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Monument Valley, Utah & Arizona

endless shades of orange and red

This magical area is a breathtaking experience at its peak during dawn or dusk. The landscape is covered by endless shades of orange and red, and famous for its use in various forms of media, specifically as a film set. The iconic Mittens form a perfect triangle in the middle of the valley, adding to the spiritual experience that will stay long in the memory.

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Visit Monument Valley, Utah & Arizona

You’re likely to have seen it on film, TV or iconic photographs of western America. The recognisable red rock bluffs of Monument Valley are quite unforgettable!

Where is Monument Valley?

Visit Monument Valley on the Arizona/Utah border, part of the Navajo Nation, so it’s another great destination where you’re able to hop over state lines! The majority of the scenic locations here are found within the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

How much does it cost to enter Monument Valley?

Admission to the park is $5 per person and is free for children under the age of 9. National Park passes can’t be used here as it isn’t a federal park.

What to do in Monument Valley?

There are many different routes to hike in monument Valley, the beautiful rock formations will take your breath away as you scour the landscapes. The best viewpoints of the park can be found along the assigned routes where you can drive to each point. There are so many vista points you’ll need to stop at, so allow an afternoon for this visit. We would definitely recommend a guided tour to explore Monument Valley as your guide will take you to places you cannot access without them. For a true western experience, horse riding can be a rather interesting way to see Monument Valley!

What to expect from the weather in Monument Valley?

The desert landscape is often hot and sunny, but temperatures can take a drastic dip, so be sure to take layers. The red rock buttes do sometimes see a sprinkling of snow, which somehow makes the landscape even more epic!

Where to stay in Monument Valley?

We love The View Hotel, which offers a superb view, overlooking the whole valley. Where else can you wake up to a view like that?!

Don’t leave Monument Valley without… Catching a sunset! The naturally dark skies and no light pollution, Monument Valley is covered with a blanket of bright stars most nights. You can sit out and star gaze way into the night! 

explore the road trips that visit Monument Valley, Utah below...

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Visit Phoenix, Scottsdale, Route 66 Section, Canyon de Chelly NM, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon NP and Sedona

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Las Vegas & the Canyons

Visit Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon NP, Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Monument Valley, Arches NP, Capitol Reef NP, Bryce Canyon NP, Zion NP & Las Vegas

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Southwest Explorer

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National Parks Explorer

Yellowstone NP, Grand Teton NP, Arches NP, Bryce Canyon NP, Zion NP, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon NP, Sedona & more

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LA to New Orleans

Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park, Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, Santa Fe, Route 66, Amarillo, Dallas, Houston & New Orleans

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Ultimate Route 66

Chicago, Springfield, St. Louis, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Santa Fe, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon NP, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Los Angeles & more

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National Parks Explorer Plus

Denver, Badlands, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches, Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Mesa Verde, Durango & More

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Wonders of the West

San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite NP, Zion NP, Bryce NP, Grand Canyon NP, Monument Valley, Grand Teton NP, Yellowstone NP, Park City & more

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Southern Crossover

Miami, Orlando, Florida Panhandle, New Orleans, Texas, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Joshua Tree NP, Palm Springs, LA & more

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Ultimate Southwest

Scottsdale, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Las Vegas, Yosemite, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Big Sur, Los Angeles, San Diego & more

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Grand Tour America

San Fran, Big Sur, LA, Las Vegas, Zion NP, Grand Canyon, Texas, New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, Blue Ridge Parkway, Washington DC, NYC & more

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Trans America

New York, Washington DC, Blue Ridge Parkway, Nashville, Memphis, Route 66, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Zion NP, Las Vegas, LA & more

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