Monument Valley to Grand Canyon Road Trip
Monument Valley is located near the four corners area along the borders of Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. Visiting Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon makes a sweet road trip, especially if you have more than one day to explore. This valley of stone is part of the Navajo Reservation and includes the Monument Valley Tribal Park and much of the surrounding area. Monument Valley is an area of spectacular beauty with towers of red sandstone that rise from the valley floor to elevations of over 1,000 feet. This area was famous for being the backdrop of many western movies, long before large number of tourists visited the area. Monument Valley Tribal Park was created to protect and conserve one of the most scenic and least disturbed portions of this area. The park also protects Native American history from the time of the Ancestral Puebloans, to the recent Navajo Tribe. If you're traveling to the Grand Canyon, including a visit to Monument Valley is a great addition to your trip Read the guide below to learn more.