Situated in the Death Valley National Park in California, United States, the Furnace Creek Resort is where nature, recreational activities, and over-all magnificent views are the main attractions. There are two hotels in this resort: the Inn and the Ranch, both of which have served as hosts to so many satisfied customers starting as early as the 1920s, when the Inn just had twelve rooms.
The resort is home to the famous 18-hole golf course, which is the world’s lowest, as it is more than 200 feet below sea level. Aside from being a great vantage point from which you can explore the National Park, this place is also home to great restaurants, retail outlets, spring-fed pool, and a museum.
There are a total of 66 rooms in the Inn. Imagine waking up to the Funeral and Panamint Mountains and being enveloped in a beautiful natural panorama that remains tranquil and mystical up to this day. The Furnace Creek Inn has a great selection of rooms: Standard Hillside, Standard Views, Deluxe Views, Luxury Views, and Suites, each offering garden and desert views, as well as modern amenities and services. All rooms, which are non-smoking, have been renovated just recently, so you will be assured of new and improved modern designs. The basic amenities here include: air-conditioning, telephone, TV, ironing board, hair dryer, bathroom essentials, and refrigerator.
The Furnace Creek Inn is also the place where you’ll be able to indulge in an exquisite fine dining experience. The Furnace Creek Dining Room has a wide array of scrumptious cuisines which includes classical and continental, as well as southwestern and pacific-rim-influenced cooking.
The Furnace Creek Ranch has a total of 224 guest units, and is home to a saloon, the Borax Museum, and three great restaurants. This is also a great place to do some sports and recreational activities such as golfing, playing tennis, going horseback-riding, and going on fun horse-drawn carriage rides. Here, there are three types of rooms to choose from: Cabin, Standard, and Deluxe, all having basic and modern amenities and services.
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The Furnace Creek Ranch is also a great place for eating, as there are different restaurants to choose from. The Wrangler Buffet offers all-you-can eat breakfast or lunch, the Wrangler Steakhouse is where you can indulge in a great menu of steak, chicken, and seafood; and the 49’er Cafe is where you can have breakfast, lunch, and dinner of Western Americana dishes. There is also the 19th Hole, where you can enjoy a drink at a veranda-style bar; and the Corkscrew Saloon, where you can enjoy great cocktails, wines, beers, and some snacks.
Some of the activities in store for visitors of the Furnace Creek Resort are: trail and carriage/hay wagon rides at the Furnace Creek Stables, pilates and yoga classes at the Inn Gardens, and hiking trips to the Harmony Borax Works and Golden Canyon. You can also rent a bike here, and explore spots where you could get breathtaking views of the Panamint and Black Mountains, the Death Valley Salt Pan, Badwater, and many other attractions.
Have you been to other National Park resorts/inns such as this? This is indeed something that would be so amazing to do and see, especially if you’re looking for a fulfilling vacation spot and nature retreat. Aside from the remarkable views, great service and excellent accommodation are also assured.