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Husky Homestead

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Such fun and you get to play with the puppies!

Really enjoyed the presentation of Iditirod gear and stories of adventures on the trail. There was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maria J
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Long Creek, South Carolina
Best Half Day "Tour" of my decades of travel

I've traveled extensively for decades. This half day experience is fantastic and a must for anyone... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
SteveWilkins528
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Enjoy a warm welcome and experience a true Alaskan lifestyle at Husky Homestead—home of Iditarod Champion, Jeff King. Husky Homestead is widely heralded as an authentic look into rural lifestyles based on 40 years of Alaskan adventures: from freight...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed the presentation of Iditirod gear and stories of adventures on the trail. There was also a demo of the dogs pulling.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've traveled extensively for decades. This half day experience is fantastic and a must for anyone interested in learning more about Alaska, Iditarod and Huskies! You get to interact with puppies, see the dogs perform and get a lecture from an expert. It is all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

What a great experience! We were picked up at our hotel by very friendly staff then we were handed a puppy as soon as we arrived! The family members and staff are passionate about what they do and it shows. We learned a lot about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Visited Husky Homestead as part of an Alaskan cruise tour and it was one of the best experiences of the trip. Jeff King has a great presence and is incredibly passionate about sled dog racing and the Alaskan wilderness. He shared lots of stories, gave...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

The best part of my trip to Alaska this spring was my tour to Husky Homestead! In my wildest dreams, I didn't expect to meet Jeff King, but I did! He is so approachable and so willing to share his experience and his love of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Husky Homestead well worth visiting. Jeff King very informative about the adventures of the Iditarod race, how it commenced and the traditions kept alive in modern times. Prevaricate how hard it was too live and survive in the winter conditions.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

The cutest puppies 💕 staff are amazing and help you to enjoy the experience much more. Thank you from the deaf girl from australia 🙏

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This brings you to a better understanding of what life is like and what pioneers these people are. Watching the dogs and hearing the owner and the guys who Work there is inspiring. Kids and animal lovers can’t miss this !

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank rava63
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I enjoyed this MUCH more than I thought I would. The puppies were so adorable and I could have stayed there holding them the whole night. It was also a very informative experience and I learned so much about the Iditarod!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NatureloverMA
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We really enjoyed learning about the Iditarod and the raising of the dogs that run it. We were allowed to hold both 10 day old and 2.5 month old puppies. The dogs really love what they are doing and when they were getting ready to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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k g
18 March 2019|
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Response from carries941 | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we do provide transportation from the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. Our summer tours are a visit to our Homestead, and since we are home to 4x Iditarod Champion Jeff King, we continue to focus on training... More
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gbarn89624
16 January 2019|
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Response from carries941 | Property representative |
Yes, our tour is wheelchair accessible. We have two transport chairs at our tour location if needed by guests, and our vehicles can transport collapsible wheelchairs if given advance notice. For guests that require a lift... More
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casinogal
10 November 2018|
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Response from 108phyllisc | Reviewed this property |
I booked directly with Husky Homestead and they picked up at our hotel. Direct booking worked well for me.
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