11 days in Monument Valley & Sulphur Springs Itinerary

11 days in Monument Valley & Sulphur Springs Itinerary

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Fly to Cortez, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 5 nights
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Sulphur Springs
— 4 nights
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Monument Valley

— 5 nights
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Navajo National Monument and Pioneer Cemetery. Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and The Dinosaur Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Monument Valley's surroundings by going to Blanding (Goosenecks State Park, Little Westwater Ruin, &more) and Bluff (Comb Ridge & Sand Island Campground). There's still lots to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, see Off-Road Tours, don't miss a visit to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip itinerary tool.

Dallas to Monument Valley is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Monument Valley. Traveling from Dallas in September, you will find days in Monument Valley are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are much colder (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sulphur Springs

— 4 nights
Sulphur Springs is a city in Hopkins County, Texas, in the United States. Take a break from the city and head to Cooper Lake State Park and Mineola Nature Preserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hopkins County Courthouse and Hopkins County Veterans Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sulphur Springs: Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum (in Greenville), Sam Bell Maxey State Historic House Site (in Paris) and Hugo (Showman's Rest and Bull Rider's Reprieve & The Endangered Ark Foundation). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at The Retreat Massage & Day Spa, walk around East Texas Arboretum, identify plant and animal life at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, and see the interesting displays at Leo St. Clair Music Box Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sulphur Springs day trip planning website.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Sulphur Springs in 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sulphur Springs: highs are around 90°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sulphur Springs

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips