Alaska Dog Mushing Encounters

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Wendy and Tom pose for pictures while on a dog mushing encounter

The two most famous dog sled races in North America are Alaska’s Iditarod (Anchorage to Nome) and the Yukon Quest (Fairbanks Alaska to Whitehorse in Yukon Canada). When visiting and choosing adventures most people consider an Alaska dog mushing encounter. It is one of the most sought-after Alaskan adventures. Why? It’s unique, it’s available in the coldest regions of our planet, and it incorporates Alaskan tradition, the wilderness, nature, animals, and speed. Plus, tourists can sit back and experience the ride or try driving a sled team. There are only a few places on the planet where one can participate in such an exhilarating experience. Alaska is one such place to go dog mushing.

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Pleasantly Surprised by Unexpected Adventures in Juneau Alaska

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We were stuck in Juneau! There are no roads to drive our RV out, and the ferry workers went on strike. ‘Oh no, now what!’ is what many of us – Juneau Alaska tourists said when visiting with a vehicle. We counted on the Ferry to transport us to an Alaskan port connected to the rest of roadway system. Despite the helplessness, we were pleasantly surprised by the unexpected adventures in Juneau in our 2.5 weeks there.

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