Travel Blogs from Death Valley National Park, United States

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The lowest point in the USA, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

The lowest point in the USA

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... to camp there but upon review of the temperatures and sites we thought it better to make a day trip out of it.   This National Park is only a couple hours away and takes almost as long to drive through as it take to drive to!  The place is ...

Death Valley – Im Schatten des Teufels, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley – Im Schatten des Teufels

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... unter Palmen ließ es sich noch ganz gut aushalten… Dann ging es in der morgendlichen Kühle weiter durchs Death Valley und seine öde, wilde und gleichzeitig faszinierende Landschaft. Bei der Harmony Borax Works (Mine) gehalten und uns über den ...

Death Valley..............., Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley...............

A travel blog entry by kptravel

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... Rather than just tootle back to LA the same way we came we decided to follow a loop route which takes in The Death Valley National Park, and catches the lower tip of the Sequoia National Park before finding the north western corner of LA. We set out, ...

Rocks that move, high clearance vehicle required., Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Rocks that move, high clearance vehicle required.

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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Denzil talked since last Death Valley visit about visiting the Racetrack. It's a long remote drive, on severe washboard terrain, requiring high clearance 4x4. Drove past again near crater hike, and asked about jeep rental for next day.  On the ...

Stovepipe Wells;  Sand Dunes and Artist's Drive, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Stovepipe Wells; Sand Dunes and Artist's Drive

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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Spent night at Stovepipe wells rv park. Much cheaper without electricity so did that. also saw the nearby sand dunes 100 feet tall.  also drove down the Artist's drive one way drive. ...

DEAD HOT IN DEATH VALLEY…., Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

DEAD HOT IN DEATH VALLEY….

A travel blog entry by toddfamily

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... heat that awaited us in Death Valley…. Flush from the beautiful Alpine-like meadows in Yosemite, we enjoyed a great drive to Death Valley following the Sierra Nevada most of the way and marvelling at the vast valley vistas before us. We stepped out ...

Bei 50 Grad Celsius im Tal des Todes, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Bei 50 Grad Celsius im Tal des Todes

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... 'er See war. Wir liefen also auf dem ehemaligen Meeresboden umher und dieses Gefühl hatte man auch tatsächlich. Das Death Valley liegt weit unter dem Meeresspiegel und würde normalerweise mit Grundwasser volllaufen. Tut es aber nicht, weil das Wasser ...

Death Valley National park - Day 1  - On the road, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley National park - Day 1 - On the road

A travel blog entry by ina01nl

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Death Valley National Park - Day 1 It was an early start of the day.....up at 5AM. Around 7 Eric was back with the rental car and we were ready to load our stuff into it. I had just my one backpack and my half empty daypack. Eric, on the other hand, had a ...

Death Valley's old mines, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley's old mines

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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Explored the gold, borax, and lead mines. the lead mine was remote near Racetrack area, and unmarked, so several open mines. Went into one for a ways, but smelled a gas and saw mouse droppings so left ...

Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by snowqueen

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... our drive to Death Valley, this was fairly easy- a very straight drive through barren, desert land.  When we reached Death Valley National Park itself, it was amazing- the sparse land for miles, and then a mountain, or a canyon rising up from the ...

Death Valley : désert, silence et hot springs, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley : désert, silence et hot springs

A travel blog entry by loupsvoyagent

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... seulement. Pas plus que deux mètres plus loin il y a une croix, pour quelqu’un moins chanceux… Welcome to Death Valley… Après cet accueil un peu macabre et en voyant le paysage aride, nous nous sommes dit que nous n’allons pas ...

"When they say"Death"they really mean it !!

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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Got into Furnace Creek campground and it was HOT! Just enjoyed the spot for the rest of the day and met a great couple Mike and Julie. $12 per night. Ice is about $6 with tax. Gas is $5.50 per gal. Fill up before you come.   Next morning off to ...

Hot in Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, CA, United States travel blog

Hot in Death Valley

A travel blog entry by hanscomxcountry

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... to beat the heat in Death Valley.  We were on the road at 5:30am and we arrived at Furnace Creek Visitors Center in Death Valley National Park at about 8:00 am.  The temperature at that time was 104 degrees at 190 feet below sea level and it was ...

Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by vinomada

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... 8211; very hot inside and we were glad when we were back at daylight and getting ready for another day. We know now – Death Valley camping only with electricity. But since it is quite close to our new “hometown” and our business will be ...

Im Tal des Todes, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Im Tal des Todes

A travel blog entry by ruckzuckurlaub

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Um 6 Uhr machen wir uns heute auf den Weg ins Death Valley. Von Las Vegas aus sind das ca. 2 Stunden Fahrt. Am Vorabend haben wir die Nachrichten verfolgt, um Infos zum eintretenden Shutdown aller öffentlichen Einrichtungen zu erhalten, wollten uns aber ...

Adventures in the Life of a Road Warrior, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Adventures in the Life of a Road Warrior

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... he risked breaking other parts if he attempted to get to the hose. Now part of being a Road Warrior is being in all sorts of locations. Death Valley is no different, but in a way, a world of difference. 1: it is warm, like hot warm, 2: there are few ...

Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by franseninge

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July 9, from Bishop to Death Valley Sunny 30°C/86°F-35°C/95°F in the morning and   53°C/128°F in the afternoon   We slept poorly! Frans was awake from 03.30 and I finished sleeping at 04.00. So we killed time by playing Nintendo, ...

Change of plan, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Change of plan

A travel blog entry by stabe

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Anders als geplant überlegten wir uns heute Morgen nach dem Frühstück (Cream Cheese Bagels) ins Death Valley zu fahren und abends nach Vegas zurückzukehren. Die Fahrt dorthin dauert ca. 2,5 h. Nach Vegas kam außer Wüste nichts mehr, daher war die ...

Exploring Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Exploring Death Valley

A travel blog entry by hemingwayfamily

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Today we went on an explore of death valley. First we walked through the golden canyon. Then we drove down artists drive and went to artists palace which has all different colours in the rocks. Then we went to devils golf course which is a part of the ...

Heat, flowers and salt, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Heat, flowers and salt

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... it crunch beneath your feet and it was obviously wet.  Cool.  I took off after a bus load of tourists showed up. Death Valley does not have fences.  There are very few “keep out” signs.  With over 9000 acres of salt flats ...

Lookin for Wildflowers, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Lookin for Wildflowers

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... brushstrokes of yellow, orange and magenta. As expected and anticipated, the landscape changed dramatically as I passed the roadway sign announcing Death Valley. I've been here before, nearly 30 years ago – before my daughter was born – when I ...

Champagne Brunch Among the Wildflowers, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Champagne Brunch Among the Wildflowers

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... to salvage the day to shoot photos and have a champagne breakfast among the wildflowers. For those who are unfamiliar with Death Valley and its affairs, this year is the wildflower "Superbloom". ...

From the Cold Desert Morning into Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

From the Cold Desert Morning into Death Valley

A travel blog entry by szurszewski

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... gas and groceries and then we came upon Death Valley. The first overlook, coming from the west side, is quite dramatic [PHOTO_ID_BLOCK=death-valley-says-hello.jpg]  We had sort of skipped lunch, as we tend to do, and stopped at the last resort before ...

Ab in den Glutofen, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Ab in den Glutofen

A travel blog entry by olih

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... . Wir durchqueren in enger Kurvenfahrt in bunten Farben leuchtende Bergketten im Gebiet des Nationalparks, ehe wir das eigentliche Death Valley erreichen. Leider treten an unserem Auto wieder die Probleme mit den Bremsen auf. Mistkarre! Das Thermometer ...

Days 76 and 77: Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Days 76 and 77: Death Valley

A travel blog entry by jason_m_smith

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The following morning we set off to the Death Valley National Park.  The drive took us out into the desert and the landscape became more sparse as we progressed on the journey.  We entered the National Park and stopped off at Ziberski point. ...

Utah Part 2, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Utah Part 2

A travel blog entry by libbykay

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Capitol Reef National Park: hiked along the Fremont river to a nice viewpoint, then did a long hike through Cohab Canyon to the Hickman natural bridge hike. Canyonlands: This place was really cool, I did a long hike around a canyon, drove out to a great ...

Charcoal kilns 1879, & free Campground w/burro, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Charcoal kilns 1879, & free Campground w/burro

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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... ? Also near remote so free campground. In remote mountains with burros roaming the campground at night.  And also nearby National Parks former residences damaged by flood, but started remodeling, and left some alone, some part done, now off limits ...

One Last Trip to Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

One Last Trip to Death Valley

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... -in-law and grandkids in tow, look at wildflowers and then tow our RV back home. We finally picked up our truck and returned to Death Valley on Tuesday. It was dark, kids ran amuck while we made dinner. The kids found a dark place to view the sky and we ...

Tal des Todes, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Tal des Todes

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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... . So our VW had a tough day. But we did it without any problems. Auf unserem Weg nach LAs Vegas haben wir das Death Valley durchquert. Es ist dann doch ein wenig größer als das auf der KArte ausgesehen hat. Es gilbt gewaltige Höhenunterschiede wenn man ...

Warm spring water Olympic size pool, in desert?, Death Valley National Park, United States travel blog

Warm spring water Olympic size pool, in desert?

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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Death Valley sign of 91 degrees in November. Next to that is Furnace Creek Campground. You can stay there for only $18 and use their showers, and pool. The pool is more than Olympic sized and filled throughout day, and emptied each night at 11 pm, cleaned ...

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