All posts tagged: Scenic Valley Tour

Explore Monument Valley on foot, horse back or by car!

Driving to Monument Valley Navajo National Park along US Highway 163 has to be one of the most scenic drives in the world.  The drive is simply breath-taking as the iconic formations slowly become visible from miles away. As you start to get closer and closer, you can appreciate why it is one of the most photographed landscapes in the USA. Monument Valley facts Monument Valley is located on the border between Arizona and Utah Flagstaff, Arizona is the closest major city – 175 miles away The breath-taking landscape is made up of the many red sandstone buttes that tower at heights of 400 to 100 hundred feet A must see for any film fanatics, especially westerns, Monument Valley has provided the backdrop for numerous popular motion pictures including Stagecoach, Forest Gump and Thelma and Louise Monument Valley is not part of the US National Park Service as it is completely within and surrounded by the Navajo Indian Reservation Monument Valley Visitor Centre The Visitor Centre is extremely informative and overlooks the valley. You can stroll through the various exhibits of the Navajo Nation and learn …