Inn at Furnace Creek

Inn at Furnace Creek
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P.O. Box 1
Death Valley, California 92328
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Reviewed by David L. Scott & Kay W. Scott

The Inn at Furnace Creek is one of four lodging facilities in Death Valley National Park, one of the world's driest and hottest places. It is by far the most luxurious lodge in the park; in fact, it's one of the finest in any national park. The Pacific Coast Borax Company constructed the inn in the mid-1920s as part of an effort to stimulate and take advantage of

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Golfing,Gourmet Dining,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Sightseeing,Spa and Massage,Swimming Pool,Tennis,Wildlife/Nature Programs
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Parks and Outdoors Review of Inn at Furnace Creek

By Away Travel Expert : Ann Marie Brown
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Parks Expert Rating 5.0 out of 5
Recommended for:
Birding,Off-Roading,Outdoor Skills,Scenic Drives
Parks and Outdoors Expert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • One of Death Valley's most spectacular trails, Golden Canyon to Red Cathedral, is located near the Inn.
  • Hop in your car for a scenic cruise along Artist's Drive, south of Furnace Creek.
  • A 40-foot-high rock bridge forms a photogenic arch over Natural Bridge Canyon, south of Furnace Creek.
Don't confuse Furnace Creek Inn with Furnace Creek Ranch. The ranch is a family-style motel resort decorated in Death Valley kitsch. The Inn, although only a mile away and owned by the same corporation, is the epitome of refined elegance. When you first see it, this classy stone hotel appears like a glorious mirage in the desert, surrounded by leafy palm trees and capped off with a red-tile roof. Almost every room has a view of either the Funeral or Panamint Mountains. A spring-fed swimming

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