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Mesa Verde Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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National Association for Interpretation Certified (NAI) professional guides make the history of Mesa Verde come alive with captivating storytelling of a people who evolved from hunter-gatherers into a culture known for agriculture, intricate artistry, and architecture. Your expert guide will explain the fascinating architectural details, as well as local flora and fauna, artifacts and natural resources and their significance to the Ancestral Puebloans. Guided Mesa Verde tours begin in our comfortable coaches as they transport you to Chapin Mesa. Short walks on simple trails take you to the earliest Mesa Top sites and to the magnificent and more adventurous Cliff Palace – the largest and most awe-inspiring cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park.
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“cliff dwellings” (27 reviews)
“mesa verde” (64 reviews)
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Mesa Verde National Park, CO
Ways to Experience Mesa Verde Colorado
USD 47 per adult
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USD 39 per adult
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"national park"
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"cliff dwellings"
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"mesa verde"
in 64 reviews
"balcony house"
in 38 reviews
"bus driver"
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"far view lodge"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 4 reviews
"learning experience"
in 3 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 12 reviews
"pit houses"
in 9 reviews
"palace tour"
in 11 reviews
"four hours"
in 5 reviews
"visitor center"
in 16 reviews
"bucket list"
in 8 reviews
"a special place"
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"winding road"
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"physical limitations"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were blown away by our day here! We did two different tours - Cliff Palace and Balcony House. We wish we’d had more time to go back and do Long House. They were unbelievable! We got to the Visitor’s Center around 9:30 and the...More

Thank LISA B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We paid a small fee to view various cliff dwellings guided by the always knowledgeable and passionate Park Rangers. No matter how many tours they give these folks do a great job with good humor while educating the general public with grace and dedication. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. We learned a lot of history and it was amazing to see the architecture from the past. Great day and great family fun. We did not pay for any tours-we went on the ones by ourselves. You can get...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully educational and spectacular park. A few points of note though. It makes sense to book tickets in advance for the guided tours available to specific locations within the park. We booked in Durango visitors centre. This saves queuing and disappointment. Park entrance and visitors...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic one hour Ranger guided tour to Cliff Palace. $5 per person. It was easier that it appeared, yes lots of steps and a few ladder climbs but the view was fantastic!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been 30 years since my last visit to Mesa Verde and it is still AMAZING! I used my National Park pass and saved a lot of money on the entrance fee! Oct was a perfect time to visit....beautiful weather!.not too hot..not crowded due...More

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our recent visit to Mesa Verde National Park gave a stunning peek back in time, when Pueblo Indians lived in cliff dwellings for nearly 700 years, perched precariously hundreds of feet up on sheer canyon walls. What ever took them there in the first place...More

Thank Ted D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First stop in the park is at the Visitor Center where you can book tickets for current day or next day tours. Only $8 each we booked Long House and Cliff Palace and spent afternoon driving through the park to explore. Takes an hour to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the cliff palace with a Ranger. It was totally awesome. Bear in mind that you have to Climb up and down many steps and several ladders. It was well worth it. Really amazing.

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nola48
14 March 2017|
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Response from thladywanderer |
You can purchase tickets up to two days in advance, but it has to be in person.
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MDARKTraveler
5 March 2017|
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Response from Bonnie V | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Would check out the website.
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rda47
11 September 2016|
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Response from tuckeroneproperties |
They have a website VisitMedaVerde
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