Travel Blogs from Monument Valley, United States

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National Parks, etc. Part 2, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

National Parks, etc. Part 2

A travel blog entry by craigandemma

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... of the turquoise blue waters you can see the snow-capped mountain range of the Continental Divide and green forests that carpet the valley floor. It's jaw-droppingly beautiful and we felt completely ashamed of ourselves that we'd thought we'd seen all the ...

Rain in a dessert, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Rain in a dessert

A travel blog entry by theresa.clark33

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... he agreed and made a film called Stage Coach with John Wayne there.  This was just the beginning of the filming in Monument Valley. Four other John Wayne films, Back to the Future, the Lone Ranger, National Lampoons Family Vacation, The Wild West, ...

Monument Valley and the start of the drive home, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley and the start of the drive home

A travel blog entry by phraortes

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Tuesday May 12th The last planned stop on this monster road trip was Monument Valley which sits on the northern edge of Arizona and southern tip of Utah. It is a 17 mile drive round all of the stunning rock formations. We both took so many pictures and ...

Johnny Utah, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Johnny Utah

A travel blog entry by marbecks

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... old steaks for dinner we had a horse trek. It was alot of fun and neither of us fell off! Next day we went off to Monument valley - this place rocks. We were shown around by a Navajo man called Willie, he was so open and friendly. We learnt so much about ...

Dirt Roads and Dugways, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Dirt Roads and Dugways

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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... not seem like a lot, they were a rough 205 miles…  I'm grateful for my Subaru. We started out driving toward Monument Valley, just a short distance from our hotel last night.  We go from flat desert plains to a gateway of monuments just ...

Day 20, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 20

A travel blog entry by springramble2

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... through a hot, sunny desert called the Kaibito Plateau, while driving from Page to Hwy 160. The scenery is amazing as we approached Monument Valley. We arrived at The View around 4:35 and took a break.  After dinner, which was quite good, we drove ...

Havas tajak, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Havas tajak

A travel blog entry by ahevesi

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Kalandos autokazas a jegen.4WD-ok az utmenten az arokban.Monument Valley behavazva. Kis kirandulas lefele a volgybe.Irto szep.Barna,voros es feher szinek, nagyon intenztiv.a folyamatos 'mountain lion' vicc szuletese. Goosenecks of San Juan szinten ...

Incredible Vistas in Monument Vallet, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Incredible Vistas in Monument Vallet

A travel blog entry by irloyal

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... 's of grerat deals on jewelry from local Navajo's. Lunch at Goulding's and then go to the Navajo Nation park and museum. Monument valley is surely God's country with the buttes and plateaus in rich hues of red and orange and incredible blue skies!!! ...

The Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

The Valley

A travel blog entry by ron.todd.14

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Our day started with breakfast at 7:00am and an address from one of the surviving Navajo code talkers. There is a recent movie (Wind Whispers) that tells the story of a group of Navajo who were enlisted in the second world war to act as radio operators ...

Day 27 - Monument Valley !, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 27 - Monument Valley !

A travel blog entry by rachelward1992

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... quirky things to take pictures of. Today was also Adams birthday and he turned 25 so we had cupcakes for him. When we arrived at monument valley we stopped at the side of the road that forest gump ran down and the same road he did in the movie and took ...

Another surprising Day, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Another surprising Day

A travel blog entry by bartlind

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... few photos of the red landscape.  The sky was clouding up and protecting us for the heat, we were deep into Monument Valley. Indian stalls selling their jewellery were everywhere. Naturally we stopped and Col bought a 3 piece coloured coral ...

Monument Valley, Day 2, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley, Day 2

A travel blog entry by vriecke

Well, people, looks like this blog will have to continue without pictures. My netbook quit recognizing the memory card from my camera, and I don't want to take a chance on ruining all my pictures. I will keep updating the stories and maps,and just add ...

Day Three - Monument Valley and on Home, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day Three - Monument Valley and on Home

A travel blog entry by matthewd

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... a large spread out patch of what looked to me like old blood. This is a place to keep your eyes open and your senses peaked. Monument Valley is a special place to me now, after my first ride through there last Fall. It has an energy that I experience as, ...

NAVAJO COUNTRY, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, United States travel blog

NAVAJO COUNTRY

A travel blog entry by dee4diesel

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... … and the landscape was amazingly dismal… I mean, not a single blade of grass…      But Monument Valley was calling… I could see it in the distance… must’ve been 30 miles away…. the magnificent ...

Trek America Tour - Day 1 and 2, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Trek America Tour - Day 1 and 2

A travel blog entry by amandamc

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... me). Gosh this place is amazing! We met our Native American (Navajo) guide Rich who took us on an open jeep ride around Monument Valley. It was pretty windy and cold on the jeep – but that didn’t stop us from having loads of fun. Including ...

Learning to gallop before you can trott!, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Learning to gallop before you can trott!

A travel blog entry by tomcambridge

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... of my trip so far and perhaps over zealously tipped our guide (named Marvin) as I was still buzzing from the experience. Monument Valley itself was spectacular and we explored it for several hours by horse as well as in our camper. So a rushed ...

Grand Canyon North Rim for our final destination, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Grand Canyon North Rim for our final destination

A travel blog entry by oztrekkers

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... Springs the North Rim was indeed sign posted, and we still had a good ways to go...!!! Some six and a half hours after leaving Monument Valley, we pulled into the North Rim Lodge, and it's an amazing place. When we booked this up back in November we were ...

Day 5 -- from Grand Canyon to Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 5 -- from Grand Canyon to Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by yumeishaw

   From Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley Desert View Watchtower (National Historic Landmark) Little Colorado Scenic Overlook (Arizona 64 & Road 6140, Cameron, Coconino, Arizona 86020 @ Google Map) Tuba city -- ...

A teffifying start to the day......, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

A teffifying start to the day......

A travel blog entry by morganusa

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... a stop for an all American brekky for a change, but drive for miles and miles and nothing! We are on our way to Monument Valley, a three hour drive, which eventually included brekky on the move in the rv, card games and one film. Approaching Monument was ...

Simply Amazing, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Simply Amazing

A travel blog entry by garyandjoe

On our drive from The Goosenecks State Park, Utah, we stopped at Monument Valley Navajo Park, unhitched the Jeep and did the 17 mile drive through the park to explore the area and take photos. It was my second time there and Joe's first. From there we ...

This really is John Wayne territory, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

This really is John Wayne territory

A travel blog entry by jordansgo

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... a quick visit to the museum. Already checked out from our hotel, we headed straight off to our next destination Monument Valley. This entails crossing through the Navajo Reservation. What a depressing place. The Navajo Indians (it seems that calling ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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We finished the south and north canyon rim tours and then drove from Canyon De Chelly National Monument to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.  It was a short hour and a half drive.   Canyon De Chelly has an amazing number of unique views of the ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by bakasyonista

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From the Grand Canyon we droved all the way to Monument Valley where you can see isolated red mesas and buttes surrounded by empty, sandy desert. It has been the setting of a lot of Western movies in the US. Then we drove back to Kayenta where stayed for ...

Gooseneck and Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Gooseneck and Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by villadale

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9/18 Day 89 We are still camped at Goulding's Campground in Monument Valley. We went sightseeing today first at Goosenecks State Park and then took a guided tour of Monument Valley. Gooseneck is right up the road about 30 miles off rte. 163. It is the ...

Moab to Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Moab to Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by lauralita

... Alkoholgehalt hergestellt. Der etwas längere Schlaf war wunderbar, doch waren wir auch erst kurz vor Mittag unterwegs ins Monument Valley im Navajo Reservat. Gehalten haben wir nur bei den Natural Bridges, die zwar ähnlich aussehen wie die ...

Day 34, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 34

A travel blog entry by kiriandalex

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We spent most of today driving from Las Vegas to Monument Valley. We picked up the car from the airport at 10am this morning, and apart from two short stops we spent the rest of the time on the road! Even though it was a very long time for Alex to be ...

O - Découverte de Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

O - Découverte de Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by notre-trip

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... en vedette John Wayne. Par la suite beaucoup de films furent tournés dans ces splendides paysages. La géographie spéciale de Monument Valley est seulement l’œuvre de la nature. Celle-ci a sculpté dans les rochers durant des milliers ...

Apr 20, 2011, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Apr 20, 2011

A travel blog entry by eszti.tobi

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Monument Valley, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by kimliehm

Gouldings ...

Monument Valley - The West of the Movies, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley - The West of the Movies

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... viewing area on the loop road of 20 miles or so around the park to most of the best viewpoints and scenic marvels. Monument Valley is Navajo land, so it is naturally not included in the National Parks pass, but the fee was surprisingly reasonable ...

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