Death Valley is the hottest place on earth and the largest national park in the contiguous US, covering an impressive 3.4 million acres. In order to reach this area of natural wonder a rental car is necessary as there is no way to access the park with public transportation. Once you arrive, there are approximately 1000 miles of paved and dirt roads waiting to lead you on an exploration through an incredible array of natural sites. Death Valley is the hottest place on earth and the largest national park in the contiguous US, covering an impressive 3.4 million acres. Once you arrive, there are approximately 1000 miles of paved and dirt roads waiting to lead you on an exploration through an incredible array of natural sites.
Get to Death Valley with Sixt
Although Death Valley is located in California its proximity to the Nevada border makes it a quicker and easier drive from Las Vegas. You can pick up a Sixt car rental at the Las Vegas McCarren Airport or our Las Vegas Downtown Branch and be at the park within under three hours. Those who will drive a few extra hours from California can organize a rental car from our Sixt Los Angeles branches, including our location at the Los Angeles Intl. Airport. Wherever begin your journey it will be well worth the effort to see all Death Valley National Park has to offer!
Death Valley National Park is Yours to Explore with a Car Rental
You’ll have the opportunity to see some amazing sites regardless of how much time you have to spend in Death Valley National Park. Remember to drive only on paved roads with your Sixt rental car. You will be held responsible for any damages to the rental car that are caused by road conditions. Before you begin your adventure stop at the visitor center to inquire about road conditions and the feasibility of your plans. Having a map with you at all times is also highly recommended. Here are some of the most easily accessible and popular places to visit:
Furnace Creek Area: Starting from Badwater road take a scenic loop along the 9 miles paved Artist’s Drive, a multi-hued landscape of volcanic and sedimentary hills. Wait for the late afternoon light and then grab your camera and hop in your car for the best photo taking opportunities.
While in the area make the drive up to Dante’s View. It’s considered to be one of the most breathtaking lookout points in the park, and at more than 5000 feet above the valley, you are sure to have some stunning views. You can make the ride from the paved access road east of Furnace Creek on Hwy 190. There is even a visitor center in Furnace Creek with exhibits, a bookstore, and a seasonal evening program from November to April.
Find out more information about Death Valley National Park