Globally Important Bird Area dedicated at the Grand Canyon

On Saturday, September 13, 2014 there will be a dedication ceremony at the Grand Canyon South Rim.  The park will be dedicated as a Globally Important Bird Area during its 7th Annual Celebrate Wildlife Day.  If you want to attend the dedication ceremony you should take the orange shuttle bus from the Visitor Center no […]

Steaming to the Grand Canyon

Replication of 1902 Steam Car Ride To Canyon Two brothers from England are steaming to the Grand Canyon South Rim today and tomorrow. (August 26 & 27, 2014)  They bought the Toledo Steam Car in Michigan at an auction in 2004 and have spent the past eight years restoring it.  Now they are re-creating a […]

Things To Do – South Rim

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 […]

Grand Canyon Tours from Tucson AZ

Frankie Valli described it best: “so close and yet so far!” I was presented with this particular challenge by a caller the other day. She was staying in Tucson, had one free day and wanted to tour Grand Canyon. But here was the problem: she wouldn’t have access to the family car. If memory serves, […]

…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 […]