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Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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An ancient cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Mesa Verde National Park Tour
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One can see Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde’s largest cliff dwelling, from an observation platform above, but it is even better to take a guided tour to get up close. Our guide was a... read more

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Wisconsin
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One can see Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde’s largest cliff dwelling, from an observation platform above, but it is even better to take a guided tour to get up close. Our guide was a young ranger who was informative and enthusiastic and a major reason why the tour was so enjoyable. The one-hour tour required descending uneven steps, walking one-fourth mile,... More 

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Davis, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh my! You climb down a ladder, walk a short distance, and around a corner you see a fantastic village created in the side of the cliff. Once containing at least 150 rooms, this is an amazing, well preserved glimpse into the past. Rangers talk about the structures, the living habits, and culture of long-ago inhabitants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history of the park is incredible . We made sure to take in a free tour offered by the park rangers.

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Manor, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I incorrectly thought that getting to Cliff Palace was fast. We got there after a night of snowfall and it took us about 45 minutes to get through the 20 miles it takes to get from the entrance to Cliff Palace. It was WAY worth it! The view of Cliff Palace and the surrounding area is breathtaking! Getting from the... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

don't go to early in the morning the sun will behind behind the site and blind you, best to go closer to sunset for the best view.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us really enjoyed this tour. We really enjoyed the history and the architecture of the dwelling.

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Bishop, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long drive..... well worth it. It was a day full of adventure. A fantastic cultural and educational experience. One of my favorite national parks. We climbed and crawled to get to parts of the park. It was interesting to learn from the Park Rangers and imagine life of the inhabitants. Don't worry you can climb the ladders. I met two... More 

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I didn't even hike down to it because I'm afraid of ladders and there are a couple to go up when leaving, but I still definitely enjoyed see the structure from the several view points on the cliff tops.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Closed for annual renovation in October but we had excellent views of it from the Cliff Palace loop road and the Mesa Top loop road. All roads well maintained and well signed.

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We had t planned on visiting Mesa Verde but decided to go when we had an extra 1/2 day. Boy was it worth it! Make sure to watch the video at the museum/visitor center. You will understand so much more and so much better!

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