Attractions

Top Choice Monument in Navajo National Monument

Navajo National Monument

The Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings of Navajo National Monument make for a serene and highly recommended detour on the road from Glen Canyon to Monument Valley. There's a well-staffed visitor center, walking trai…
Historic Building in Navajo Reservation

Hubbell Trading Post

Widely respected merchant John Lorenzo Hubbell established this trading post in 1878 to supply Navajos returning from Fort Sumner with dry goods and groceries. Now run by the NPS, it still sells food, souvenirs and …
National Park in Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park

This national park is an extraordinary sight: the Painted Desert here is strewn with fossilized logs predating the dinosaurs. The 'trees' are fragmented, fossilized 225-million-year-old logs scattered over a vast ar…
Natural Feature in Eastern Arizona

Meteor Crater

Nearly a mile across and 600ft deep, the second-most impressive hole in Arizona was formed by a fiery meteor that screamed into the atmosphere about 50,000 years ago, when giant sloths lived in these parts. Meteor C…
Viewpoint in Canyon de Chelly National ­Monument

Spider Rock Overlook

The silence here is strangely invigorating as you watch birds soaring between you and the Spider Rock, a 800ft bifurcated sandstone spire guarding the place where Canyon de Chelly meets Monument Canyon. It's easy to…
National Park in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Great views can be had from along Hwy 163, but to really get up close and personal you'll need to visit the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. From the visitor center, a rough and unpaved scenic driving loop covers…
Museum in Window Rock

Navajo Nation Museum

The sleek and modern Navajo Nation Museum, dedicated exclusively to the history and culture of the Nation, punches well above its weight. Exhibits range from textiles, silverwork and ceramics to the remains of an ep…
Historic Building in Eastern Arizona

Fort Apache Historic Park

A self-guided tour of the park leads to the fort's historic buildings, where an exhibit inside the 1871 officers' quarters highlights Apache scouts and explains why tribal members helped the US Army in the Indian Wa…
Museum in Tuba City & Moenkopi

Explore Navajo Interactive Museum

A perfect precursor to exploring the Navajo Reservation, this museum will deepen your understanding of the land, its people and their traditions. You'll learn why the Navajo call themselves the 'People of the Fourth…
State Park in Winslow

Homolovi State Park

This 4000-acre high-grassland park protects the artifacts and structures within this sacred Hopi ancestral homeland. Before the area was converted into a park in 1993, bold thieves used backhoes to remove artifacts.…