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Rocky Mountains

CO
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Ranked #32 of 1,588 Attractions in Colorado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Mountains, Geologic Formations
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Scenic Colorado mountain range.
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Walled Lake, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

So many places to see. nature at its finest. From the top of the peaks to the bottom of a waterfall its simply beautiful. Wild life when you least expect it. And when you want to find it just ask a park ranger, they try to keep track where you can spot some elk or rams. Trails from easy to... More

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Golden, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had a great time enjoying the views and taking lots of pictures. Met people from all over the United States.

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Erie, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I'm a private tour guide for RMNP, and it is truly my home away from home. I breath easier up in my mountains. Colorado is just so beautiful. There are so many wonders in the park. The Alluvial Fan, for instance. It came into existence due to a flood just over 30 years ago, and now just last year, there... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Going to the Rocky Mountains, whether in a car, hiking, biking, whatever you choose is indescribable! You must see and realize it will be a spiritual experience! Possibly life changing! I've been to the Rockies in Colorado many times and it never gets old!

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Broomfield, CO
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is such a general attraction that I do not know how to explain it. From the national and state parks to all of the different small towns and vistas along the roads you cannot go wrong. Come to Colorado and check it out!

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Dayton, OH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Busy on a Monday but so much to see. Saw a herd of elk and big horn sheep on the way up to the Alpine Visitor Center. Lots of trails to hike off the beaten path. Views that leave you breathless...literally.

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Prescott, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Coming from Arizona, our first campsite was Hermosa Springs adjacent to Haviland Lake near Durango. Each spot is secluded. The host helped us by chopping wood and provided a map of nearby hikes. The hikes around the lake were short so we drove to find other trailheads. Next time we will buy the $4 hike book from the forest service.... More

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Massachussetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you love visiting National Park then this is one of those beautiful one! We went here in mid August which is basically peak summer in US and weather was cool at bottom. You definetely need light jacket when visiting this place due to cooler weather at higher alititude. Must do Trail Ridge road which starts from Estee Park entrance... More

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Olathe, Kansas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We've been through the various roads and trails of Rocky Mountain National Park and it never gets old. You just don't know what you will see around the next turn. We've toured this area in a car, jeep, truck, SUV, and hiked areas on foot. It's just breathtaking. Now having been here before, the pine beetle is really taking it... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My mom and I took a week and camped in the Rocky Mountains just outside of Denver. We stayed in the National Park. So many trails and things to do. Great for outdoors people. Haven't been since the legalization, but I would imagine it is even more fun now! :)

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