Death Valley National Park - 1 Day Experience

Death Valley National Park is the land of extremes and diversity.

Experience the hottest place on the planet; the lowest point on the continent; the driest place in the Mojave Desert; and the largest National Park in the continental United States.

Death Valley National Park has salt pans, sand dunes, volcanic deposits, mountains and canyons.

Death Valley is known for the 1849 pioneer wagon train that became stranded, and rescued in the desert; and for the 19th C discovery of white gold; and the 20-mule team that hauled borax from Harmony Borax Works to the railroad in the Mojave Desert.

  • Ubehebe Crater
  • Sand Dunes
  • Harmony Borax Works
  • Furnace Creek
  • Badwater, the lowest elevation in North America
  • Artist Drive
  • Zabriskie Point
  • Dante’s View
Sample Itinerary

​Arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada from your gateway city.  While spending a few days adjusting to time zone changes, enjoy premiere shows and fine dining in the entertainment capitol of the world.  Experience the lights of Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street.

  • Departing Las Vegas, you drive through the Mojave Desert, to Death Valley National Park
  • Walk along the rim of Ubehebe Crater
  • Climb sand dunes
  • Visit the site of the 1884 Harmony Borax Works
  • Photograph Historic Furnace Creek Resort
  • Experience Badwater salt pan, as you stand at the lowest elevation in North America
  • See pastel shades along the Artist Drive
  • View Death Valley from Zabriskie Point
  • Observe the Panamint Range from Dante’s View, approximately one mile above Badwater

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Options – California: China Ranch Date Farm, Death Valley National Park, Scotty’s Castle

Options – Nevada: Pahrump Winery, Rhyolite Ghost Town