Pay More to Visit Grand Canyon?

Pay More to Visit Grand Canyon? For the first time since 1997 Grand Canyon National Park is considering an increase in entrance fees.  They are proposing an increase for a single vehicle entrance fee from $25 to $30 for a seven-day pass, and the individual and motorcycle rate of $12 would increase to $15 per individual […]

Fire Restrictions at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Forest Fire - North Rim

What type of fires are banned? Fire restrictions will go into effect at 8 a.m. on Friday June 13, 2014 and will be in effect in all areas of the National Park except the Colorado River corridor.  This means no fires of any kind will be allowed nor will charcoal barbecues.  The ban will be […]

…and the train kept a-rollin’: the Grand Canyon Train

Reading that last post (The Grand Canyon Train: the “right track” for your Grand Canyon vacation”), I though to myself, “hmm, it’s almost as though you’re trying to talk people out of taking the Grand Canyon Railway.” Nothing could be further from the truth! But after 25+ years in the Grand Canyon tour industry, I’ve […]

Do you have info on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon?

April 27, 2012 a conversation with a Visitor while they were on GrandCanyon.com’s home page: Visitor – Do you have info on the north rim of the Grand Canyon? CC – Here is the Grand Canyon travel planner, click on the North Rim. https://grandcanyon.com/pdf/2012-grand-canyon-trip-planner.pdf Visitor – Thank you! CC – Thank you for visiting Grand […]

The Grand Canyon Train: the “right track” for your Grand Canyon vacation?

Good morning travelers. Well, it’s been almost 25 years since the Grand Canyon Train (formally known as the Grand Canyon Railway) rebounded from a 20-year dormancy. I was there to witness its rebirth, but that’s a story for another time. Today, in this age of hybrid cars and phones that fire up with a click […]