Welcome to Death Valley National Park

Furnace Creek is Death Valley’s commercial hub, with the park's main visitor center, a general store, gas station, post office, ATM, wi-fi, golf course, lodging and restaurants.

Park entry permits ($25 per vehicle) are valid for seven days and available from self-service pay stations at the park's access roads and at the visitor center.

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$218.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Death Valley, Mohave Desert Small-Group Tour from Las Vegas

Visit one of the most unique landscapes on earth on this full-day, small-group trip to Death Valley National Park from Las Vegas. You will be amazed at the sheer size and astounding natural features of this national treasure.After an approximate 2.5-hour drive from Las Vegas by comfortable, air-conditioned van, arrive at the heart of Death Valley National Park in the Mojave Desert. Enjoy breathtaking photos opportunities at Zabriskie Point, located just east of Death Valley, known for its erosional landscape. Admire cascading hills and valleys on a scenic drive through stunning Artist’s Palette, a rock formation illuminated in vibrant colors, before stopping at the salt flats of Badwater Basin. At 280 feet (85 meters) below sea level, this is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere! Next, head to the Furnace Creek visitor center. Furnace Creek is the ancestral land of the Timbisha Native American tribe, and is also one of the hottest places in North America. Temperatures are known to reach as high as 135°F (57 °C)! Here, browse the Death Valley gift shop before traveling back through the Mojave Desert in time for some your Las Vegas nighttime activities.

$275 Day Trips & Excursions

Death Valley Explorer Tour by Tour Trekker

Your professionally guided Death Valley adventure by Luxury Tour Trekker, a one-of-a-kind, high-end custom built all terrain vehicle, takes you to Death Valley. You'll also pass the The sea level sign - a popular visitor attraction and photo opportunity. Nearly a mile above the Badwater salt flats is Dante's View, a classic Death Valley vista. Located just a few miles west of the California–Nevada border, near Death Valley National Park, no journey to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to this unique and inspiring destination. Then, head back to Las Vegas via a comfort stop in Pahrump. Lunch is included, please advise of your sandwich selection in the ' Special Requirements' field at the time of booking: • Turkey • Italian • Ham • The Bobbie ( with cranberry and stuffing) • Veggie • Salad (with turkey and cheese) Please note: this tour is seasonal and operates from September to May.

$795 Day Trips & Excursions

Death Valley Day Trip From Las Vegas

We will pick you up at 8:00 am and drive you over the Spring Mountains to Death Valley National Park. We'll pass by the famous Amargosa Opera House far out in the Mojave Desert and drop down into the infamous Death Valley. We will drive up to Dante's View, 5000 ft. above the valley floor and see the vastness of the Panamint Mountain range. We'll stop at Zabriskie Point for pictures of this scenic badlands. Next we head for Badwater Basin, the lowest point in the northern hemisphere at 282 ft below sea level. After a drive through the Artist's Pallet we'll stop for lunch at Furnace Creek, once called Greenland for the surprising vegetation growing around the springs. We'll visit the Borax museum, home of old machinery used in the process of mining Borax and then stop off at the Park visitor center for a short film and some great information about the history and geology of the area. After a great day in Death Valley we'll head back to Vegas. Additional sites may be visited upon request.

$2749 National Geographic Journeys

Natural Highlights of California

Set out on a nine-day quest through some of California’s greatest national parks. From the arid, sun-scorched landscapes of Death Valley to the astonishing giant redwoods of Sequoia National Park and Yosemite's awe-inspiring panorama of granite domes, this adventure covers a lot of ground – and almost every type of terrain imaginable.

$5549 National Geographic Journeys

National Parks of the American West

Spend two weeks in the American West, discovering the beauty of many of its most iconic national parks. Encounter the crimson-striped cliffs of the Grand Canyon and hear the thundering surf at Big Sur. Stroll among the giants of Sequoia National Park and step behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on a tour designed for National Geographic Journeys. From Yosemite to Death Valley, escape to some of the greatest natural wonders anywhere.