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“"Breath Taking!!!!"”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Independence Pass

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Owner description: One of the state's highest paved passes. It runs from Twin Lakes to Aspen.
Twin Lakes, Colorado
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“"Breath Taking!!!!"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Wonderful drive from Denver to Leadville which is an old mining town full of history of Doc Holiday, Mr. Tabor and Baby Doe Tabor, Molly Brown and more. From Leadville drive through the village of Twin Lakes up and over the very scenic Independence Pass, be sure to bring a jacket so you can stop at the top and enjoy the alpine floral. Continue your drive to Aspen, stopping to shop and then a short drive to Glenwood Springs where you can relax in the hot springs pool. Very worth the drive!!!!!

Visited June 2013
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Colorado Springs
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720 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
“Some of the most stunning easy-to-reach scenery in Colorado”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2014

When family or friends visit me in Colorado and ask about a short weekend trip, I ALWAYS recommend a trip that includes a drive over Independence Pass. The scenery from the pass is simply stunning, and easy to enjoy for people of all physical abilities.

Visited August 2013
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Elizabeth, Indiana
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153 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Beautiful view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

This was a pleasant drive from Twin Lakes and provided us with an outstanding view of the surroundings.

Visited October 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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82 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The leaves will Amaze!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

If you travel over the pass during fall the Aspen trees make this an amazing journey. There are plenty of trailheads and parks to stop at. Don't miss the old ghost town near the top.

Visited September 2013
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near Seattle
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“High Pass with Snow in September”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

The unexpected weather added to the adventure. Will do it again when the views are better but the narrow road would be exciting anytime.

Visited September 2013
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