What you’ll learn in this video:
- Why you think you want to take the Grand Canyon Railway
- Why that’s not the reason to take the Grand Canyon Railway
- Why the Grand Canyon Railway is so much fun
- Who might be better off driving themselves
- The biggest myth about Grand Canyon touring
Where to find what YOU want to know:
:42 – Up to the Canyon and back in time… on the Grand Canyon Railway, you’ll relive the “good old days” of Grand Canyon touring, traveling on a century old rail line to historic Grand Canyon Village
1:08 – Them’s fightin’ words, pardner… Before you climb aboard, be sure to catch the “Gunfight at the Railway Corral!” Plus, meet the other characters who’ll keep you company on your trip
2:02 – Classes of service…
2:06 Coach Class – for the economy-minded traveler
2:15 First Class – when comfort counts
2:30 Observation Dome – first class with a bonus
2:41 Luxury Parlor Car – the ultimate in elegance
Coach includes complimentary soft drinks; First Class, Dome and Luxury Parlor classes include complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon champagne snack service
3:06 – What it is…and what it isn’t… The Grand Canyon Railway IS a fun, educational Old West Historic experience that will get you to the Grand Canyon without dealing with the hassles of the entrance gate and parking; it IS NOT a scenic tour of the Grand Canyon because you won’t see the canyon from the train
3:26 – “Life in the fast lane?” Not on this train…the Grand Canyon Railway is pulled by an antique diesel engine, so a 60 mile journey takes over two hours.
3:52 – “Baby, you can drive your car”…. Whoever told you that you couldn’t drive your car inside the park was wrong! OK, there is one exception – find it at 5:55. Here’s how to enjoy self-guided touring by car, and make the most of a day.
5:12 – “Round round get around, you get around…” How to use the free and convenient Grand Canyon park shuttle lines to explore Grand Canyon Village and the Hermit’s Rest Road.
6:12 – “Give me just a little more time”… and you’ll get a lot more Grand Canyon! How to explore the incredibly scenic East Rim Drive and even the Navajo Indian Reservation
6:43 – Time saving tip: A stop to make before you get to the canyon that can save you time and frustration!