One of the most famous roads traveling through three major National Parks - The Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park and Death Valley! You will be amazed by the scenery and nature you encounter.
Couple: For couples and solo travelers, our US Tourer is a perfect choice. It's a great vehicle for exploring the National Parks and roomy enough for two.
Family: To travel in comfort with your family, we recommend the Sunrise Escape. You will be sure to have a sufficient gas (petrol) and water to keep you safe and hydrated whilst driving in desert areas.
Mariposa / Yosemite National Park
Mariposa County is known as the ‘Mother of Californian Counties. The name means ‘Butterfly’ in Spanish and is famous for its Butterfly Festival with a
unique migration of Monarch Butterfly. This town is a part of Gold Rush History.
Yosemite National Park:
Yosemite National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yosemite Park is open all year round, but much of the park is closed in late autumn because of the snow and re-opens in spring. That is why it is best to call before coming if you want to visit the park during these seasons. Visit their website for more information http://www.nps.gov/yose or call at 209-372-0200. Yosemite offers about 800 miles (1,300kms) of hiking trails and has a wide range of landscape, fauna and flora which make this park one of the most beautiful and most visited in the world with almost 4 million visitors per year. If you are a climbing fan, this is definitely a park for you with plenty of area to explore, notably the 3,300-foot (1.0 km) face of El Capitan.
Formed 800,000 years ago, this lake deserves a lot of attention. It is colourful, mysterious and mystic. Don’t miss out! It really is a unique lake.
A stop in this small town will distract you. Gas prices are quite interesting compared to other cities. You could recharge your batteries in the literal and figurative meaning. First have a look to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest with ancient tremendous trees. It is located at 10, 000 feet, great sceneries! The second thing to do, to visit the ‘Laws Railroad Museum’ (admission fee applies), the museum is really good for strolling around. You will be surprised by all the History of this town. Finally the ‘Mountain Light Gallery’ offers great photographs from two famous photographers, Galen and Barbara Rowell. You will be impressed by their outstanding exhibition!
Death Valley National Park
95% of the park is designated wilderness area and it is the warmest and driest park in the United States, for instance, in 1913 a record temperature was reached at 134 °F (56.7 °C). You will find Coyotes, Bobcats, Mule Deer, Cougar, and Bighorn Sheep. Even if the name of the park is a bit scary, hundreds and hundreds of different species are present in the Death Valley National Park. You will enjoy the Mojave Desert and its fabled landscape.
There’s nowhere else on earth like fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Not only does this renowned metropolis boast the best nightlife in the world, it also offers countless self-drive opportunities. Explore spectacular desert landscapes and visit the sets of your favourite TV shows. In Las Vegas, your vacation is only limited by your imagination.
The dam is just 35 miles away from Las Vegas and this is one of the biggest dams ever built in the world; it attracts around 1 million visitors per year. Be careful: you will need to buy a ticket to visit the dam. The ticket booth closes at 5pm even though the bridge is open until 6pm. You won’t be disappointed by this amazing view.
Grand Canyon National Park
With its 5 million visitors each year, the Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.The Grand Canyon was discovered in 1540 by a conquistador who was looking for the Seven Cities of Cibola. This is a legendary myth stating that the cities located in the Valley were the wealthiest cities of the New World. You will find about 1,700 different species of plants and will ride through 5 climate zone from the Mexican to the Canadian. Enjoy the ride.
Learn about campgrounds in Yosemite National Park and reservation requirements. Yosemite is an amazing place to spend a few days on your USA RV Vacation.
Video courtesy of Yosemite National Park