The ride was scenic, but the view from up on high was truly stunning. I think a sunny winter day, as we had, must be the best. Make sure you go up to the weather station on the boardwalk. Take your time. Be prepared for wind, and for it perhaps to be warmer than you expect. Don't expect anything special in the cafe. It's less than basic, and staffed by people who appear not to care. Check out the webcam (google will get it for you) before going, so you know if it will be worth it. It's not cheap, so that will be a real help. But do go if you can. It's stunning up there.
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