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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA

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Do this in afternoon

When the sun is at the right angle, later in aft, this is an amazing site. You can just drive it (and stay air conditioned) or get out and hike. But, go see it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Lake Elsinore, California
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Lake Elsinore, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

When the sun is at the right angle, later in aft, this is an amazing site. You can just drive it (and stay air conditioned) or get out and hike. But, go see it.

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calgary
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240 reviews 240 reviews
12 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Spectacular drive - a few miles south of the Inn - driving through the very interesting formations and the colours on can understand why it is called Artist's Drive. Absolutely lovely.

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Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a one way road with a lot of turns and dips. The scenery was beautiful and the drive was fun.

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Madrid
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281 reviews 281 reviews
74 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were maybe a little bit unlucky as clouds came in and it was casted while we were here, but I absolutely expected something different. It was not worth the time at all. We just made the loop by car with a couple of stops.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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177 reviews 177 reviews
53 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A short drive through a narrow canyon. The views are colorful and interesting. Visit when the sky is clear and the light is bright or at sunset.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
44 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stunning views and colors. Road is paved and connects with the main road again after few miles. Bring your camera!

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a really pretty drive, the colors are really great, and the drive doesn't make your trip much longer. I thought the best part was that much of the road was in a flood wash and you were able to see the power of the water and how it carved the gulch out.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The colours of the rocks are amazing, constantly changing in intensity as the light conditions varied. As it is a short drive from Furnace Creek, it is well re-visiting the drive at different times of day. Cameras at the ready.

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Troy, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We drove through Arist's drive on our way back from Badwater basin, just before sunset. The view was amazing and I would suggest people not to miss if your are in the area. Just 2 words: Majestic and Beautiful !

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claremont, california
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Do go in the late afternoon, when the sun will give you the best colors. The drive out from Artist's Palette has many spectacular photo sites.Also the sign that says "Dip" is an understatement. You will see.

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