These Beautiful Death Valley Overlooks Are Just What Your Instagram Needs Right Now

These Beautiful Death Valley Overlooks Are Just What Your Instagram Needs Right Now

Known for its salt flats and scorching heat, Death Valley National Park is home to the lowest point in North America. This below level sea basin is visited by over million tourists every year because there’s so much to see at this desolate National Park. And when you’re ready to plan your trip, put these overlooks on your list – your Instagram won’t be able to get enough: Artist’s Palette Artist’s Palette can be found along Artist’s Drive at the foot of…

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Share the DETOURS Experience at IPW 2016

Share the DETOURS Experience at IPW 2016

Our DETOURS team is on the road in New Orleans, LA this week to connect with our friends in the travel industry at IPW 2016 powered by U.S. Travel Association. The travel industry’s premier international marketplace is not a typical trade show – it’s three days of fast paced networking of 6,000 of travel buyers, suppliers and media from more than 70 countries. IPW 2016 runs from June 18 – 22 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. DETOURS is…

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Make The Most Of The Grand Canyon This Summer

Make The Most Of The Grand Canyon This Summer

The average high temperature in Las Vegas, NV in June, July and August is just over 100 degrees so escaping to a cooler climate is popular when school lets out for the summer. One of the most visited destinations is the magnificent Grand Canyon. In fact, the Grand Canyon National Park is expecting more than 5 million visitors in 2016. While still warm for many travelers, the Grand Canyon South Rim has an average high temperature of about 81 degrees…

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Eldorado Mine Tours Now Available at DETOURS

Eldorado Mine Tours Now Available at DETOURS

Our DETOURS office in Las Vegas has been buzzing with excitement for weeks and we are thrilled to finally share our big announcement: the launch of a half day tour to Eldorado Mine! Located about 45 minutes southeast of Las Vegas, the Techatticup Mine at Eldorado Canyon is one of the oldest and richest gold mines in the United States and we can’t wait to show you around. The Eldorado Mine tour begins after you are picked up from your…

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Celebrate National Park Week With Free Entry

Celebrate National Park Week With Free Entry

Do you know how many National Parks are in your state? April 16th to April 24th is National Park Week and DETOURS will be joining in to celebrate the national heritage of the hundreds of national parks found in the United States. All parks are offering free admission and DETOURS will be honoring discounted rates* so locals and visitors alike can experience some of the most recognized landmarks in the world. Use the discount code NPW when you book your…

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Can’t Miss Sites in Mesa Verde National Park

Can’t Miss Sites in Mesa Verde National Park

The best things to see and do in Mesa Verde National Park Mesa Verde National Park is a history buff’s dream. Most national parks were created to preserve nature, but this park was the first to preserve and protect the “works of man,” as President Theodore Roosevelt put it. The park is filled with ancient cave dwellings and other archeological sites from the Ancestral Pueblo people, and it features some of the best preserved ruins found in the country. The…

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Experience History: 5 Important Places in the Navajo Nation

Experience History: 5 Important Places in the Navajo Nation

The best Navajo Nation sightseeing The Navajo Nation is a semi-autonomous territory that spans portions of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. This massive area primarily belongs to the Navajo Native American Tribe, and it’s the largest reservation in the country. Today the Nation has a sophisticated three-branch government, with its own legislative, executive, and judicial branches. But, perhaps even more importantly, the Nation works to preserve public lands throughout the Southwest. Thanks to the Navajo Nation you can experience a…

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6 Las Vegas Day Trips That’ll Make You Want to Stay Longer

6 Las Vegas Day Trips That’ll Make You Want to Stay Longer

The best Las Vegas Day trips give visitors a taste of the American Southwest Las Vegas is a magnetic place – it can pull visitors in and make them want to return again and again. But, all of that glitz and glam can be exhausting. Plus, there’s so much to see around Vegas! When you’re ready to do some more exploring outside of town consider trying some of these fun Las Vegas day trips and tours. 1. Grand Canyon Credit

The Best of the Southwest: Top State Parks in Nevada

The Best of the Southwest: Top State Parks in Nevada

Experience the Best State Parks in Nevada There’s more to Nevada than expansive desert landscapes and Las Vegas (there’s even lush mountain forests here.) The state has an impressive 23 state parks, recreation areas, and historic sites. With so many options it can be downright tricky to decide which parks to visit. Here’s a list of Nevada’s best state parks to help with the decision-making process. Be prepared to fall in love with this state’s unique natural landscape, though Lake…

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