The cracks in the parched earth are clearly visible, but for a few short weeks - every few years - this remote section of desert is transformed into a magic carpet of purple. The wildflower Scorpion Weed takes over this corner of the Mojave Desert in southwestern Utah when the conditions are right.
Minus 5 Ice Bar Who wouldn’t want a souvenir photo wearing a fur jacket inside an ice cave while it’s a sweltering 110 degrees outside? Everything from the chairs to the drinking glasses here are carved from ice, providing quite the chill escape from the desert heat. We know what you’re thinking, but trust us, it’s worth the icy cocktail (or two) and a laugh.Minus 5 Ice Bar, 3770 Las Vegas Boulevard (located inside The Monte Carlo Resort); 702-643-7800.