You'll find several budget motels north of Monument Valley in the Utah towns of Mexican Hat and Bluff. There are restaurants at both the View Hotel and Goulding's Lodge, but, aside from the great views, neither is recommendable.
Campgrounds -- If you're headed to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, you can camp at Goulding's Campground (tel. www.gouldings.com; 435/727-3231), which charges $20 to $44 per night. There are also small cabins that go for $79 per night. This campground is open year-round (limited services Nov to mid-Mar) and has an indoor pool, hot showers, a playground, a coin-op laundry, and Wi-Fi.
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