The 1.6 million-acre Mojave National Preserve is only a bit more than an hour by car from Las Vegas, but it is a world apart, offering opportunity for solitude amid sweeping desert views of the east Mojave.
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From now through early spring is the best of time for roaming remote desert areas and examining at leisure the desert’s interesting and exposed geology. A drive to Amboy Crater offers both. The road trip takes you through the Mojave National Preserve and along historic Route 66 to the tiny town of Amboy and its nearby volcanic crater.
This is a great time of year to head up to the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area — what we locals call Mount Charleston. You will experience crisp early fall temperatures and maybe a good fall foliage show in the surrounding mountains.