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, […]

Grand Canyon Tours: 100% necessary?

It’s been a lively morning on the TripAdvisor Grand Canyon forums, where a poster from the UK asks if taking guided Grand Canyon tours is 100% necessary. Truth be told (and the truth is what you’ll always be told by GrandCanyon.com), no. Hold the wire, aren’t Grand Canyon tours our bread and butter? Yes, but […]

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 […]

Are you a real person?

April 27, 2012 – conversation with a Visitor to GrandCanyon.com: (16:20:13)  Visitor –  Are you a real person? (16:20:27)  Rita – Yes I am.  How can I help you? (16:22:54)  Visitor – We are looking at visiting the Grand Canyon this July. We will have 6 people and would like to fly in somewhere, rent a large vehicle […]

Grand Canyon Tours from Williams AZ

Good morning travelers. My, this week has certainly been an educational one for yours truly. First I learned that Robert Ripley, of “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” fame, was the first person to give the first ever live radio broadcast from the Grand Canyon. And today I learned something a bit new about options for […]