Travel Blogs from Monument Valley, United States

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Nanako's Visit, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Nanako's Visit

A travel blog entry by 78ers

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... - I really made a point of telling her ahead of time that, 'We live in the middle of nowhere!'   After sunset at Monument Valley we headed back to Monticello with a dinner stop at the San Juan River Kitchen in Bluff- delicious as always- LOVE that ...

Arches Nationalpark & Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Arches Nationalpark & Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by tem

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... was late, sunset gave us some great shots and views, but it also meant to set up tent in the night. Our next aim was Monument Valley, an Indian owned park. We got there in the afternoon and had a look around the souvenir shop. The souvenir shop is also ...

Where Mother Earth meets the Sky, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Where Mother Earth meets the Sky

A travel blog entry by anne-marie352

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... de Upper Canyon, car on ne s'en lasse pas. C'est quand-męme une merveille! On enchaine par environ 4 heures de route vers Monument Valley, oů nous sommes accueillis par la pluie! On décide de remettre ŕ demain la traversée en voiture de la Valley, ...

Monument Valley Views, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley Views

A travel blog entry by cytravel

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I had booked a tour through Gouldings before I left, so we cooked breakfast and  met our Navajo guide, Larry, at the appointed 9:00 AM time.  We piled into the back of a 4 wheel drive pick up that had been remodeled with seats and a cover ...

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

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by debsykes

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Incredible journey to monument valley after Grand ...

Sunrise, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Sunrise

A travel blog entry by debsykes

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Up very early to watch the sunrise over monument valley, watched from our room. Heading off to Zion after ...

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

Natural Bridges and Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... of the Gods before we took an amazing descent. Eventually we crossed the state border with Arizona and we entered the amazing Monument Valley, a Navajo reservation. We took the unpaved 17 mile drive down Monument Valley Drive where we got a closer look at ...

Goosenecks State Park & Natural Bridges Nat'l Park, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Goosenecks State Park & Natural Bridges Nat'l Park

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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 The campground is in a perfect location to watch the sun rise over Monument Valley; what a glow behind them! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Goosenecks State Park The way the San Juan river snakes through ...

Just big, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Just big

A travel blog entry by andibueckle

After you spent a day at Monument Valley, you redefine your notion of the word "big".  And: You finally understand why older generations are so in love with John Wayne ...

Home of the Big Rocks, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Home of the Big Rocks

A travel blog entry by casebrent

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... pretty place called Kayenta. This is a Indian reserve in Utah where these awesome rocks come out of the ground to form this valley, It was a amazing sight standing beside these big rocks and being there for sunset to see it all change colour and shades ...

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. ...

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