National Monument Weekend Part 2: Wupatki

The subaruing adventures continue and this weekend I had the opportunity to explore two amazing national monuments, Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki.

Wupatki is just down the road from Sunset Volcano. In fact, it’s super easy to visit both of these monuments as they both lie share a scenic 34 mile loop road. As the road descends from Sunset Crater, it begins to dive into the Painted Desert and into the home of the Wupatki people. Here, in this desert landscape, they built homes and communities. Many historic ruins remain and most are easily accessible by car and paved loop trails.

The largest of the structures are located just behind the visitor’s center. This makes it easy to get your Passport stamp, and visit one of the largest remains of the Wupatki.

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