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Things to do in the American Southwest

The American Southwest is known for its absolutely amazing natural landscapes and deep-rooted connection to ancient cultures, making it an incredibly popular region for those who love to travel. From some of the world’s most iconic landmarks to the delicious Native American and Hispanic inspired cuisine, the Southwest is packed full of good fun, great food, and epic adventures.

With so many wonderful attractions it’s hard to determine the best way to spend your time in this beautiful area. Well lucky for you, we’ve done the hard work for you and narrowed it down to the best of the best of the American southwest.

So grab your travel bag and pack your appetite for fun because we’re taking you on an in-depth tour of the place that epitomizes the southwest and that’s the magnificent Monument Valley, Utah.

Monument Valley is filled with absolutely everything the Southwest is famous for. Humongous red rock mountains, jaw-dropping wide open landscapes, amazing buttes, and mesas that you can’t find anywhere else and an amazing connection to the timeless Navajo culture. You’ll also love the lore of Monument Valley if you’re a fan of classic western movies. From Stagecoach to How the west was won and many others, Monument Valley serves as one of the world’s most popular locations for classic American westerns.

Goulding’s resort and tours are by far the best way to explore Monument Valley. Rather your Rambling in with your family in an RV or even flying in on a small plane, Goulding’s has the perfect accommodations for you. The first-class comfort of our RV park and lodging will make you feel right at home while you have the time of your life exploring the area.

When it comes time to start your adventure through Monument Valley Goulding’s guided tours will take you to several gorgeous locations that can only be discovered through our professionally lead excursions.  You’ll see iconic arches, exquisite buttes, and colossal sprawling mountains that you have to see in person to believe. The 17-mile stretch passes through magnificent landscapes such as Mitten Buttes, Three Sisters, Yei-bi-chai, North Window, and the famous Totem Pole. Goulding’s even provides tours that are setup specifically for you to enjoy the magnificent southwestern landscape during the majestic sunrise and sunset of the beautiful southwestern sun.

Every seasoned traveler knows there’s no use exploring on an empty stomach. The Hispanic and Navajo inspired cuisine available in Monument Valley will take your trip to a whole new level. Goulding’s Stagecoach restaurant is the premier example of the deliciousness the area has to offer. The combo of mouth-watering southwestern inspired cuisine and beautiful panoramic views makes Goulding’s own Stagecoach restaurant a necessary stop on your adventure through Monument Valley.

Goulding’s resort and tours are part of the very fabric that makes up Monument Valley and is the perfect way to explore all the sites the area has to offer. Goulding’s has been synonymous with Monument Valley since the 1920s and we know the land better than anyone else.

Book your stay today and get ready to enjoy a true Southwestern experience.