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The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim offers amenities such as bus service, hotels and water stations, but is also more crowded than the North Rim. Scenic highlights include Pipe Creek Vista and Yavapai Point.
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This place is heaven on earth...worth a long visit. Tip: if you plan a visit do it for multiple days, the park is more than worth 3/4 days as you will enjoy and not be in a hurry. Do experience it with calm...sunrise and sunset...More
Beautiful, something you must see at least once! We went to all of the overlooks and took the most amazing pics. The weather was perfect for a visit in October, nice and cool. You will definitely need to wear layers and remove a layer as...More
Just gorgeous. Everyone should see this in their lifetime. The South Rim is the most popular area of the park. And I can see why. It offers unmatched views that are stunning. You can not believe what is before you. Amazing. The rim is the...More
The south rim is a long journey, 4 hours each way from Las Vegas, but still should be an essential part of any trip. The canyon is simply unbelievable and has to be seen. You are able to journey along a path along the rim...More
Despite living in Phoenix for 13 years, first time I've made it up to the Grand Canyon during my twin brother's visit during our birthday week. We had been when we were 15 on a family vacation so to see this natural wonder again some...More
My wife and I threw this trip together in about 30 days. I don’t recommend this approach but it was October and we got to do everything we wanted to. Through Xanterra we secured a room outside the park then checked every other day for...More
If you decide to go to the Grand Canyon you want to do the south rim. The south rim is the best. When you do go take the hummer tour with Buck Wild they (Buck Wild) take you to numerous spots to look at the...More
I visited the South Rim about 5 years ago with my teenage son during the month of June. It was nice then but it was amazing this time. We were able to watch the sunrise at the grand view point and see all kind of...More
Hi, The Grand Canyon Railway runs between the Canyon and Williams, Arizona - not Winslow. Williams is 160 miles from Phoenix and 220 miles from Las Vegas. So the drive from Phoenix, via Flagstaff would be shorter and I... More
Hi, The Grand Canyon Railway runs between the Canyon and Williams, Arizona - not Winslow. Williams is 160 miles from Phoenix and 220 miles from Las Vegas. So the drive from Phoenix, via Flagstaff would be shorter and I would say more scenic. The highway from either city is good. Hope this helps.
Sorry we had a van so not sure about public transportation. Inside the park you have free shuttle and a lot of hikes and view points accessible with the shuttle. “Around Grand Canyon” is just desert. At 2h ride you’ve... More
Sorry we had a van so not sure about public transportation. Inside the park you have free shuttle and a lot of hikes and view points accessible with the shuttle. “Around Grand Canyon” is just desert. At 2h ride you’ve Monument Valley which is quite nice.