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“awesome” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells
Aspen Highlands, Aspen, CO
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Ranked #1 of 28 Attractions in Aspen
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Massachusetts
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“awesome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There was a packed bus that shuttled us up to Maroon Bells. Buses leave every 15 minutes so theres no worry about missing one. The ride up the mountain was informative as the driver told us what we might expect to see. We did see some birds along the ride. Once there, the views are awesome. It's a beautiful walk. There's a river that runs along the side of the trail. It's beautiful.

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“If you are in Aspen, Do not miss the maroons.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a treat!
If you are in Aspen, one of the very first things that you have to visit are the maroon bells.
Take the bus from the Highlands or ride your bike if you feel energetic, around 13 miles uphill.
It's a beautiful ride and once you get there it's breathtaking.
The views are great and everything is so well taken care of,that is a pleasure!
At the top you'll find rangers that will show you the way and will answer any questions.
The lake is so clear that makes you want to dive in.
If you feel like hiking,there is avery nice hike that will take you to another lake, it will take a little bit more than an hour.
On your way down stop at the pizza place (ale house) at the highlands, it's delicious!

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Bunch, Oklahoma
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“Beautiful mountains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Normally, a place like this is over hyped, but not here. They may be the most beautiful mountain peaks in Colorado and with a bus ride, you don't have to fight the traffic.

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Davie, Florida, United States
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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One of the most scenic and breathtaking area I have been to. The trail to the second lake takes about 75 minutes and you need to be in some sort of shape to make it. Also, bring bug spray as the mosquitos are prevalent in the summer as you get closer to the Lake.

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“Outstanding scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The bus drive includes an interesting talk by the bus driver. It is amazing to see all the paths of past avalanches. There are various trails to walk by the lake and beyond. The wild flowers are so colorful. Don't miss this great spot.

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