Templeton, California to Kanab, Utah - about 600 miles. Lots of high desert scenery - miles and miles of highway stretching out in straight lines. First night in Henderson, Nevada (a suburb of Las Vegas). The wind was blowing so hard we couldn't even see the skyline of Vegas. On day 2 we took a back road around the northshore of Lake Mead on State Highway 167, which runs through a spectacular area of layered cliffs, desert basins and occasional views of the blue waters of Lake Mead.
The reason for taking the "road less traveled" was to see Valley of Fire State Park, and it was well worth the detour.
Next entry....Valley of Fire State Park