Travel Blogs from Monument Valley, United States

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Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by welltravelled67

Located in Utah in the heart of Navajo territory sits Monument Valley. This area is probably one of the most photographed areas in the country. Massive sandstone buttes in interesting forms are dotted throughout the area. We found from every angle and ...

Jun 07, 1992, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Jun 07, 1992

A travel blog entry by dmutz

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A monumental veiw, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

A monumental veiw

A travel blog entry by tim.ryan

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Back on the road again for a 3 1/2 hr drive to Monument Valley in Utah. Driving down the highway towards our accommodation the mighty rock formations know as the Monuments came into view bringing back memory's of all the old John Wayne movies I've seen ...

Navajo overnachting, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Navajo overnachting

A travel blog entry by marjonbaas

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... doen. We hadden eten mee dus eenmaal daar ons eten met de zonsondergang op de boog gegeten. De dag erna zijn we naar monument vakley gereden. Hier zijn we gaan overnachten. Om 5 uur met de jeep het reservaat van de navajo indianen ingerden. Onze guide is ...

Day 175 Cortez - Colorado - Goulding - Utah, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 175 Cortez - Colorado - Goulding - Utah

A travel blog entry by popusa2008

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Day 175 Cortez Colorado - Four Corners - Goulding's Camp Park Monument Valley - Utah Leaving Cortez and heading towards monument Valley allowed us to take in Four Corners, a particular spot in the Navajo reservation where 4 states meet. It is the only ...

Playing Cowboys in Utah, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Playing Cowboys in Utah

A travel blog entry by darrenstravels

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... , we went through some strange multi-coloured sand formations, more desert, then on the horizon, those huge famous formations that make up Monument Valley. The highlight of my trip, I've wanted to go there for many years, and it didn't disappoint. From ...

Ancient history, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Ancient history

A travel blog entry by lucy3119

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... in four states simultaneously – I guess that's what you get for abandoning Team C! We then began the iconic drive towards Monument Valley, passing the Mexican Hat rock and the spot where Forest Gump famously stops running.  At this point we all ...

Navajo Nation, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Navajo Nation

A travel blog entry by jaycollison

Monument Valley is the home of the Navajo Indian nation, amazing sandstone formations and the setting for loads of Western films, as well as Back to the Future 3 and Forrest Gump (the bit where he decides to stop running!) We had a guided jeep tour ...

Amazing Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Amazing Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by dianne.kennett

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... until we got to our hotel here in Kayenta which is just over the state border in Arizona, about 20 miles from the Monument Valley It cost us $5 each to get into the Monument Valley and we drove along an extremely bumpy and in places wet and slippery ...

Re-visit to Muir Woods & sail away, Muir Woods National Monument, United States travel blog

Re-visit to Muir Woods & sail away

A travel blog entry by tfleonard1

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... under the enormous trees and listening to the silence. After passing by the proposal area which was just after the location the United Nations was dedicated, we saw a sign describing a trail that did a loop back to the entrance but also warned that it ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by kausper

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A must see on the way to Moab was Monument Valley. Great scenery that also serves as the landscape for many a Hollywood blockbuster. We tested our Mustang but it felt no shame between all the 4WDs on the dirt road... Made it out just in time before the ...

Dag 8: Paarden en Navajo's, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Dag 8: Paarden en Navajo's

A travel blog entry by arends

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... in the Rock, het uitgehakt pad door de canyon om de Colorado over te kunnen steken. Omdat we zo'n zware lunch in Monument Valley gegeten hadden, hebben we in de avond niet echt meer gegeten, wel een lekker ijsje op de veranda genomen. Vervolgens iedereen ...

Day 32.  Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 32. Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah

A travel blog entry by tobyandcarol

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Mesa Verde, Four Corners Monument, Monument Valley! WOW! Bad connection here in Monument Valley, but too bad, cause I don't want to leave here any time soon. I'll do my best with pictures and updates, it is super beautiful here! Carol and I reviewed ...

Monument Valley and Mexican Hat, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley and Mexican Hat

A travel blog entry by abaguggis

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... there is a place called Mexican Hat. Why? Look at the picture.  Gestern sind wir durch das vielbestaunte Monument Valley gefahren. Ein Riesenauflauf von Touristen, die nicht nur mit ihren Privatautos durchfahren, sondern dort gibt es auch Ausflüge, ...

Petroglyph National Monument, Petroglyph National Monument, United States travel blog

Petroglyph National Monument

A travel blog entry by eabdulkareem

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... corner, Butte volcano is followed to its south by Bond, Vulcan, Black and JA volcanoes. Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including five volcanic cones, hundreds of archeological sites and an estimated ...

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-même une merveille! On enchaine par environ 4 heures de route vers Monument Valley, où nous sommes accueillis par la pluie! On décide de remettre à demain la traversée en voiture de la Valley, ...

Monumental Madness, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monumental Madness

A travel blog entry by ashlyn_rebekah

... driving through was once the bottom of the ocean - which was also cool to think about.  We stopped on the way into Monument Valley at a little sign on the side of a very straight road with other tourists taking photos. We then found out that this ...

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!          ...

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