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Address: Aspen Highlands, Aspen, CO
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Truly the most stunning place - it's not to be missed on a visit here! Catching sight of a moose is a highlight if you're lucky

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Basalt, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Truly the most stunning place - it's not to be missed on a visit here! Catching sight of a moose is a highlight if you're lucky

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Colorado is full of iconic mountains and vistas. If you are interested in the prettiest overall mountains, I would tell you to go north of Durango in the San Juan mountain range. having said that, the most photographed location ( in this case a mountain as well) is Maroon Bells. Two of Colorado's "fourteeners" rise above mirror lake. you arrive... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful and it is really nice there is a bus ride there There are many people going there and taking pictures so sometimes you need to be patient to get good shots.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

During season, you have to drive after the bus hours, but it is a beautiful ride both up a down. You can can take a number of hikes if you so desire.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing views of these iconic mountains. Best to go during the week as it's very crowded on the weekends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful! Took the hike to Crater Lake. Nice 3.6 mile moderate hike. Well worth the effort.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A short ride out of Aspen on Route 82 is simply an easy, beautiful walk. The scenery is breathtaking. There are two extended walks to two different lakes - the walk to Crater Lake involves an increase in altitude (above the 9500 feet where the trail begins) so it is more challenging. During their busy season most visitors are bussed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

After a short visit to downtown Aspen we hi-tailed it out of town to the much more natural, amazingly beautiful nearby area of Maroon Bells. A short drive into the park ($10 entry fee per vehicle) and a short walk to the lake yielded spectacular views of mountains, trees, water and skyline. Photo buffs will absolutely love this place. Seeking... More 

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

You only need to hike a short distance to see this picturesque place. Hearing that it is one of the most photographed places in CO, it was top of our list of places to see and it did not disappoint. It was snowing when we were there and it was just amazing to see 1st hand what everyone talks about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Awesome ride from lodge to Maroon Bells. 8 miles of climbing and a fast, fun descent! I try and do it a few times each visit!

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