Imagine winding through a winter wonderland behind a pack of dogs as you take in the glorious mountain views. The wind is in your hair, you leave all traces of reality behind, and you make memories that will last a lifetime. This a typical day of dog sledding in Washington, and it’s one of the most fun and memorable excursions you can do during your Leavenworth vacation! If you want to try something that you’ll be talking about for years to come, this is the perfect activity for you!
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Amazing Dog Sledding in Washington Options
Northwest Dogsled Adventures
Meet the Flying Furs of Northwest Dogsled Adventures! These teams of beautiful dogs are formed from Iditarod veterans, racing champions, Siberian Huskies, Alaskans, and rescues. Not only will you have the opportunity to meet and play with them, but they will lead you on a thrilling journey through the Leavenworth wilderness. You will quickly discover how much these dogs love what they do as they pound through the snow and introduce you to some incredible mountain sights.
Of course, the fun doesn’t end there! Upon your return, you will be encouraged to continue interacting with the dogs and participate in their care and watering. It’s a great way to make new furry friends while embarking on the adventure of a lifetime.
Rates for Northwest Dogsled Adventures:
The company begins accepting reservations for the winter months beginning November 1st. A 50% deposit is required to confirm your tour date and time. Tours take place every Thursday through Monday from December 15 to March 2017 (weather permitting.)
1 Hour Tour (7 miles): $165 for adult and $110 for child under 80 pounds. Reservations must be made in advance on the company’s contact page.
An interesting fact about the SierraBlu Kennels sled team is that they are actually music video stars! They made an appearance as Macklemore’s dog team in his music video for “Can’t Hold Us” in 2013. Not only have they been featured on TV, but they are also weight-pulling champions and have brought home several gold medals. Now you can meet these beautiful celebrities for yourself!
Rides with the dogs of SierraBlu Kennels usually begins the first part of December, weather permitting. They will also be offering rides for the Leavenworth Christmas Tree Lighting celebration for 1 hour, 2 hour, and half hour excursions.
Rates for SierraBlu Kennels
Adults – $20
Children under 11 – $15
For free rides, be sure to visit Blackbird Island in Leavenworth for the IceFest celebration! They will be giving complimentary 5-8 minute rides with the team!
Take the Winter Vacation of a Lifetime With Pine River Ranch
Looking for a romantic escape this holiday season? Look no further than Pine River Ranch, a lovely bed and breakfast inn nestled in the Cascade mountains. We are the perfect alternative to generic Leavenworth hotels as we provide luxury suites adorned in rustic charm. A hot gourmet breakfast is delivered straight to your door each morning, and you’ll also enjoy convenience to Downtown Leavenworth and all the area’s local activities. Download your copy of our Free Vacation Guide today or reserve your spot for a dream mountain getaway.