Travel Blogs from Monument Valley, United States

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Valley of Dreams, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Valley of Dreams

A travel blog entry by qfroaming

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... Navajo Nation Indian Reservation covers a huge area from "Mexican Hat" in Utah 150 miles south to Winslow in Arizona. Therefore, Monument Valley is officially Navajo Indian Reservation land and it is run by the Navajo Nation accordingly. I decided to do ...

Red dirt gets everywhere, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Red dirt gets everywhere

A travel blog entry by prawn0

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... was only one lane in some areas actually blew my mind. So unsafe. We stopped off at one of the more iconic points surrounding monument valley which is where forest gump stopped running. There is a sign and all to Identify the spot but I was more intrigued ...

Gooseneck State Reserve / En Route, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Gooseneck State Reserve / En Route

A travel blog entry by pjordan

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Where the Wild Things (Lemley Boys) Are!, Muir Woods National Monument, United States travel blog

Where the Wild Things (Lemley Boys) Are!

A travel blog entry by elemley

Awesome redwoods!          ...

Monument Valley and Navajo Nation, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley and Navajo Nation

A travel blog entry by vagabondingbear

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... After that, well, all I can say is, look at the photos below! I cannot put words to it, like I said.     After monument Valley I drove to Shiprock NM and had a little nag to wanna go home. I called up Amy (My number one fan and likely only ...

From the Grand Canyon to Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

From the Grand Canyon to Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by cab514

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... we had more fascinating sights to see as we once again climbed into the trucks, which they called 'jeeps', and headed into Monument Valley proper. Owned by the Navajo, they run organized tours of the area which is massive in size.  You ...

Spittin' Dust, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Spittin' Dust

A travel blog entry by kevmeister

... 'John Wayne Trail'.Hadn't thought about it but the hotel here and the one we stayed in at LA were haunts his,with Monument Valley used for location filming on a number of John Ford westerns from 'Stagecoach' through to 'The Searchers'. This venue ...

The Mittens!, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

The Mittens!

A travel blog entry by vwuertz

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... different way and we end up driving through a subdivision before getting on the main road out of town.  The drive to Monument Valley takes us through some amazingly beautiful country.  Buttes and mesas and wide open spaces line the road.  ...

very very nice, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

very very nice

A travel blog entry by ciexi

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This region of earth is definitely one of the nicest i ever seen, monument valley is awesome but also all the region around...it really deserve to spend time hanging around, i went to fast i will have to come back some ...

Dinner with the Navajos!, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Dinner with the Navajos!

A travel blog entry by sweetplum

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... to take a picture of it, even that we had to paid for it 3$ to go there. But it was worth it! ,) We arrived at the Monument Valley. Theres not really a word for it is just beautiful and a stunning view. We went on a "jeep" tour. But it is wintertime and ...

Arches to Monument Valley-239 Kms, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Arches to Monument Valley-239 Kms

A travel blog entry by ozray

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... . Left Arches at 11:15 so figured we had time for a quick visit to the neighbouring Canyonlands National Park before our scheduled Monument Valley tour. Turned out to be further away than we thought but it was well worth the drive. The area called ...

Monument valley - En tur i indianerland, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument valley - En tur i indianerland

A travel blog entry by bsvendsen

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Sĺ ankom vi til Monument Valley ret tidligt pĺ dagen. Campingpladsen var ikke noget at rĺbe hurra for, sĺ vi blev ret hurtigt enige om at křre ned og se deres visitor center. Vi var nemlig logsĺ idt usikre pĺ hvorvist vi skulle tage turen ...

"Hello Little Lady!" (John Wayne accent)

A travel blog entry by heidi.brown

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... reservation to Monument Valley.  We took a jeep tour with Gouldings Trading Post through the restricted backcountry of Monument Valley, a beautiful, pristine area of buttes and arches accessible only with authorized Navajo guides.  John Ford, ...

drive from Pagosa Springs to Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

drive from Pagosa Springs to Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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Beautiful drive through forest mountains full of autum colors, the desolute area of Four Corners, and then the spectacular view along the long road coming into Monument Valley. ...

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

Day 2 - Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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... and paths were not paved and a person can really get knocked around.  After that we took a 4 mile hike down to the monument called "Left Mitten."   It was 4 long and dry miles through what is essentially a desert.  Check out the photo of ...

Monumental!, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monumental!

A travel blog entry by werryhoneymoon

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... from Kayenta, during which you briefly enter Utah (see photo), before almost immediately dropping back into Arizona. The initial views of Monument Valley are jaw-dropping. Even on a cloudy day, the magnitude of them is astounding, jutting up from the flat ...

Monument Valley a Natural Bridges, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley a Natural Bridges

A travel blog entry by xlukas.prokop

Brzy ráno vstáváme a absolvujeme ten samý trek, tentokrát za sílícího slunečního svitu. Opět bez chyby. Po vydatné snídani se vydáváme po šotolinové cestě (tentokrát autem) na cca sedmnáctimílovou štreku s ...

Thunderstruck!, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Thunderstruck!

A travel blog entry by frankie123

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Today was a very interesting day! We left Torrey around 10, Heading for Monument Valley - The place where all old western cowboy films used to be shot!  My dad had read about this place called Muley Point - a rough road track to the middle of no ...

Magic thumb, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Magic thumb

A travel blog entry by cody_max

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... we were standing we could right down into the Colorado river.  Truly a sight for saw eyes.  Joe was traveling through to Monument valley.  It was a bit off the main road to Durango but still worth popping in for a couple of pics.   ...

Day 40 - hike in Monument Valley, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 40 - hike in Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by rowdyblue

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... a couple of hours after we made our way in, it was into the car and off for a few photos on the road into Monument Valley (featured in many movies, but most famously as the place where Forest Gump stopped running), before driving off to the Grand Canyon. ...

4 Corners. Day 52., Monument Valley, United States travel blog

4 Corners. Day 52.

A travel blog entry by bri74

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... views though. Checked out Canyonlands NP then I went to 4 Corners and Ian went on his way. I continued to Mexican Hat and camped near Monument Valley. I stink. Its super hot and I've been sweating for 12 hours in the saddle. Mileage - 22366 - 353. ...

Monument valley and the mutant wasp, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument valley and the mutant wasp

A travel blog entry by mattsarah-usa

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... in New york on 8th December. Which I was really excited about. Until the wasp. Which ruined my life. For the day. Driving into Monument valley was amazing. I have had a picture of the long road and the red rocks in the background as my screen saver on my ...

Monumental sites & scenes, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monumental sites & scenes

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... . The next few stops (along with a lot of other tour 'jeeps' - open back 'trays' with a roof) were the classic 'Western/Monument Valley iconic' views. scattered around many of the stops, as well as on the public road outside the park, were tables set up ...

Monument Valley in a cloud, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley in a cloud

A travel blog entry by shaplandtracker

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... wonderful "View Hotel" excitedly looked out of the window and found that we were in a thick freezing fog cloud which stayed over the valley all day. Not what we had planned! After a few hours waiting to see if it would lift we decided to extend our stay ...

John Wayne slept here, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

John Wayne slept here

A travel blog entry by ocotillostb

Yes, this is that valley where the John Wayne westerns were made.  They even named the monument rocks after him and John Ford.  We did a beautiful hike around several of them.  Sadie got to go here. ...

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

Moab to Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by shaplandtracker

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... hike. It seemed to be mainly uphill so was a good workout too! After lunch we headed south out of Moab and headed for Monument Valley. We arrived at our hotel in the dark so didn't get to see the famous formations except as hulking shapes in the ...

Muir Woods, Muir Woods National Monument, United States travel blog

Muir Woods

A travel blog entry by d2ym

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   We started our day trip at Muir Woods, near Mill Valley. We walked around on the boardwalk through the redwoods. At one point, we found a huge colony of ladybugs mating. Weird. We also found a banana slug. It's supposedly good luck to ...

Monument Valley in Euroland, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley in Euroland

A travel blog entry by techhobo

... and Germans.. for the first time I've noticed more RVs and RV caravans full of Europeans than old people. I think they see this as the epitome of the wild west since John Ford used this backdrop in his Western movies for years. Monument Valley - ...

Fact: Valley Lies Within Navajo Nation Reservation, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Fact: Valley Lies Within Navajo Nation Reservation

A travel blog entry by pjordan

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Monument valley - Navajos, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument valley - Navajos

A travel blog entry by laura_schofield

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... 20 years to the day since the film was released! Our final stop of the day and our rest place for the evening was Monument valley, which is where a million ways to die in the west, back to the future 3, the Lone Ranger, transformers and numerous ...

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