The Quintessential Alaskan Attraction That Everyone Needs To Experience At Least Once

With the official Alaska sport being dog mushing, you simply must make a trip to this quintessential 49th state attraction at least once in your lifetime. At the Iditarod Headquarters you will find an abundant amount of educational information as well as some pretty adorable opportunities to get up close and personal with the local four-legged athletes themselves. This wonderful place is perfect for people of all ages to enjoy, but the kiddos will fall especially hard for the sweet smell of puppy breath. Let’s be honest… so will you!

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To learn more about the incredibly impressive athletes that run the Iditarod each year, check out the great YouTube video below from the Discovery Channel.

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