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Death Valley Explorer Tour by Tour Trekker
"Your professionally guided Death Valley adventure by Luxury Tour Trekker a one-of-a-kind high-end custom built all terrain vehicle takes you to Death Valley. You'll also pass the The sea level sign - a popular visitor attraction and photo opportunity. Nearly a mile above the Badwater salt flats is Dante's View a classic Death Valley vista. Located just a few miles west of the California–Nevada border near Death Valley National Park no journey to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to this unique and inspiring destination. Then
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Death Valley Explorer Tour by Tour Trekker
"Your professionally guided Death Valley adventure by Luxury Tour Trekker a one-of-a-kind high-end custom built all terrain vehicle takes you to Death Valley. You'll also pass the The sea level sign - a popular visitor attraction and photo opportunity. Nearly a mile above the Badwater salt flats is Dante's View a classic Death Valley vista. Located just a few miles west of the California–Nevada border near Death Valley National Park no journey to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to this unique and inspiring destination. Then
From $265.00
 
Death Valley Explorer Tour by Tour Trekker
"Your professionally guided Death Valley adventure by Luxury Tour Trekker a one-of-a-kind high-end custom built all terrain vehicle takes you to Death Valley. You'll also pass the The sea level sign - a popular visitor attraction and photo opportunity. Nearly a mile above the Badwater salt flats is Dante's View a classic Death Valley vista. Located just a few miles west of the California–Nevada border near Death Valley National Park no journey to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to this unique and inspiring destination. Then
From $265.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Death Valley National Park

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Sunrise

Just watched daylight slowly break over Telescope Peak. The sun crept slowly past the thin grayish clouds, burning them into a pinkish orange color that is unlike any I have ever seen. The sky slowly...
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Hot enought for you?

Then highest recorded air temperature in Death Valley is 134 degrees f. The highest recorded ground temperature is 201 degrees f, just lower than the boiling point of water. I also read that...
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Experience nature, geology, and history!

Water spread as far as the eye could see, eighty miles north to south, ten miles east to west, in a lake so vast and a mountain valley so steep that it had to be hundreds of feet in depth. Melting ice...
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Rhyolite, ghost town

Just outside of the park to the northwest lies Rhyolite, an old mining ghost town. It is chocked full of abandoned buildings reminiscent of a mining town that went bankrupt decades ago. The jail,...
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Amargosa Opera House

The Amargosa Opera House is located in Death Valley Junction, a tiny town that is about 10 miles east of the park entrance on the drive in from Las Vegas (and about 30 miles east of Furnace Creek)....
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Panamint Valley

Panamint Valley is a desolate valley that is west of and parallel to Death Valley. The scenery is similar to that offered by Death Valley, but there are far fewer people. In an hour of driving on...
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Close up on a Charcoal kiln

Of course, if you have driven this dirt road, you know what to expect, however, it makes quite a shock when you all of a sudden discover them after the bend of the road. They were built at the end of...
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Those bad badlands

The extreme heat is not the only reason why Death Valley is a virtually lifeless zone. This land was once covered with water. When the lakes evaporated, clay deposits were left behind. These hardened...
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Ubehebe Crater

Ubehebe crater symbolizes the otherworldly nature of Death Valley's landscape. The crater, which is the product of a volcanic explosion, is located near Scotty's Castle. A trail leads around the steep...
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Twilight

Twilight and sunrise are the best times to view the park. While I generally prefer sunrises, there's something special about sitting on the ledge after a long day of hiking and watching the sun fade...
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Darwin

Darwin is somewhere between Lone Pine and Death Valley. The first white travelers to pass through the area were the Death Valley. Erasmus Darwin French came through on a search for the Lost Gunsight...
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Lippincott Mine Road

This one doesn't even show up on the park service map...for good reason. Want a short-cut out of the Racetrack? Then wander down the perilis Lippincott Mine Road!From the Desert USA website: "The...
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Eureka Dunes I!

These dunes are the best! They put the easily accessible Kelso Dunes to shame. Seemingly out of nowhere these dunes rise from the desert floor as though they had just been dumped there. If you can...
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The Racetrack I

The Racetrack is a 2.8 mile by 1.3 mile playa or dry lakebed that is, "firm, flat and vegetation free". This playa is named the Racetrack due to its oval shape and the rock outcropping at one end is...
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Top Things to Do in Death Valley National Park

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Sand Dunes

Mesquite Dunes is a great place to watch the sunset. As with any sunset, much of the colors occur after the sunset sets below the horizon. Mesquite Dunes is no different. I found the best colors...
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Dante's View

This is one long drive to get to a pretty good view of the Badwater Basin. The last section is very steep but it is paved all the way. Vehicles with trailers are prohibited because of the tight turns...
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Badwater

Badwater Basin is the lowest point in North America being 282 feet below sea level. At the point on Badwater Road is a well done interpretive area with a boardwalk out into the basin and interpretive...
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Artist's Drive

Artist's Drive is a 9 mile (one way) road through Death Valley's most colorful scenery. As of November, 2004, the Artist's Drive road remained closed due to the damage from the summer floods, and was...
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Scottys Castle

Walter Scott also known as Scotty began living in the castle after Albert Johnson past away. Scotty died in 1954. He had become a bit of a tourist attraction himself and frequently allowed people to...
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Harmony Borax Mines

What looks like snow in the picture are Borax deposits. This mining history was what gave birth to old 20 mule team borax ad campaign of the 50s and 60s during old western TV shows. Not much mining...
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Top 5 Death Valley National Park Writers

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Basaic

"Basaic Death Valley National Park Page"
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blueskyjohn

"Death Valley"
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JLBG

"Death Valley ? No, a valley of flowers !"
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Yaqui

"~ Blooming with life!~"
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SteveOSF

"Into the Valley of Death..."
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