Death Valley and Grand Canyon Tour
This is a trip guide. We had a 5 day Trip to Sin City and wanted to vist the Area around Las Vegas. The trip itself was planned before and worked out perfectly
Dies ist Teil unseres Trips in den Südwesten der USA im Feb. 2012. Der Trip war sorgfältig im Vorfeld geplant und es stellte sich heraus das die Umsetzung absolut relaxt und empfehlenswert ist.
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California, 92328 Las Vegas
Absent wrote on 19-08-2010 “I have very good memories from that beautiful area: this is one of the area with the highest temperature on the globe, but the landscapes are absolutely beautiful there: full of colors, burned and smashed by the sun. The rocks from there come from different underground layers. A lunar experience! ...” more...
Badwater Rd., Death Valley National Park, CA 92328 Las Vegas
benshipley wrote on 03-02-2010 “You reach Artists Drive off the road south from Furnace Creek to Badwater in the southern section of the park. The Drive is a loop that begins and ends on Badwater Road and runs one way south to north. You have to watch carefully for the entrance - it isn't obvious. The fuss here is over the...” more...
Death Valley National Park, California, Las Vegas
760 786 2345
benshipley wrote on 12-01-2010 “There are only two places to stay and/or eat in Death Valley National Park itself, the Furnace Creek Ranch and the Furnace Creek Inn. The Inn is very expensive, for high-end travelers, and closes in summer. The Ranch is open year-round and much more reasonable, but older and more down to earth. ...” more...
Death Valley Scenic Byway, Route 190, Death Valley National Park, , CA 92328 Las Vegas
benshipley wrote on 17-02-2010 “In ancient times, there were two distinct periods when Death Valley was covered by a vast lake of water. Land movements in this, the youngest region of America (geologically speaking), caused the lakes to dry up, while tilting the land up to the east. The resulting badlands were formed by some of...” more...
Route 190, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328 Las Vegas
benshipley wrote on 24-01-2010 “One of my biggest travel disappointments was the first time we drove from Los Angeles to Las Vegas through the Mojave Desert. Where I had expected to find Lawerence of Arabia among the sand dunes, we found a uniformly flat, ugly, grey surface littered with rocks, trash, and tumbleweed. We have...” more...
Scottys Castle Rd (North Hwy), Death Valley National Park, CA 92328 Las Vegas
benshipley wrote on 05-02-2010 “Slot canyons are formed when sudden flash floods gouge deep cracks out of the soft alluvial sandstone of a desert floor. Over millenia, the cracks can deepen to 20 meters or more without ever widening at the bottom to more than a meter. Rock falls (called "dry falls") often block these remote, steep...” more...
Route 374, Death Valley National Park, NV 89003 Las Vegas
Las Vegas Boulevard 3600, Nevada, NV 89109 Las Vegas
mc10 wrote on 21-10-2012 “First time in Vegas and stayed in the Bellagio for 10 nights. Fantastic hotel. Very clean and spacious.Maid service is also very good (very accommodating and friendly).I must mention the Bellgio buffet. We had the breakfast buffet, which cost $19.99 per person. The morning...” more...
duhdave wrote on 09-07-2011 “When we were travelling from NY to LA, we didn't actually plan to visit the Grand Canyon. But when we approached LA, I took a look outside the airplane window and I saw the magnificent beauty of the Grand Canyon below us. It looked amazing from that height, something I have never seen before. And...” more...