Today's itinerary includes the morning kennel tour. Learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing with an included stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel. You'll be amazed to learn about this fascinating sport, the musher, the dogs and even get to hold a future champion puppy in your arms. After this authentic visit, we won't be surprised if you are ready to run "The Last Great Race" yourself. Late morning, continue south by motorcoach and explore the unique town of Talkeetna. Open afternoon and evening for optional activities in Talkeetna. Overnight in one of the finest lodges in Alaska, the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge with great views of Mt. Denali (weather permitting).