Although it was packed with people, it was quite interesting to look around and hear the history of the place. While we did not stay there, it looked like a place I would love to spend a night or two at. We hiked around a bit too…had a great time and would recommend every one make at least one trip... 更多
My husband and I spent hours here exploring the site, walking up the hill to the grave site, and taking the house tour. The guide was excellent - He was knowledgeable, entertaining, and engaging. This piece of history was definitely a highlight stop in DV.
We parked our RV outside Death Valley and drove over 100 miles on winding hill roads to get to Scotty's Castle. It was worth the drive. Scotty's Castle did not belong Scotty, but it was an interesting story. We purchased tickets for the tour and had to wait almost 3 hours for the tour. If you visit, go early so... 更多
Scotty's castle is what we British would call a folly. Built in the 1930's by a would be gold minIng conman it's really a sort of ranch building with a fascinating history. It's full of authentic furniture and fittings and has some unusual objects such as a very early refrigerator, an incredible programmable electronic organ and has a hydro electric... 更多
Scotty's Castle is full of surprises. I learned more things about the desert, and the past than I expected. It is a long drive and not really near anything in Death Valley. The guided tour is worth the time. If you are in Death Valley this should be on your list of things to see.
Worth a visit, even if you don't pay for a tour of the "castle". its like a green oasis within the desert barrenness of the rest of this national park. Be prepared to take a long ride from the center of the park to get here.
I've heard about it for years. It's nice. Not Hearst Castle, which was built about the same time. However, the story is incredible. The guy was a fraud - but what a fraud he was. Obviously, he could charm anyone out of their fortunes. If you're in death valley, be sure to make a reservation and come for at least... 更多
Anyone who says there is nothing to see in Death Valley has never been to Scotty's Castle. This is a definite must see while you are there. I was in awe that something like this existed in the middle of the desert. Absolutely beautiful!!!! Well worth a visit. - make sure to call ahead or go online to get tickets.
What an engineering feet to build a huge house in the desert ! I call it a house cause I have seen castles and Scotty's Castle does not compare. Example- Fonthill in Dolylestown PA. Can you believe that the spring that made it possible to build a house in this Death Valley location delivered 200 gallons a minute to provide... 更多
First, a heads up - the parking lot must be cleared by 5 pm. Fortunately we were in enough time to avoid that, but not by much as we had to wait an hour for the next tour and we then had to drive back to Vegas. In short, we did not take the tour. The house would be interesting,... 更多
Usually I really dislike tourist traps, but the tour was done very well at Scotty's. Our guide was dressed in the attire of the day and had a lot of great stories to tell. The rooms were very beautiful and interesting. Highly recommended.
In the Death Valley National Park sits this wonderfully beautiful establishment built on Scotty's claim that is was from profits of his gold mine. Our tour guide did an excellent job of telling the story of how this castle came to be, so make sure you take both tours as one takes you into the tunnel and learn the whole... 更多
We visited Scottys castle last week while in Death Valley. It was very fascinating, both the story and the structure. There are 2 tours: Th house and the underground. The house tour is a must, the underground tour was not so stimulating. If you are engineer and love to know how things work. It would be useful.
Had heard about Scotty's Castle but had low expectations for a visit. Wow! Were we surprised! The "castle" is much larger than what we were led to believe and is full of interesting furniture and decor. NPS guides dressed in 1920s garb lead small groups on a one-hour tour through the main house. Our guide took on the guise of... 更多