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Why Monument Valley Should Be Part of Your Northern Arizona Vacation

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Spread across Southeast Utah and Arizona northern border — near the Four Corners region — lie the magnificent sandstone buttes of Monument Valley. Made famous as a shooting location for various Westerns since the 1930s, Monument Valley is part of the Navajo Nation and home to the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Monument Valley is…

The Historic/Archaeological Sites of Monument Valley

Native American pottery and tools

The Navajo Nation’s Monument Valley is an awe-inspiring destination with a rich history. If you have always found archaeology and geology fascinating, Monument Valley – which straddles the Utah-Arizona border – should be a must-do addition to your list of vacation getaway ideas. Here are our top picks for can’t-miss historical and archeological sites in…

What to Expect from an Overnight Tour

Monument valley with stars

Many people who plan to visit Monument Valley dream of doing so during the daytime, when the sunlight paints the towering rock formations in bright colors and casts dramatic shadows across the desert landscape. However, at Monument Valley Safari, we offer nighttime tours that can be equally memorable, if not more so, than visiting this…

Top Five Attractions of Monument Valley, AZ

Monument valley panorama

When many people think of Northern Arizona, they picture the pine-covered peaks surrounding Flagstaff, the red rocks of Sedona, or the majesty of the Grand Canyon. But, if you travel just a bit further north, you’ll discover one of Arizona’s hidden treasures: Monument Valley. This region is characterized by dramatic spires jutting out of the…

Why Monument Valley Safari Gives the Best Guided Tours in Arizona

Monument valley at night

For nature enthusiasts and American history buffs alike, few places can beat the untouched beauty of the Southwest – and one of the most immersive ways to connect with the region is participating in a guided tour. There are multiple tour companies in Northern Arizona, but Monument Valley Safari has the singular ability to take…

Mystery Valley Tours in Arizona

Red rock at sunrise

The ancient indigenous ruins of Mystery Valley offer a picturesque view of petroglyphs and geological foundations scattered with artifacts. You’ll be able to experience Native American history firsthand, exploring ancient natural structures, taking in the beauty of the landscape, and examining the things the previous centuries’ inhabitants left behind. A guided tour of the area…

Hunts Mesa Guided Tours

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Our Hunts Mesa guided tours are highly praised by tourists, photographers, and history buffs alike. Often referred to as the hidden gem of Monument Valley, Hunts Mesa offers excitement as you travel over rocks, sand dunes, washes, and overlook cliffs. Hunts Mesa, which is located inside the tribal park, can only be reached by an…

Teardrop Arch Tours near Utah and Arizona

Red rock archway

Visit Teardrop Arch near Goulding’s Lodge just west of Interstate 163 to experience Arizona and Utah in a totally new way. When you tour the region with Monument Valley Safari, we will take you through Horseshoe Canyon where you’ll see Pearl Drop Ruins and experience the majestic Teardrop Arch. This beautifully sculpted formation is found…

Monument Valley Guided Tours

Redrocks at sunset

Despite its name, Monument Valley is not what you may expect. The landscape is vast, flat, and uninhabited with red mesas and buttes jutting up on many sides from the dramatic landscape. Sandstone layers stretch hundreds of feet toward the sky, giving a glimpse of the type of nature that surrounded the valley long before…

Lower Monument Valley

Redrock Arch

A Lower Monument Valley Tour will take you through the rocky terrain of the windswept landscape. You’ll be surrounded by the iconic Arizona arches, buttes, and spires that you’ll want to capture in photos. The awe-inspiring natural setting is enhanced by the vivid stories and history described by the Navajo people who will act ask…