Day 1 - Monument Valley:
Monument Valley isn’t exactly close to any major city. If you're on a road trip like us here are the most convenient ways to get to Monument Valley:
•Page, Arizona - 125 miles
•Grand Canyon (South Rim) - 178 miles
•Phoenix Airport - 320 miles
•Albuquerque Airport - 324 miles
•Las Vegas Airport - 400 miles
Arrive at Monument Valley, pay 8$ per person to enter the Navajo Tribal park and drive the 17-mile loop.
Make sure not to miss these spots:The wildcat trail, The Mittens & Merrick Butte, The Tree Sisters, Jon Ford's Point, Totem Pole, Artist's Point.
Then head on to Forrest Gump Point - This is the most famous spot. It's best to visit this spot in the morning or early afternoon because, in the late afternoon and early evening, you'll be facing the sun. The speed limit on this road is 65 mph, so it's important to watch for cars since this road gets busy, especially in the afternoon.
You'll finish your day at The Mexican Hat is a weird and cool natural formation located outside of the formal park.
⇢ Drive 3 hours to Moab
🏨Sleep in: Moab