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“Walk into this calendar picture” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells
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Ranked #1 of 102 things to do in Aspen
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Walk into this calendar picture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

It was surreal. The beauty of this peaceful place is overwhelming. It is worth a trip from anywhere. I visited in September as the Aspen trees hit their peak golden color. I highly recommend a hike in the area to get away from all the other picture taking tourists. Listen to the Aspen tree leaves rustle in the wind in the woods -- you will enjoy it.

Visited September 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Breath-taking views !!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

This specatcular site, a short 8 -mile drive from downtown Aspen, did not dissapoint. The views are Postcard-worthy, with two huge snow-caped mountains centered between two pine-covered valleys slopping down to a spectacular lake, where the mountains reflect in all their splendor. The drive itself is gorgeous, up the Aspen Highlands, with may aspen trees turning gold among snow-covered ground, and fabulous Mountain homes,for a perfect Fall day. Well worth seeing !!!!

Visited October 2013
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

The top of the Rockies, a must to everyone that visits Aspen...in winter wrap up warmly, it's usually windy up there...

Visited October 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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94 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“My favorite place in Colorado”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

I live in Colorado and have had a chance to travel across the state. Hands down, my favorite place is the Maroon Bells. It's worth the short hike up to Crater Lake where it's a bit less crowded and you still have breathtaking views. Enjoy!

Visited October 2013
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful and Breathtaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

The Maroon Bells are a destination like no other. Hike the Crater Lake trail and spend 2 hours round trip in one of the most gorgeous, breathtaking places in our country. Bring a camera!

Visited October 2013
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