In terms of sheer natural drama, it’s hard to top the landscapes of the Southwest United States. Its hallmark attraction has long been the Grand Canyon, and while that natural wonder shouldn’t be missed, there are other sites that are just as sure to take your breath away. Whether you visit just one Southwest state or make a multi-destination trip of it, these are places that should rank high on your list of things to see.The region abounds with state and national parks, monuments and other officially designated sights, but these unique destinations stand out among the many great choices in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
ShutterstockMonument Valley | When you think of the great red rock formations of the Southwest, you probably picture Monument Valley.
Its Mitten and Merrick Buttes are the iconic backdrop of western movies and art, and seeing them in person is truly awe-inspiring. The area is a Navajo Tribal Park and is best explored with a local Navajo tour guide who can offer insight and access to landmarks off the beaten path.
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