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Dog Sledding Adventures

sled dog ridePlan an Alaska dog sledding vacation. Take an invigorating dogsled ride through Alaska wilderness and experience an authentic Alaska dog mushing vacation. You can even learn how to drive your own dog team!

Alaska dog kennel tours are available in summer, but winter is when those seeking an Alaska dog sledding package can truly experience the magic of this unique sport and vital means of transportation through remote Alaska.

Type "dog sled" into the Member Business Search for a list of dog kennel tours and Alaska dog sledding vacation packages.

The Utimate Dog Sled Vacation

Experience the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - an epic event held annually in Alaska the first weekend in March, Watch the ceremonial Anchorage Start, the official Restart in Willow, visit Iditarod Headquarters, follow the trail and be in Nome when mushers and their gallent sled dog teams cross the finish line. Learn more


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Knik River Lodge

Knik River Lodge

Wilderness cabins & helicopter tours. Deluxe cabins with great view. Private bath, large deck. Glacier landings, glacier dog sledding. Fine dining restaurant.  more

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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Iditarod Race Headquarters & Gift Shop/Museum. Year-round, M-F, 8-5. Summertime: 8-7, 7 days/week with dog-cart rides 9-5, 7 days/week. Mile 2.2 Knik-Goose Bay Road, Wasilla.  more

Knik River Lodge

Knik River Lodge

Wilderness cabins & helicopter tours. Deluxe cabins with great view. Private bath, large deck. Glacier landings, glacier dog sledding. Fine dining restaurant.  more

Northern Lights Adventures

We offer dogsled rides, tours, seminars and guided snowmobile tours. Enjoy a memorable winter experience of scenic trails and wildlife. Package deals with accommodation at our clean chalets.  more

The Dream A Dream Dog Farm

The Dream A Dream Dog Farm

Fantastic Iditarod Presentation! Educational! Inspiring! Fun! Meet our dogs and puppies - cuddling and photos. Tour our kennel facilities with dog team rides optional. Uniquely Alaskan!  more

Video Photo Tour

Video Photo Tour

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Social Media

Social Media

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Helpful resources

Helpful resources

So you're planning a trip to Alaska and need some help getting started. You've come to the right place! More Info

Maps and more

Maps and more

Find Alaska Highway maps and mileage chart for distances between destination points within the Mat-Su… More Info

Great outdoors

Great outdoors

Discover more about boating, rafting, fishing, flightseeing and how to get into the backcountry of… More Info

Denali Flightseeing

Denali Flightseeing

Alaska's majestic scenery appears magnified from a Cessna window and the vantage point makes for good… More Info

glaciers

glaciers

You can see a glacier just about anywhere in Alaska. But in the Mat-Su Valley, you can actually get out… More Info

Alaska Rafting

Alaska Rafting

Uncover hidden jewels only accessible by boat. Hover in rapids through canyons, see glaciers calve fall… More Info

Dining in Mat-Su

Dining in Mat-Su

Fine dining to cafes and everything in between. Don't be surprised if your portions are Alaska-sized.… More Info

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Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play

The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!



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