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Coolest Vacations for Dog Lovers: Iditarod

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Iditarod, Alaska

A thousand miles of absolute wilderness, temperatures cold enough to freeze boiling coffee before it hits the ground, and days the sun barely bothers to rise above the horizon. Perfect conditions for an epic dog race. The Iditarod, held each March, stretches more than a thousand miles from Anchorage to Nome through the depths of the Alaskan winter. Come for the big party at the start, or try to find a bit of floor space in Nome to rent for the finish. The dogs can do the run in nine days and still have energy left to put on the biggest howling concert on earth after crossing the finish line. iditarod.com


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