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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
Activities: Group tours/walking tour

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You will never forget your visit to Mesa Verdi

My wife and I visited with two friends in June of 1982 and I can remember it as if it was yesterday. The climb up the ladder to access Baloney House was scary but the crawl thru... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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Boca Raton, Florida
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575 reviews 575 reviews
259 attraction reviews
474 helpful votes 474 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

There's some climbing and crawling involved in exploring this interesting site, but it's worth the effort. Wear comfortable shoes. Read up on the site before you visit it.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My wife and I visited with two friends in June of 1982 and I can remember it as if it was yesterday. The climb up the ladder to access Baloney House was scary but the crawl thru the tunnel and climb up the ladders and stone face with only a chain to hold onto hundreds of feet above the valley... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We did this tour not well prepared in that we did not know what to expect and failed to take water and proper attire. In spite of that, am glad we did it but would not attempt again. Once thru the tunnel and thinking the worst is over, you have to climb a rock fave with a poorly anchored chain... More 

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Ruskin, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is one of the Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellings in which you actually get to get up close and personal with the dwellings. You have a ton of steps and ladders to maneuver and have to crawl at times to get to the site. But you can actually see and touch the dwellings up close.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was a great experience! Not only hearing and seeing and actually being on a place with so much history, but also the crawling through tunnels and climbing ladders was lots of fun. Had a great time!

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We really liked the history and the carvings. The views are awesome too. There is some climbing on this tour, which was fun too.

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minnesota
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133 reviews 133 reviews
36 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were very lucky to get a tour guide who was very well versed in the areas history and about the ruins. She did and excellent job and everyone in the group was captivated by what she had to say about the ancient ruins.

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Okc
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122 reviews 122 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We enjoyed this stop also. We'll worth seeing several of the cliff dwellings if you make the effort to get here.

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San Diego
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

What an interesting piece of history. I am terrified of heights but somehow managed to climb the 32 foot ladder to get inside balcony house. Don't miss this!

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Perth, Australia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The balcony house is really interesting and a lot of fun because you need to go down stairs, through tunnels and up and down ladders to get into and out of it. So more like an adventure than a tour. For only $4 you get a ranger led experience with fantastic stories and lots of interesting information. Very well preserved... More 

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