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“Don't miss the blowhole!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument
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Private Grand Canyon Complete Tour with Ancient ruins and lava field
Ranked #3 of 96 things to do in Flagstaff
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Owner description: Explore this fascinating ancient pueblo, located near the San Francisco Peaks, which once housed almost 100 members of the Anasazi and Sinagua tribes.
Calgary, Canada
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387 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
“Don't miss the blowhole!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This was great. The ruins are interesting and the way that the pueblos incorporate the rugged natural rock outcrop is really neat. Hike around the pueblos, but also be sure to walk all the way to the end of the path where there is a special surprise -- a natural blowhole! Sometimes air blows out, sometimes air is sucked in. Very cool! There is a plaque nearby explaining the hypothesis thought to cause this feature.

Visited December 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
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“Great View of History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

My family and I really enjoyed Wupatki. It is an amazingly preserved ruin and worth the visit. Just a short walk from the parking lot and simply amazing to imagine life in those days.

Visited November 2012
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Greenbush, Wisconsin
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“Nice, on the historical side. Very old pueblos.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Very scenic drive outside of Flagstaff. Do the 2 hr circle route which includes other local parks including Sunset Crater. Stop for a couple hikes along the way. Rather pleasant, but it's hard to beat the Grand Canyon to the north and Sedona to the south

Visited November 2012
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MORENO VALLEY
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“FANTASTIC”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

One of my favorite National Parks. Wupatki is a must see. Indian pueblos built on top of red rock mesas 700-800 years old. Attached to Sunset Crater National Monument, also really interesting. Flagstaff is a center of Archeology and this National Monument is not far outside the city limits of Flagstaff. Also be sure and visit Elden Ruins and Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Visited November 2012
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Naples, Florida
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“When Visiting Sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We were already visiting Sunset Crater NM and added this as it is part of the same loop. In addition to visiting Wupatki pueblo, we also visited Wukoki, Citadel, and Nalakihu Pueblos. On a Sunday in December, we often were the only ones at some of the latter pueblos and this made for an even better experience.

Visited December 2012
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