Travel Blogs from Furnace Creek, United States

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Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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Death Valley is a beautiful place. I spent two nights there and yes it was hot. The daytime temps were 119f (49c) and night time was 90f (32c). I left my glasses down for a moment and when I picked them up they were too hot to touch. I went for a small ...

Death Valley in the middle of the tundra, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley in the middle of the tundra

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... by using some extra clothes and sheets. After waking up we took a nice warm shower and packed our stuff to drive off to the Furnance Creek Ranch in the Death Valley. This is about a 5 - 6 hour drive and brings you from one of the greenest parts of the ...

Day 17 - Vegas to Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Day 17 - Vegas to Death Valley

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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... that left in 1849. Duh. Tina had lusted over some jalapeño crisps a few days ago but not got them, she got a pack in the Furnace Creek General Store but unfortunately eating them turned out to be a bad plan as a chunk of her tooth broke off. Oops, need ...

Refuelling at Furnace Creek, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Refuelling at Furnace Creek

A travel blog entry by jameswidowss

... but the canyon was well worth it. After about an hour's worth of mooching about we got back to the Jeep and went to Furnace Creek where we refuelled and checked out the visitor centre. Some interesting local history and tales from the past in there and a ...

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

Death Valley National Park

A travel blog entry by dherren

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It wasn't hot enough at Joshua Tree so we moved on to Death Valley where we encountered 114 degrees around noon. Couldn't pass up driving to the Badwater Basin, one of the lowest elevations in the world. A steamy hike out onto the salt flats and ...

Day Forty-One, Furnace Creek (Death Valley), United States travel blog

Day Forty-One

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

Kudzu and I moved to the Texas Springs Campground at Furnace Wells today and spent a lazy day reading and exploring the desert on foot. Furnace Creek is the sight of an old resort hotel and before that a cattle ranch. It sits at 190 feet below sea level ...

All is verdant in the valley of death, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

All is verdant in the valley of death

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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All is verdant in the valley of death Sorry this is brief – the paucity of satisfying experience offered by Vegas was replaced by the endless sensory overload the desert and Death Valley National park – but I am sooo tired. The drive out got ...

Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by vaughanfive

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We drove out to Death Valley after spending the morning at Hoover Dam. We thought the it was hot at Hoover Dam at 102, but Death Valley was 123 degrees! The visitor center was about 15 miles inside the park and closed at 5:00. We went straight there and ...

Furnace Creek, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Furnace Creek

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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... were paved. As we continued down the valley the rocks on each side were increasingly shaped and colourfull and we finally arrived at 'Furnace Creek Ranch'. This was an oasis in the middle of the valley and had started as a mining town and gradually grown ...

Between a rock and a hot place, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Between a rock and a hot place

A travel blog entry by alanandleslie

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... , you cannot imagine the difference in the badlands below.  Reminiscent of the Grand Canyon as you go down into the valley and reach Furnace Creek and further at 282 feet below sea level, the heat, in winter, in the valley is lovely, however, I would ...

Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by emlikestotravel

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... petrol. And water. It really would not be a good idea to get stranded without either. It's a long way to our lodgings at Furnace Creek which remind me of the old block I lived in at Butlins holiday camp in Barry, South Wales. Only nicer....and hotter. ...

Is it really a valley of death?, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Is it really a valley of death?

A travel blog entry by steppingout

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... the availability of drinkable water.  The first rule in the desert - have LOTS of water!!  We camped in Furnance Creek, an oasis of palms and mesquite trees that offered all the creature comforts - gas station, food, laundrymat and of course, a ...

Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by kevmeister

... so that we both got that earache you get in the plane on ascent/descent,but that cleared up pretty quickly. Stayed at the Furnace Creek Ranch and Resort-v.busy given the isolated position,acting as a small town in it's own right with the Post Office and ...

Furnace Creek 95 in the shade, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Furnace Creek 95 in the shade

A travel blog entry by david_m

$6 Ice, $24 for a 12 pack of Bud and no showers I'm outta ...

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

Death Valley National Park

A travel blog entry by melgotravel

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After my Fall quarter exams I was eager to adventure again. This time I wanted to visit the last California National Park on my Bucket list. Death Valley National Park. I wanted to check out two places, Mesquite Flats and the Racetrack. I am looking ...

Wow!, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Wow!

A travel blog entry by elaine_and_marc

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... viewing point, 3 bus loads of english tourists had arrived.  Lets just say that we did not feel special. A lunch stop in furnace creek 200 metres below sea level led us to be fleeced by the local ranger who charged us $80 for an annual all national ...

Door Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Door Death Valley

A travel blog entry by leinw

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... met af en een Joshua Tree (soort cactusboompje) en lange rechte wegen zonder auto. Wel heel bijzonder! Eenmaal bij de Furnace Creek Ranch, waar wij gaan overnachten zie je ineens tussen alle rotsen een soort groen paradijs met palmen, planten en zelfs ...

honeymoon, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

honeymoon

A travel blog entry by gmag09

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Death Valley Exploration, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley Exploration

A travel blog entry by mtnsideecare

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We exploited a good portion of the park. Here's the list: Furnace creek visitors center Natural bridges hike Bad water basin with ranger guided tour Artist pallet drive Ryolite ghost town Hells gate And ended our day on the majestic Mesquite ...

Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by tworedbikes

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... painful, struggling on through the head wind. We were making so little progress so I just kept focused on the goal of reaching Furnace Creek. After eight and a half hours of cycling (that time excludes us sitting by the side of the road. We'd had about ...

Sequoia National Park en Death Valley, Furnace Creek, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Sequoia National Park en Death Valley

A travel blog entry by robinvantiel

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... de grootte van de Sequoia's. Eenmaal terug bij de auto hebben we meteen koers gezet richting Death Valley. Ons hotel, Furnace Creek Ranch, ligt namelijk middenin de eindeloze vlaktes van Death Valley. De reistijd vanaf Sequoia National Park bedroeg ruim ...

Survivre à la Vallée de la mort, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Survivre à la Vallée de la mort

A travel blog entry by danielle100957

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Malgré, ma nuit écourtée, nous avons consacré notre journée à l’exploration de Death Valley National Park, en Californie, et qui s’étend en partie sur le Nevada. Ce parc est composé de plusieurs ...

Death valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death valley

A travel blog entry by debbiemcampbell

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... watching at the laundrette with some real star turns passing through whilst I was there. It took about 2.5 hours to reach Furnace Creek including a brief stop at Zabriskie Point to look out over the Badlands. There are some beautiful colours, shapes and ...

And then some more heat..., Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

And then some more heat...

A travel blog entry by suebrake

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We had a rest day in Bishop (nestled between the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the White Mountains) and then tackled Death Valley National Park. There are fires in eastern Californian and the smoke has drifted over the whole area so the views were ...

Day 61 & 62 - Death Valley, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Day 61 & 62 - Death Valley

A travel blog entry by mcham

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... the geese and other migratory animals, the gray haired crowd would be gone in a couple of weeks. The 'campground' at Furnance Creek was little more than an oversize parking lot with painted lines dividing up the camp sites. Since the prospect of sitting ...

Salzbad bei Badwater, Furnace Creek, USA travel blog

Salzbad bei Badwater

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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... Wasser, Brot und Würstchen, damit wir weder verhungern noch verdursten würden. Im Death Valley angekommen, fuhren wir direkt zum Furnace Creek Campground und wisst ihr was? Er war so gut wie leer. Naja, wer will schon im Sommer im Death Valley ...

California Dreamin', Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

California Dreamin'

A travel blog entry by road-trip-a-5

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... le niveau de la mer. La température la plus élevée jamais enregistré sur Terre l'a été le 13 juillet 1913 à Furnace Creek avec 56,7 °C. D'où son nom de Vallée de la Mort. Florence était terrorisée à l'idée de ne pas ...

Death Valley NP in July? Yes, we are crazy!, Furnace Creek, United States travel blog

Death Valley NP in July? Yes, we are crazy!

A travel blog entry by clizer-schmidt

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... in sweat so need to workout, and it is honestly strikingly amazing! Good roads for RVs but be sure to ask at Furnace Creek Visitor Center for safe traveling. The visitor center has en excellent hands on museum where the kids learned about the geography, ...

Death Valley, Furnace Creek, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by sylyjoka

Na uitchecken nog naar mall oa voor ontbijt Via strip rijden naar Las Vegas Sign Shoppen bij target Rijden naar Death Valley Zeer heet Zwembad zelfs warm Eten bij hotel Daarna nog naar zoutvlakte maar te snel donker (pikdonker) dus weinig te zien Laat ...

Golden Canyon to Artist Palette, Furnace Creek to Golden Canyon, United States travel blog

Golden Canyon to Artist Palette

A travel blog entry by bklexcellentadv

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PLEASE VIEW THIS BLOG BY CLICKING ON THE INDIVIDUAL PICTURES USING THE SLIDE SHOW OPTION SO THAT YOU CAN ENJOY THE CAPTIONS! QUOTE FOR THE DAY:  "This colorful and rugged terrain shoots tales of cataclysmic forces that thrust rock layers upward and ...

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