to choose? And when? There is no...

Five Favorite Alaska Adventure Tours “Off the Beaten Path”

Every Alaska visitor has a checklist of "must-do", "must-see" Alaska bucket list experiences. Some of those lists are packed with quirky activity curveballs and off-the-radar locations. These are often the picks of adventure travelers who are happiest when wandering off the beaten path, avoiding the...

Dog Mushing: A Unique Sport Among Athletes

Dog Sledding in Alaska: From a Cultural Pastime to a Thriving Sport Dog mushing and dog sled racing have held a strong magnetism for the affections of Alaskans, Alaska visitors, and doggie day dreamers for centuries. Many eras ago, loyal and hard-working dogs pulling sturdy hand-built...