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Mount McKinley

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking
Description: America's tallest peak, this 20,320-foot mountain is the most famous part of this national park.
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Southbury, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We were lucky and were able to view the Mtn on a clear day!! Stopped again on our way back and couldn't see it all so we were very fortunate we had such a clear day to view it!

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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had a week of rainy, cloudy weather while in Alaska. Finally on the last day we had beautiful and we saw the mountain with not so much as a cloud in front of it. Pictures cannot begun to describe the beauty and size of this mountain. Amazing!!

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Chatham, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We were very fortunate to travel to Denali on a clear sunny day and were able to see the mountain perfectly! We joined the 30% of tourists who actually get a good view to the mountain. On the scenic dome train the next day, fog, clouds and rain obscured any chance of seeing Denali, so we counted our blessings to... More

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double oak
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I flew with Denali Summit Flight, up to see the top of Mt. McKinley. This is the only flight that will get you to view the top, depending on weather. Dramatic view of the mountain from both sides of the plane. I never will forget this experience.

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Nevada City, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I flew with Kantishna Air around Denali to get to Kantishna for a weeks vacation..the Mountain is huge, very beautiful I loved it so much I went back 3 times last summer !! 1 time this summer and another booked for next week.....

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Baltimore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Blessed to have had 3 completely clear days when we were there. Best view is from Talkeetna - on the river raft tour!

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Layton, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We liked being able to get into the Park and see Mt McKinley as close as possible. The views from start to finish were amazing, majestic, incredible, and awe-inspiring. We were able to see a lot of the mountain in the area we flew into, and it just takes your breath away.

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Park is all natural -allow a full day bus trip. Rest stops every 1.5 hrs on the bus, The green bus is great.

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wales
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Once in a lifetime experience did a trip in a small fixed wing plane and actually landed on the glacier amazing. The sky was clear and the sun shining , spent about 20 mins walking on the glacier. Do it ! Do it !

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

When we went to Denali, we just got lucky and we got to see Mt. Mckinley! It was absolutely astounding! But usually, you don't get to see it because of the weather, so it blocks the peak from your vision.

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