Located in southern California in the center of the state, Ridgecrest is notable for being within two hours of the highest and the lowest points in the contiguous US. Mt. Whitney is the highest point at 14,505 feet and Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park is the lowest at 279 feet below sea level. Intrepid mountain climbers should definitely plan to climb this mountain and enjoy the beautiful views of the Sierra Nevadas, and all glampers will marvel at the stark beauty of Death Valley. Just make sure to drink plenty of water! Ridgecrest is surrounded by four mountain ranges - the Sierra Nevadas, the Cosos, the Argus Range, and the El Paso Mountains - meaning there is plenty of opportunity for hiking and mountain biking. For an adventurous glamping trips, plan to travel to Ridgecrest, California.