Take A Journey Back In Time on This Fascinating Day Trip In California

This special day trip event in California will transport you right back to the 1849 Gold Rush. The annual Death Valley ‘49ers Encampment is happening again in Furnace Brook and history buffs won’t want to miss it.

The Encampment is a weeklong event that is a great mix of history and fun. The hidden stories of the famous Gold Rush will be told by ‘49ers and experts. Visitors will be able to enjoy exciting Historical Character reenactments, attend art shows, fiddling & picking contests, compete in a pioneer costume contest and even pan for gold.

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Head to Furnace Creek between Sunday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 to experience this uniquely Californian day trip. Click here for more info about the event and pricing.

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