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Ben's 2017 Route 66 Adventure

Day 17
Thursday, May 18

Moab UT

Heading out to Arches National Park

 

Arches National Park
#7 National Park/Monument for this trip

This was even more spectacular than I remembered from my 2002 visit!

Click to tour the park with me

 

Next stop: Monument Valley

A left-over arch

This is the result of what I drove through on this road yesterday!

 

Starting to look monumental ahead

 

That's Monument Valley. I just love this view!

Same view, screenshot from my dashcam.

And the same view I had in 2002!

Getting closer

 

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
#8 National Park/Monument for this trip

The entrance road

Click to come with me on the (sometimes scary) tour adventure

 

Next stop - The Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert

Round Rock AZ

 

Chambers AZ

 

Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert
#9 National Park/Monument for the trip

Click to go through the park with me

 

Next stop - Wigwam Motel, Holbrook AZ

There it is!


Time for dinner, and a beer or 2

No, it was NOT Bud Light! Lagunitas IPA.

 

End of Day 17

A really big and busy one: 526 miles for the day.
Only 21 on Interstate!


That's 3512.4 from Chicago start

 

 

On to Day 18

 

 

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