Death Valley, one of the hottest places on earth, so hot they close the campsites in summer; the lowest elevation in North America  (282’ below sea level and 14,787 ft below nearby Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the lower 48  states); sand dunes, rattle snakes, salt flats, painted canyons, charcoal kilns, and stunning overviews. On a winter’s day, in shirt sleeve weather, wonderful!
Little is left of Rhyolite NV, it was a modern, booming mining town in the early 1900s Spectres at the Goldwell Open Air Museum near the ghost town of Rhyolite seem appropriate. Nearby Beatty NV has buildings moved in from Rhyolite The Titus canyon road leads back to Death Valley climbing to 1 mile (1.6 km) high at Red Pass before descending to the Titus Canyon narrows and the valley floor Neither castle, nor ever the property local con man Walter Scott, Scotty's Castle still attracts 100,000 visitors a year The sand dunes at Stovepipe Wells are equally impressive from both sides Artist's drive, Death Valley The Devil's Golf Course, 274 ft (83.5 m) below sea level Natural Bridge off Badwater Road Contents
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Death Valley, one of the hottest places on earth, so hot they close the campsites in sum- mer; the lowest elevation in North America  (282’ below sea level and 14,787 ft below nearby Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the lower 48  states); sand dunes, rattle snakes, salt flats, painted canyons, charcoal kilns, and stunning overviews. On a win- ter’s day, in shirt sleeve weather, wonderful!
Little is left of Rhyolite NV, it was a modern, booming mining town in the early 1900s Spectres at the Goldwell Open Air Museum near the ghost town of Rhyolite seem appropriate. Nearby Beatty NV has buildings moved in from Rhyolite The Titus canyon road leads back to Death Valley climbing to 1 mile (1.6 km) high at Red Pass before descending to the Titus Canyon narrows and the valley floor Neither castle, nor ever the property local con man Walter Scott, Scotty's Castle still attracts 100,000 visitors a year The sand dunes at Stovepipe Wells are equally impressive from both sides Artist's drive, Death Valley The Devil's Golf Course, 274 ft (83.5 m) below sea level Natural Bridge off Badwater Road
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