This center has many tour options, including a weekly 2-mile Harmony Borax Walk and guided hikes to Mosaic Canyon and Golden Canyon. Less strenuous options include wildflower, birding, and geology walks, and a Furnace Creek Inn historical tour. Visit the website for a complete list. The visitor center also shows a movie about the park every half hour daily from 8 to 5.
Pink Jeep Tours Las Vegas. Hop aboard a distinctive, pink four-wheel-drive vehicle with Pink Jeep Tours Las Vegas to visit places—the Charcola Kilns, the Racetrack, and Titus Canyon among them—that your own vehicle might not be able to handle. Pink Jeep tours are professionally narrated, and last 9 to 10 hours from Las Vegas (you also can board at Furnace Creek). 3629 West Hacienda Ave., Las Vegas, NV, 89118. 888/900–4480. pinkjeeptours.com. From $244.
Furnace Creek Visitor Center, Rte. 190, 30 miles northwest of Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, California, 92328, United States