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The Trail of the Ancients Scenic Byway is full of scenic landscapes and spots of archaeological, cultural, and historical interest in all directions. The trail gives you an excellent opportunity to visit and watch some of the most fantastic and most popular places in the state, like the Four Corners Monument, the edge of the Cedars State Park and Museum, Natural Bridges National Monument, Hovenweep National Monument, and lots of other.
The Trail of Ancients is designated as a National Scenic Byway. You will need approximately five days to explore the trail. The continuation of this trip depends mainly on the way you want to explore the area. You can enjoy the views you are passing by with only several stops to take some fantastic pictures or explore the area at every highlight by hiking, climbing, or any other activity. Every new stop along your way will take you to a fascinating and spectacular world, so don't miss the chance to walk into and feel its glory.
The best time to enjoy such a long drive is from late spring to mid-fall when all the roads are open and the weather is most pleasant. Always plan your trip, check the most suitable weather and enjoy every little part of the adventure.