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Maroon Bells

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Address: Aspen Highlands, Aspen, CO
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These are apparently the most photographed mountains in North America, and for good reason. Although we visited in September, it was 34 degrees when we went to see the sunrise at... read more

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West Milford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

These are apparently the most photographed mountains in North America, and for good reason. Although we visited in September, it was 34 degrees when we went to see the sunrise at the Maroon Bells. It's an easy walk to the picturesque lake and you will find MANY people with tripods and cameras ready to snap photos once the sun comes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Maroon Bells is to Aspen, Colorado, what the Grand Tetons are to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The beautiful panoramic vistas are picture postcard material. Maroon Bells are two peaks in the Elk Mountains, separated by about a third of a mile. They are on the border between Pitkin County and Gunnison County in the White River National Forest, about 12... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bells have to be seen. It's just so perfectly picturesque. With that said, if mountains were at the mall this would be the experience. PEOPLE PEOPLE and more PEOPLE. They just keep coming. If you want a semi-solitude experience you must arrive prior to 8am or after 5pm. We backpacked west maroon pass and the trail was also quite... More 

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Morrison, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You absolutely cannot take a bad picture here! It is postcard material, even if it's just a pic with your phone. Must go early during the summer months if you want to drive there. Otherwise you must take a bus there from town. We only stopped for a little while early in the morning to get a few amazing pictures.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove to maroon bells from the hotel Jerome in their courtesy Mercedes to be amazed at the beauty of this spot. Not many tourists in the mud season to share it with which was great

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a day off from skiing in Snowmass and drove to maroon bells. The drive itself was worth the trip , snow covered mountains , pine trees, beautiful houses, once you arrive you are stunned by the beauty and tranquility of the place

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Maroon Bells in late September, the peak season for viewing the beautiful golden color the aspen trees changed to during this time. It was very crowded. The paid parking at the Aspen Highlands was full so we had to find roadside parking. The shuttle ride to Maroon Lake from Aspen Highlands cost $8 per ticket and the driver gave... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hiking for all levels -- you can go for a short hike that just about anyone can manage or go as far as you possibly can - some of Colorado's best scenery -- You have to arrange to take a bus

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Bells 3 times while visiting Aspen. The weather didn't cooperate but I did manage to get a few good pics. Beautiful to see the mountains in person.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AMAZING location! Took snowmobile tour out to see bells...absolutely gorgeous! Highly recommend going up in winter months, completely magical!!

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