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“A truly beautiful drive!”

Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Ranked #4 of 288 things to do in Tucson
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A truly beautiful drive!”
Reviewed May 2, 2013

This is always beautiful! The changes in scenery and going from cactus to pine, as well as incredible rock formations on the drive (there are lay bys, so you can safely stop & photograph). The town of Summerhaven at the top of the drive is very pleasant - enjoy a treat! Perhaps a ride on the ski lift? Fun for the kids of all ages!

Visited April 2013
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Kelowna, Canada
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71 reviews
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“Winding, breathtaking road and views!”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Well we were quite unprepared for the beauty of this road up Mt Lemmon. There are tons of places to pull over, enjoy the peace and the stupendous views. What was great was that the higher you got the closer you could see the road high above you! Well worth driving this road - really different!

Visited April 2013
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Vancouver
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“We did the bicycle hill climb.”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

Fantastic scenery all the way up. Great road surface with a nice wide bike lane. Make sure to bring lots of water.

Visited April 2013
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Wayland, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
240 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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“Scenic day getaway”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

What a thrilling and scenic drive, going from Sonoran desert the alpine habitat in. One hour's drive. The rock for nations are amazing. Lots of trail heads to chose from at various elevations.

Visited April 2013
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South America
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Wonderful views”
Reviewed April 27, 2013

The climb 9,000 plus feet via a well maintained road is quiet nice. The homemade fudge sold at the General Store is the best.

Visited April 2013
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