When one of my best friends came to visit me in LA for the first time, I knew I had to come up with some cool adventures. So since she’s a huge Britney Spears fan, Vegas would’ve been an obvious choice. But unfortunately she wasn’t playing during that time, so I had to come up with an alternative. And then I thought the Grand Canyon is an obvious choice for people who visit LA to go to, so we’re not going there. Lol Instead I surprised her with a visit to the Antelope caves, where Britney shot her famous ‘I’m not a girl, not yet a woman’ music video. She was super excited!
But we couldn’t not stop by Vegas on the way to Arizona and watch a show, so obviously we went to see the Backstreet Boys at Zappos Theater and had the most amazing time there. Due to my master travel planning skills… (*cough) we had a tour at 7am for the Antelope caves and the drive was 5 hours from Vegas… so you can guess what came next… yes, an all nighter with me driving in the desert 🌵🤦🏼♀️
We got there just in time for a coffee and we were off to the caves on an open bus… 🥶 I know when we think of the desert we think hot and sand… well sand is true, but the hot?! No way! We froze our asses off on our way to the caves and in the caves! It was crazy cold! We were definitely not prepared for it. 🤦🏼♀️😂
But to be honest, it was all worth it! Our tour guide was very informative and told us all about the caves and their history, showed us great photo opps and even took some cool pictures of the 3 of us. 😊
Is to sum it up, I’d definitely recommend going to the Antelope caves, but be prepared for weather conditions and the sand. And now let’s see the breathtaking pictures:
This picture is supposed to have a candle on it. Can you see it?
This one shows a bear standing up. Can you spot it?
On this one you can see and actual Antelope on the left. See?
Here you can see an eye 👁, right?
And here you can meet the three survivors, the iron ladies who fought the cold and the sleepless night and smiled pretty for this picture. 😂🥶
Check out my awesome Antelope cave beanie without which I would’ve froze to death. 🥶😂
In conclusion, this was a trio of a lifetime and I wouldn’t change a thing, although I’d probably plan it better next time… 😏 But honestly, I recommend this trip because it’s wonderful to see the untouched beauty nature creates around us.
Have you been to the Antelope caves? What’s your favorite travel destination?