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Grand Canyon via Sedona and Navajo Reservation
"Your day trip from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon includes some of Arizona's most scenic landscapes. Start with a journey through the Sonoran Desert to the red rock country of Sedona where you will make a morning coffee break and a photo stop. Take a stroll through stunning Sedona before continuing your tour along a pretty 17-mile scenic drive in Oak Creek Canyon.You’ll travel up into the San Francisco Mountains surrounding t and you’ll have a break to eat drink in the boundless wonders of the canyon from great overlooks take a short nature walk or browse shops for souvenirs handcrafted by the local Indians.After your lunch break your guide will take you on a 23-mile driving tour along the rim of the Grand Canyon. This is the main event – incredible view after incredible view of the canyon will keep your jaw in a permanent dropped state. You’ll stop at viewpoints along the way to and then your guide will escort you by van from the canyon to the Navajo Reservation
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Albuquerque Rio Grande Balloon Ride
"We fly most days at sunrise weather permitting. We begin by meeting you at our launch site which is right on the west side of the Rio Grande River. Once at the launch site we will inflate the balloon and fly for about an hour down the river valley here in Albuquerque. During the flight depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day you will have great views of the Sandia Mountains to the east Petroglyph national monument to the west
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Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunset
"Begin your experience in the afternoon with check-in at the downtown headquarters (or choose optional pickup from your Albuquerque hotel). Afterward hop in the van and head to the launch site.When you arrive watch your hot air balloon fill up with air. You even have the option to assist the crew as they fill up the giant balloon!Once the balloon is ready step into the sturdy basket and float up to the skies. Soak up bird's-eye views of the Rio Grande Valley and Albuquerque as you gently drift high above the ground. Snap photos of the sprawling mesa and the Sandia Mountains a landmark mountain range to the east of Albuquerque.Your pilot decides the route for the evening depending on the winds. You could glide over Albuquerque hover low enough to wave at people in the city or see the Rio Grande River up close. Expect stunning panoramic views of the desert landscape
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More Transportation in Chaco Canyon National Monument

Getting there

Chaco Culture NHP is located about 170 driving miles northwest of Santa Fe, 70 miles west of Cuba, and about 60 miles, give or take a few, south of Farmington or Bloomfield, NM. Directions will vary...
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Oct 23, 2011

Drive, bike, hike the park (combined tip)

After a stop at the Visitor Center for information and any necessary permits, you'll jump on the 9-mile, one-way, paved loop road to visit 6 of the main sites. There are parking lots at each (some...
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Nov 30, 2009

The Road to Chaco Canyon

There are two roads into Chaco Canyon, one from the south and one from the east. The one from the south is entirely unpaved and prone to becoming impassable if muddy. The road to the east is partially...
Jul 08, 2005
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Chaco Culture National Park

One of the largest concentrations of Puebloan indian great houses is in Chaco Canyon. At least 5 or 6 of these great houses are scattered throughout the canyon. It's a real bear to get here with over...
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"Yupkoyvi: "The Place beyond the Horizon""
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"Chaco Canyon National Historic Park"
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"12th Century Capitol of the USA"
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"Chaco Canyon National Monument"
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"Stonework that Dates WAY Back"
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