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Don't Miss Forrest Gump Point Monument Valley

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As you travel on US Route 163, Mile 13, i.e. Forrest Gump Point Monument Valley, is the exact point where Forrest stopped his running phase & told his followers, “I’m pretty tired… I think I’ll go home now.” 🔴 Subscribe to Our Big Escape Channel for more videos just like this: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCui8qQuvNXnj5ssL5Y9nDuA?sub_confirmation=1 ✅ Visit Our Big Escape to learn more about Monument Valley travel guide: https://ourbigescape.com/6-great-monument-valley-az-boondocking-spots/ Forrest Gump is running northbound on Monument Valley Road toward the Mexican Hat rock formation. Did you know that when you are driving Monument Valley you are in the Navajo Tribal Park? The Navajo Nation is the monument valley caretakers. In what State is Monument Valley? Actually 2 States, Arizona and Utah. Monument Valley to Grand Canyon North Rim is 248 miles, a 4 hour 20-minute drive ... East Rim is 165 miles, a 2 hour 45-minute drive ... South Rim is 190 miles, a 3 hour 20-minute drive. Page, Arizona is a 2 to 2.5 hour drive, one way, to Monument Valley. As you travel through the flat desert landscape, huge red monoliths and unique rock formations jut out, giving the valley its name. Breathtaking Hunts Mesa is one of the Monument Valley panoramas. The Mitten buttes, Merrick Butte, John Ford Point, and Three Sisters in Monument Valley National Park. Monument Valley Park has been featured in a large number of popular movies, including Forrest Gump, Nation Lampoons Vacation, Mission Impossible II, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and the new HBO series Westworld. Monument Valley has great horseback riding tours. While Spring and Autumn is the best time of year to visit for hiking, enjoying Monument Valley Hikes in winter snow is a different adventure. Remember, you can make use of hotels near monument valley or the monument valley campground. You want to be in Monument Valley at night for the incomparable view of thousands of stars. ~~~ Social Media ~~~ 👥 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ARoadtoTravel/ 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/aroadtotravel 📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ourbigescape/ P Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ourbigescape CHAPTERS 🕘Timestamps: 00:00 - Start 00:10 - Sunrise Over Monument Valley 00:58 - Forrest Gump Point 02:36 - Monument Valley Buttes 04:17 - Navajo Lifestyle 06:43 - Sun Setting Over Monument Valley
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