Ben's 2017 Route 66 Adventure

Day 17
Thursday, May 18

Moab UT

Heading out to Arches National Park

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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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Click photo below to tour the park with me

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Next stop: Monument Valley

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A left-over arch

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

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Starting to look "monumental" ahead

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

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Same view, screenshot from my dashcam.

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And the same view I had in 2002!

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Getting closer

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

The entrance road

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

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Next stop - The Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert

Round Rock AZ

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Chambers AZ

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

Click photo below to go through the park with me

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Next stop - Wigwam Motel, Holbrook AZ

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There it is!

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Time for dinner, and a beer or 2

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No, it was NOT Bud Light! Lagunitas IPA.

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End of Day 17

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

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That's 3512.4 from Chicago start