Ben's 2017 Route 66 Adventure
Thursday, May 18
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!
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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!
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
#8 National Park/Monument for this trip
The entrance road
Click photo below to come with me on the (sometimes scary) tour adventure
Next stop - The Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert
Round Rock AZ
Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert
#9 National Park/Monument for the trip
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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