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 much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, make a trip to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and walk around Sandstone Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Monument Valley is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. 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 The Endangered Ark Foundation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hopkins County Courthouse and Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sulphur Springs: Sam Bell Maxey State Historic House Site (in Paris), Mineola Nature Preserve (in Mineola) and Showman's Rest and Bull Rider's Reprieve (in Hugo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Hopkins County Veterans Memorial, relax and rejuvenate at The Retreat Massage & Day Spa, examine the collection at Southwest Dairy Center & Museum, and look for gifts at The Bookworm Box.

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

Things to do in Sulphur Springs

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips