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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
Phone Number: 9705294465
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If you go to Mesa Verde, you cannot leave without doing this tour! This was something our 5 and 11 year old will remember for the rest of their lives! The ladders were so much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Zack D
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Salem, Oregon
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Salem, Oregon
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you go to Mesa Verde, you cannot leave without doing this tour! This was something our 5 and 11 year old will remember for the rest of their lives! The ladders were so much fun and getting a glimpse into how the native people survived in such harsh conditions is something I'm sure we all will never forget. Make... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of four will remember this tour for a VERY long time. It is beautifully scenic and full of history. The walk and the climbs were no problem for our group. In the late afternoon it is mostly shaded. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. This stop is WELL worth seeing and is great for families on a... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is worth the time and money. It's fun to really get up in the cliff dwelling up steep, long ladders, weaving through sandstone wedges and finally into the Balcony House. The view is gorgeous and the community detail was awesome. Getting out is equally a blast - more steep ladders and sandstone steps up the cliff face. Many... More 

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Floresville, United States
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must tour you need to take. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. This is the only way you can see this up close! So interesting.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mesa Verde is out of the way but a fantastic example of the habitations of a group of nomadic Paleo-Indians known as the Foothills Mountain Complex. Don't expect Mayan or Aztec ruins but you'll really enjoy the well-restored complexes you'll find here.

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Lombard, Illinois
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the highlights of our month-long road trip, especially for my 10 year old son. We had arrived at the visitor center the day before and the tours were all booked that day. Luckily we were camping at the campground within the park (Morefield) so we booked the first tour the next day (9AM). The kids (ages... More 

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Irving, Texas
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were grandparents traveling with our grandchildren - all of us enjoyed the climb and bit of adventure at Balcony house. The museums were interesting, a good look at the early Indians of the area.

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Thank JZS50
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a cool tour, because you could climb in and through the house. The house wasn't that big, and you couldn't see it completely. You have to climb a 30 foot ladder, squeeze through a small tunnel, and climb up 2 more ladders and hand holds with a steep drop off (and a fence) on the way out. This... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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185 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Balcony House tour had many kids (some were 3 years old) and they had no problem with the hike or ladders. Guide was very patient and answered all questions.

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New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great experience. Very nice park. Lots of wildlife. Very interesting site. Our guide, Spencer, was awesome. He was very knowledgeable, friendly, great with kids, very interesting. He really made our visit enjoyable!

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