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Aliens are given their own highway in Rachel, Nevada, one of the most "visited" UFO sites in the country.
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Nevada 375, Rachel, NV
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So for our honeymoon, my husband and I wanted to do something different than the typical tropical island. We are both geeks and pop culture fans so going to Extraterrestrial Highway was a no brainer. We stayed in Las Vegas and decided to make this...More

Thank l0rianaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a scenic road, we drive to Rache l and lunch at the A'le'Inn. People were nice and friendly. This was a fun trip.

Thank James D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The desert can be very Beautiful. Lots of great scenery, interesting drive - watch out for the aliens - ooops I mean cows.

Thank Tanya A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Special, long and in the middle of nowhere. Felt like Mulder and Scully :-) You don't see anything special except the sign :-) Funny :-)

Thank misscalifornia1
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I full-on expected a boring, desert drive and that's not what we got. Granted, in some areas, this is the case, but there are lots of mountain scenery to go through and the drive was a ton of fun. My sister and I went "all...More

2  Thank OwlYaDoing
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Forget hwy 50 this is the real loneliest highway with magnificent scenery,odd antelope or two,doesnt have the traffic or the police that hwy 50 has.

2  Thank Hugh M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The drive along here is a lot of fun. We stopped for lunch and photos at the Black Mail Box. Unfortunately no UFOs.

1  Thank Ian606
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This highway is like any other in the desert of Nevada. What you get on this highway though is a sign to get a photo of even though there is hundreds of stickers on it. This road is the closet you can get to Area...More

Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 7 June 2018

If your into aliens and area 51 this is the place you want to go! The museum and the jerky store are fun to stop by and visit.

Thank ramosjeff1
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Great scenery, beautiful road! Plenty of ET Highway signs, unfortunately they have all been marked up and pasted over with stickers so you can't even read some of them, wish people would be more respectful. But great place to hang out for a day or...More

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Mel A
11 August 2018|
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Response from Terry F | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of any organized tours. It was about a 3 hour drive each way from Las Vegas. Make sure to fill up with gas and take a couple gallons of water. It is pretty middle of nowhere.
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pissed-off-bride
12 January 2018|
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Response from Erin G | Reviewed this property |
The sign is about 1 hour and 40 minutes. Go all the way out to Rachel, NV too. It’s not a bad drive!
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VaAlleyCat
27 December 2017|
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Response from Dude_76125 | Reviewed this property |
Long gone. There's a pile of stone and mementoes left by keen ufo folk.
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