Postcards from Valley of Fire

For anyone planning a trip to Las Vegas, I have a new bucket list item to add to your list: a day trip to Valley of Fire!

Most visitors looking for a taste of Nevada’s outdoors choose Red Rock Canyon which is a short 30-minute drive from the Vegas Strip, but if you’re willing to drive just an hour outside of Las Vegas, you’ll reach Valley of Fire State Park, which without exaggeration, is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen!

Located in the Mojave Desert, this park is home to red sandstone boulders and landscapes in warm shades of tan, sienna, and firebrick. The views are sprinkled with bushes that stubbornly defy the temperatures, and winding roads allow you to leisurely enjoy the scenery that rises up before you.

Valley of Fire is a desert dreamscape and here are a few photos to show you just

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