Zuni Pueblo

Getting There -- Zuni Pueblo is about 38 miles south of Gallup via NM 602 and NM 53.

Visitor Information -- For information, contact the Zuni Arts and Visitor Center, P.O. Box 339, Zuni, NM 87327 (tel. 505/782-7238; www.zunitourism.com). This is the place to buy photography permits and inquire about pueblo tours and directions to sites. As at all Indian reservations, visitors are asked to respect tribal customs and individuals' privacy. No sketching or painting is allowed, but photography ($10 fee) and filming ($20 fee) are permitted. Although the pueblo is never completely closed to outside visitors, certain areas may be off-limits during ceremonies, and photography may be prohibited at times.

Admission Fees & Hours -- Admission is free, and visitors are welcome daily from dawn to dusk.

Navajo Indian Reservation

Getting There -- From Gallup, US 491 goes directly through the Navajo Indian Reservation up to Shiprock. From there you can head over to Farmington on US 64. Warning: US 491, previously labeled US 666, running between Gallup and Shiprock, has been called America's "most dangerous highway" by USA Today. In hopes of changing the fate of what many called the "Devil's Highway," the name was changed to a more benign set of numbers. Even with the new designation, you'll want to drive carefully!

Visitor Information -- For information before your trip, contact the Navajo Tourism Department, P.O. Box 663, Window Rock, AZ 86515 (tel. 928/871-6436; www.discovernavajo.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.