Attractions | Tours | Ranger Programs | Hiking | Biking | Camping | River Running | Mule Riding Attractions Grand Canyon South Rim Look-out Points – Whether you are driving, flying, biking or walking to get to the Grand Canyon, you come for the views. Please see our list of most amazing viewpoints. Grand Canyon South Rim Historic Sites – There are several historic sites at the South Rim that are worth seeing. For more historic “must-sees” click here. National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center & Grand Canyon IMAX Theatre – This information center including the IMAX theatre … [Read more...]
Visiting Grand Canyon's South Rim
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most visited location at Grand Canyon National Park. The Scenic views and vista's are what you are expecting and have been waiting a lifetime to see. The South Rim is open year around and accessible by all. This is your quick guide to South Rim Vacation Planning.
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The Grand Canyon Historic Village has been lived in since the late 1800's. These are some of the can't miss sites that you should visit. Grand Canyon Historic Village Sites: Hermit’s Rest - Built in 1914 to look like an old miner's cabin by the renowned Southwest architect Mary Jane Colter, Hermit’s Rest has a magnificent giant fireplace and front porch. Enjoy a cup of chocolate and shop for souvenirs at the lovely gift shop. Hermit’s Rest can only be visited by the Park Shuttle as the road is closed to private vehicles. El Tovar – A famous landmark for the South Rim, the beautiful El … [Read more...]
To find the best places to view the Grand Canyon, you have two choices – the Easy Access and the Take-A-Hike viewpoints. The Easy Access viewpoints are very easy to get to and take very little effort. The Take-A-Hike viewpoints required a little more effort by following a trail to get to the viewpoint. EASY ACCESS GRAND CANYON VIEWPOINTS Lookout Studio – located close to Bright Angel Lodge, the Lookout Studio sits right on the edge of the Canyon with spectacular panoramic views of the Canyon. Yavapai Point – One of the most popular spots because it is the best way to see deep into the … [Read more...]
Road Construction on Hwy 180 in Flagstaff Highway 180 is one of three routes from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon. A seven-mile section is in the process of being repaved, getting turn lanes added, and other construction work. The Arizona Dept. of Transportation expects the work to be completed by fall 2014. There will be delays and lane restrictions but you can use one of the alternate routes to get to the Grand Canyon. Alternate routes would be I-40 west to Williams and then Hwy 64 north to the Grand Canyon south entrance or Hwy 89 north to Cameron and Hwy 64 west to the National Park east … [Read more...]
It somehow makes sense that Grand Canyon Arizona was one of the last places in the continental United States to be properly mapped. That may explain why, even in this age of Garmin, GPS and the myriad other automated navigational aids, the exact location of the Grand Canyon remains elusive to those trying to get directions to the popular Northern Arizona park. Much of this has to do with the fact that Grand Canyon Arizona businesses and residents do not receive direct mail delivery. Mail is retrieved by post office boxes. It is not uncommon to see everyone and his brother list “#1 Main … [Read more...]