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Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway

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Address: 18300 W Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO
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Amazing views

A wonderful drive near Lookout Mountain. The views are breathtaking. Everywhere you look it's just seeing beauty for miles. Highly recommend this drive. Does have a few hairpin... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful drive near Lookout Mountain. The views are breathtaking. Everywhere you look it's just seeing beauty for miles. Highly recommend this drive. Does have a few hairpin turns but they were no big deal for us.

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In mid-October, the route was not especially busy and we saw great views of the foothills on the first day of our trip. There are amazing bikers on the steep and winding route, but plenty of room for all. The historic stops along the way were a good way to get a taste of old Colorado, with time to stretch... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is absolutely breathtaking. Recommend stopping at the amphitheatre for an amazing experience. Signage could be better along the route

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Orlando
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Sure the fall colors are always a matter of timing, but even without the beautiful colors this is a must drive with great views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Denver, but wanted to see some fall colors and spend time up and out of the city. The Lariat Loop provided just what we were looking for! The Loop has several stops along the way: Buffalo Bill Museum, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Dinosaur Ridge, Coors Brewery... just to name a few. It's a beautiful, diverse drive with a... More 

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Providence, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We hooked onto the Lariat Loop Scenic Byway after our visit to Buffalo Bill's attraction. There are many signs to keep you on the Byway as well as an informative brochure. You'll see lots of Colorado's beautiful scenery. We stopped at Evergreen Lake for a leisurely lunch under a nice shade tree. We walked along the lake's pathway watching people... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great mountain drive for both tourists and locals alike. Actually known as Lariat Loop Scenic and Historic Byway, It passes by many parks, museums and historical sites, as well as a lot of beautiful foothills scenery near Denver. Be sure to look it up on the internet to get points of interest too numerous to mention here, including Buffalo Bill... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had to go to a wedding and we were taken this way on the bus. I never knew these places existed. There were these beautiful creeks and mountains that seemed to touch the sky. They were so big and really you couldn't believe what you were seeing. Colorado is one of the most gorgeous states I've ever been to.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you aren't in a hurry, this is a perfect drive. We actually only did half - the freeway was so crowded, we decided to take it and glad we did. We stopped along the way to see the views and at some parks.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a great drive into the mountains, while still being close to the big city, at least relatively close. Nice scenic views with many points of access. Hiking trails abound if you want to get out in nature for a bit. Photo opportunities galore here. A nice drive to "get away" while still being close.

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