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Lookout Mountain

Golden, CO
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Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Golden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
Description: Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

There wasn't anything wrong with lookout mountain, but the name maybe put my expectations a little high. There was one spot where you could look out over the mountain range, but a lot of trees blocked the view in most spots. Much better views from Pike's Peak and Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Winnie, Texas
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

After spending the day in Golden, we ended our visit with an evening drive to the top of Lookout Mountain and we are so glad that we did! Don't be afraid or hesitate to stop at the pull over places along the way - actually you will see one of the best views at the first one. When you get... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Considering the incredible views once you get up to Lookout Mountain the drive up wasn't bad at all. The only thing to be aware of are the bicyclists. They are everywhere and not necessarily sharing the road as the signs suggest:) You could clearly see downtown Denver!! We also toured the museum. A simple museum that was worth the five... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Nothing to dislike here. Mother Cabrini's Shrine, Buffalo Bills grave. Beautiful homes and the views are spectacular

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We've been several times in the past & know it to be fabulous. This time we went early morning, & think the view is better later in the day with the sun behind you. Also, it was very hazy (bad brown cloud/ozoneday?) so just want visitors to keep that in mind.

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West Valley City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

On a recent trip to the Denver Metro area we came up with some extra time before we had to catch our plane. We decided to drive up Lookout Mountain. We went up the south side and back down the northeast-ish way back to the City. This was a very scenic drive, not so very far from downtown Denver. It... More

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Calera, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was the favorite part of our Golden experience. We got to the top after many switchbacks in the road and got to get out and walk around and checkout the views from both sides. Could see Denver on one side and the Continental divide on the other, was so amazing!

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We recently visited lookout mountain while in Colorado so our indiana kids could experience some mountain views. Lookout mountain did not disappoint! We did not go thru the museum but we did tour the grave site, the little store and we took in the view from all viewing areas. Beware of the hundreds of cyclists who are trekking up and... More

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golden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Amazing scenery!! Love spending time in this area the landscapes and surrounding town are so prisitine!

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I had some time available during a business trip so I drove up to catch in the sights. Breathtaking. It's almost numbing how beautiful it is. I was there during a very quiet time so I had the whole area to myself. Seeing the cyclists is so humbling. Not much to do otherwise, but worth the drive.

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