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Anyone been? Worth the drive up from Phoenix? Any tips, advice? etc? Been on my list for ages and this ...


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Old 04-03-2017, 11:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Anyone been? Worth the drive up from Phoenix? Any tips, advice? etc?

Been on my list for ages and this new truck gives me an excuse to drive up that way!
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We went through there on the way back from Colorado last summer. It was pretty cool, better than i thought it would be and you'll be right by Moab. Lots of good offroading there. May not be worth it by itself, but as art of a trip, its worth the drive through. Where are you coming from? We also went to the Grand Falls outside of Flagstaff last weekend. pretty cool and not far from Monument Valley.
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Agreed, Monument Valley is only worth going if you're passing through to somewhere else! Just like most of the stuff up there... mexican hat, 4 corners, etc.
Take a pic of your truck with the famous hwy 163 backdrop and keep rolling. It's beautiful, but pretty desolate and remote. Grand Falls is a good suggestion too.
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A few months after I bought my Raptor my wife and I visited Monument Valley on our way to Moab from CA. We had stopped in Flagstaff for the night before heading towards Monument Valley.

Well worth the drive and the views were awesome. We stayed at TheVeiw Hotel and it was very nice... this was the view from our room balcony,



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Valley of the gods is a little north of monument valley but way nicer.
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Valley of the gods is a little north of monument valley but way nicer.
Yep if you are going to go up to Monument might as well hit Valley of the Gods as well. Then take Moki Dugway pass over to Natural Bridges.
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Coming from Scottsdale. Have a week off so thinking about hitting the Meteor Crater in Winslow, 4 Corners, Monument Valley, Moab, etc. Kind of a week long trip wherever it takes me.

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A few months after I bought my Raptor my wife and I visited Monument Valley on our way to Moab from CA. We had stopped in Flagstaff for the night before heading towards Monument Valley.

Well worth the drive and the views were awesome. We stayed at TheVeiw Hotel and it was very nice... this was the view from our room balcony,



Awesome views of the Raptor, as you can see :)

Just getting a picture like this with my truck would be worth the drive!
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Coming from Scottsdale. Have a week off so thinking about hitting the Meteor Crater in Winslow, 4 Corners, Monument Valley, Moab, etc. Kind of a week long trip wherever it takes me.
Did you ever make it up there?


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Did you ever make it up there?
Not yet... thinking about going tomorrow...


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A little fun in Monument Valley today.




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