Travel sites USA Death Valley, California
Death Valley or the Valley of Death is one of the best views of the geological configuration consisting of hills, valleys and desert located in eastern California, USA. This valley is also the hottest and driest areas in North America as the place that always has a bit of water content and also because the location of geological low. Even so, the valley is worthy of being one of the list of natural attractions worth a visit.
Landscape of high mountains with desert gold yellow background reminiscent of cowboy movies can be enjoyed for a drive through the Artist’s Drive, an area that is filled with steep cliffs with a stunning accompaniment cool breeze. Not to mention Zabriskie Point, a high mountain plateau area of the right to enjoy the sunrise or sunset. Here you can see Death Valley as a whole and with different colors depending on lighting and time of arrival to this area.
Where no less interesting is the Badwater Basin and Telescope Peak. Badwater is a salt flat with the lowest elevation in the United States (one of the lowest in the world anyway), which is 282 meters below sea level, while the Telescope Peak is the highest peak with an altitude of 3454 meters above sea level. It is said that the elevation between Badwater and Telescope Peak looks like the elevation of Mount Everest and the Tibetan plateau.
In addition, you can also visit historic sites in this valley as Scotty’s Castle, the castle in the middle of the valley oasis Grapecanyon previously owned by the mysterious cowboy who called Scotty. There are many other interesting places in the Valley of Death. One of them is the Devil’s Golf Course or Golf Land Satan, rock salt flats are eroded by wind and rain to make it look like the jagged towers. It is said that this place is very steep until “only the devil could play golf in such a terrible area”. The best time to visit Death Valley is spring and winter. Not recommended to come in the summer because the temperature may not unbearable.