Travel Blogs from Monument Valley, United States

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Balloons, Breaking Bad, Big Buttes and BIG Canyons, Albuquerque, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon , United States travel blog

Balloons, Breaking Bad, Big Buttes and BIG Canyons

A travel blog entry by lara.eric.cam

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... Hill where the original route 66 passed through.  We were pretty ready to leave by then so we tackled the 6 hour drive to Monument Valley in 5 hours arriving in good time to also drive the 17 mile unpaved circuit in the Valley itself. It was all so ...

Arches, Four Corners and Navajo Nation, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Arches, Four Corners and Navajo Nation

A travel blog entry by rachelandbob

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We started late - ignoring the alarm - refusing to open block out curtains. It was drizzling and the day looked miserable. We walked down the street for brekky and got takeaway cake, coffee and milkshakes. So we got to the Arches National Park. As the ...

Monument Valley, Four Corners and a sandstorm, Oljato-Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley, Four Corners and a sandstorm

A travel blog entry by rachelandbob

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Got up early to take photos of amazing light on the rocks but the sandy skies were much worse than when we arrived last night. I could have cried. We decided to get going to breakfast and talk our options through; that didn't work so we braved the strong ...

Cowboys & Indians -

Cowboys & Indians - "butte-ful"

A travel blog entry by marelia

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... our jeep tour. From the visitors centre we could see the Mittens, which was pretty impressive already. It's extremely dry in Monument Valley though - it's completely beyond me how anyone could ever have lived there. Our guide, Patrick, drove us around in ...

And then... Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

And then... Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by hannihanni

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... is not very interesting in my opinion. But when we entered Utah, it is getting more and more beautiful. And then... The Monument Valley is getting closer according to the navigation. I am very curious about the new campground I booked, it says that The ...

Welcome to Marlboro Country, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Welcome to Marlboro Country

A travel blog entry by gone2asia

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The Mittens, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

The Mittens

A travel blog entry by callanclan

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We arrrive at our motel at Monument Valley amogst a dust storm.  We check in and go straight up to our room to check out the view, as the motel name suggests.  The view is fantastic, we can lay in bed and see one of The Mittens.  ...

Scenic Drive to Taos, Petroglyph National Monument, United States travel blog

Scenic Drive to Taos

A travel blog entry by angelakent

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... win for the scenic drive guide book. Rather than the short 2 hour drive to Taos on the freeway, we started at Petroglyph National Monument took a scenic drive through the Jemez Mountains. At least the parts I saw were scenic. I had a late night working on ...

Something not to miss, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Something not to miss

A travel blog entry by kgmliem

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... able to see the big table rocks, but nothing I was expecting. After harrassing a local Indian and we finally made it to Monument Valley. The ranger at the entrace of the park told us that we shouldn't miss the 17-miles loop. Considering that my booklet ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by majse

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... samt i motorhomes eller nogle baraklignende-bygninger. Her til morgen har jeg nydt morgenkaffen til den smukkeste solopgang over Monument Valley :-) Senere i dag går turen til Glen Canyon National Recreation Area og byen Page ved Lake ...

Desert trails, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Desert trails

A travel blog entry by roastbeefnolive

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... into the desert and our next motel just across the state border in Arizona.  En route we travelled through Monument Valley another spectacular landscape filled with towering rock formations (the tallest a thousand foot high). It's a famous land ...

Cliff Dwellings, cracks, and canyons, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Cliff Dwellings, cracks, and canyons

A travel blog entry by woodshed-abroad

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... a bit, discovered our hosts had left breakfast for us so stopped grumbling and heated up the coffee. Today we were headed to monument valley aka every western you've ever seen. To get there however we were going to go via the Mesa Verda National Park. ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle

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... of souvenirs. Onwards to Tuba City, and across the state line to Utah and Kayenta, the gateway to our next destination of Monument Valley; the roads had great views of the badlands/desert in the Navajo Nation as we approached the turn-off in the middle ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by helen-and-matt

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Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by threwi

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Sind heute von Tuba City zum Monument Valley gefahren um die einzigartigen Gesteinsformationen dort zu sehen. Wir haben mit unserem Auto auch den Trail direkt unten im Valley erkundet. Auch hier eine atemberaubende Landschaft die wie sonst ...

M - En route vers Monument Valley, UT, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

M - En route vers Monument Valley, UT

A travel blog entry by notre-trip

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Jeudi 28 octobre 2010 BONNE FÊTE CLAIRE !!! Aujourd'hui, direction Monument Valley UT. Claude rêve depuis plusieurs années d’y aller. Après avoir pris le petit déjeûner gratuit au resto du camping, nous prenons la I-40 à 8:30, il fait ...

Marlboro Man country, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Marlboro Man country

A travel blog entry by jackyna

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Monument Valley was another of the peaks of my trip, it is my dream Marlboro country. One of those pictures you know since you were a child, but it never happens to go there. And now, it finally came to me ...

Across the Lunar Plain, Grand Canyon and Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Across the Lunar Plain

A travel blog entry by pavelmichaelusa

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... , it is actually a different country from the U.S.  We noticed red towers poking over the mesas; The Navajo Tribal Area--Monument Valley was ours.  We drove out to the reservation and stole some views of the massive buttes rising over the ...

Day 52, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 52

A travel blog entry by barbo1999

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... ; The road is so long looks like a ribbon laid out in front of you.  This is truly a beautiful country!!!  We arrived in Monument Valley at what we thought was 3:30 pm...but we lose an hour now.  This place was the home of many John Wayne ...

Giddy Up, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Giddy Up

A travel blog entry by scjones61

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Head W on 160 to Teec Nos Pos. Head N on 191 and then W on 163 to Mexican Hat.     Monument Valley views ...

Worth more than one night....next time, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Worth more than one night....next time

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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We have stopped here for one night on our way to Lake Powell. We have driven through Monument Valley and you can see why they filmed all the Western Movies here. The colours of the rocks are a deep red when the sun hits them the right way. This park is ...

The Amazing Monument Valley Tribal Park, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

The Amazing Monument Valley Tribal Park

A travel blog entry by arezoosh

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... to get a room. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Our room was so modern, clean and nice. All the rooms are facing the Monument Valley so all of them have breath-taking views of the valley. The hotel is built using materials from the area and it's ...

Sleeping outside with the Navajos, Oljato-Monument Valley, USA travel blog

Sleeping outside with the Navajos

A travel blog entry by wolters

Arriving at monument valley, where films such as the Lone Ranger, back to the future 3, and other movies were filmed. We went on a jeep tour through the valley and saw different rock formations, such as an elephant, alligator and camel. We had dinner ...

Lake Powell - Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Lake Powell - Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... die Felsformationen auch den Hintergrund zu einer Szene in Forest Gump lieferten (wer erkennt das Bild?). Wir verbringen die Nacht im Valley und fast alle lehnen das Angebot ab, in einer der Navajo Lehmhütten zu schlafen und rollt seine Luftmatratze ...

Monument Valley & Moonlight Springs Ranch, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley & Moonlight Springs Ranch

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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Here are a few photos from our visit to Moonlight Springs Ranch a couple days ago just outside Monument Valley. Lorenz is a Navajo medicine man who maintains this range his grandparents lived on in the traditional way. We're working on a plan to visit ...

Dusty Trail to Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Dusty Trail to Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by suelacey

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... Trading Post. Soon after we go through the Painted Desert where exposed rock strata are all different colours. Today's highlight was Monument Valley - part of Navajo Nation and home to the movie westerns. The valley appears flat as far as the eye can ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

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Via Mesa Verde NP Four Corners ...

Splendid hike and a Monumental drive, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Splendid hike and a Monumental drive

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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... panoramas over the valley. A great start to the day, good exercise and excellent weather. We were so lucky! Straight off to Monument Valley, past our hotel and up the Scenic Highway. It was obvious that our good luck would hold out – stunning blue ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by jasonstaten

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... and stopped for lunch at a place called the Anasazi Inn and had a Roast Beef Fry Bread Sandwich.     Monument Valley’s impressive features start way before the Park. You can see the topographic features huge formations of rock with ...

Trek Day No.29 - Monument Valley, Utah, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Trek Day No.29 - Monument Valley, Utah

A travel blog entry by jtsweeting

I am writing this sat in a Navajo Hogan in the middle of Monument Valley and everyone is telling ghost stories so I'm trying to block them out. It's not to far to Monument Valley so we didn't have to get up until 8am. Today I joined Lexx in the very back ...

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