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Red Rock Canyon or Valley of Fire

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by mjamesp, Jun 19, 2014.

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  1. mjamesp

    mjamesp High-Roller

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    If you had time to do one of these with access to a rental car, which would you choose. It looks like Hoover Dam could be done on the same day as Valley of Fire.
     
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    zignerlv Low-Roller

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    It would depend how much time you wanted to spend. Valley of Fire is a longer drive than Red Rock, and has many more sites to see than RR. If the time wasn't a factor I would pick VoF.
     
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    As was said, Valley of Fire if you have time to spend. It is an amazing place. You could do Red Rock Canyon as a quickie if you stay on the scenic drive. But even then, you will be tempted to get out and look around some more.
    My advice would be to devote a day to Valley of Fire. It doesn't pay to rush, after all you are on vacation.
     
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    You really can't go wrong either way. I like VoF more. It's more remote. Makes me feel like I have travelled back in time when I go there
     
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    Valley of Fire. Have been 4 times and Red Rock twice. Red Rock is mainly driving but VoF is more get out and walk and look and is amazing.
     
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    Both are great! Be sure to take a cooler full of bottled water - red rocks in the geology means iron. The "potable" water at Vof F is not very tasty. Great Indian petroglyphs more so at VofF
     
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    VOF and do take plenty of water.
     
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    Once you get off I-15 there is a Paiute Indian truck stop to stop at and get water and ice.
     
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