The Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada encompasses dramatic mountain ranges, lava beds, hot springs, and other wilderness areas, spanning 300,000 acres through three different counties. Through this wild, rugged landscape you`ll find the `Pony Express,` a fascinating part of American history established as a high-speed link between the two coasts. The route chosen for the Pony Express ran along much of the route of the California trail.
Venture through the historic Pony Express Route with this holiday package! Explore this alternative route that, starts in Missouri State, visiting Kansas City. Then, continue through Nebraska, spending nice moments in Omaha, Grand Island (city in central Nebraska, with diverse nature centers for trails, a butterfly garden and blinds for viewing migrating sand hill cranes along the Platte River) and Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock. Continue to Wyoming with a stay in Casper. In Utah, visit; Salt Lake City; to continue towards Black Rock Desert and Reno in Nevada State. Finish this adventure in Sacramento (the capital of California, is known for its evolving contemporary culture, rich history and golden rush past). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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Kansas City– Omaha: 2 hr 45 min approx.
Omaha– Grand Island: 2 hrs 15 min approx.
Grand Island– Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock: 4hrs 52 mins approx.
Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock– Casper: 2 hr 44 mins approx.
Casper- Jackson: 4 hr. 39 mins. approx.
Jackson- Twin Falls: 4 hrs 10 mins. approx.
Twin Falls– Black Rock Desert: 6 hr 41 mins approx.
Black Rock Desert - Reno: 3 hr. 8 mins. approx.
Reno - Sacramento: 2 hrs 18 mins. approx
Kansas City, MO - Lincoln, NE: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Lincoln, NE - North Platte, NE: 3 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
North Platte, NE - Cheyenne, WY: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Cheyenne, WY - Point of Rocks, WY: 3 hrs. 25 mins. approx.
Point of Rocks, WY - Salt Lake City, UT: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Salt Lake City, UT - Black Rock Desert, NV: 7 hrs. 30 mins. approx.
Black Rock Desert, NV - Reno, NV: 3 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Reno, NV- Sacramento, CA: 2 hrs. 25 mins. approx.