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“Beautiful drive! ”

Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway
Ranked #1 of 320 things to do in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard not to stop every chance you get! Never imagined we would see the mountain side filled with the large cacti. It is awesome. Went to the summit, stopped for a cookie. Considered the ski lift, but ran out of time.
It was 25 degrees cooler at the top.

Thank Leah P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot express how beautiful and relaxing it is. Its great to bike, camp, walk, ski, and just relax. It's absolutely worth a trip there. Went with my husband and some friends. I highly recommend visiting.

Thank SeafoodyGal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful drive to the top of Mount Leaman. Great pull overs to stop and take breath taking pictures. You should bring a sweater or light jacket, when we started up the drive it was 89F when we got to the top (8, 000ft.) It was a cool 67F. Well worth the drive.

Thank 1bigred
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Escape the heat, drive up the incredibly beautiful Mt Lemmon scenic parkway to the Alpine forest awaiting you. Have lunch on the deck of The Iron Foor and stroll across the street for a beautiful ride up the chairlift and enjoy the panoramic vista of Tucson. The absolute best day drive in Tucson. Plenty of wonderful hikes and picnic areas available also. Camping and rock climbing , trails and wildlife. Tucson at its best!!

Thank GoodTimeBillyPeaches
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the drive to the top is beautiful, if you have never driven in the mountains you must take care. there are plenty of areas where you can stop and enjoy the view.

Thank redinked
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