Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon National Park Tours

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 92 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Europe has its castles. Asia has its temples. Australia has its critters and Ayer's Rock. North America is no slouch, though, especially in the Arizona desert. The Grand Canyon is one of the United ...  Read more

Grand Canyon in Winter

By Viator, November 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 222 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For those visiting the Grand Canyon in winter, there are some essential planning tips and recommendations you should keep in mind. During winter the North Rim is closed, although the South Rim is ...  Read more

Native American & Grand Canyon Tours

By Viator, May 2013

Humans started to inhabit the Grand Canyon around 2000 BC, and the area has had visitors and settlers ever since. Part of that history includes several Native American tribes, in particular, the ...  Read more

The Grand Canyon: East Rim Drive

By Natalie Grant, USA, February 2013

Most people who visit the Grand Canyon head to the popular South Rim (but the North Rim , which is slightly colder and harder to access, has its upsides, too). If you come into the canyon ...  Read more

Grand Canyon West

By Natalie Grant, USA, January 2013

Unlike the famous South Rim and atmospheric North Rim , Grand Canyon West is not part of the Grand Canyon National Park ?in fact, it?s five hours away and is owned and operated by the ...  Read more

Visiting the Grand Canyon from Reno

By Natalie Grant, USA, January 2013

Although it?s more than a 12-hour drive from Reno, Nevada down to the Grand Canyon in Arizona , the trip will give you more than a few memorable slices of the scenery, culture, and sights of ...  Read more

Tips for Hiking the Grand Canyon

By Natalie Grant, USA, December 2012

Whether you want to hike to the Colorado River on foot, get that perfect photo of yourself at one of the staggering rim viewpoints, or just work yourself into a good sweat, the Grand Canyon ,  ...  Read more

The Grand Canyon in Winter

By Natalie Grant, USA, December 2012

If you haven?t yet visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona, or if you?re planning on visiting again, don?t count out the winter months! There are many benefits, such as fewer people, reduced prices, and ...  Read more

Grand Canyon: The South Rim

By Natalie Grant, USA, December 2012

Although people tend to think of the Grand Canyon as a single location, it?s actually divided into North and South, with slightly different hikes, weather, and experiences to offer. About 20 ...  Read more

Riding a Mule to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon

By Natalie Grant, USA, October 2012

There are many reasons why a Grand Canyon visitor might choose to ride a mule down the trails. The altitude is 7,000 ft (2,100 m) above sea level, making overly strenuous climbs even more of a ...  Read more

Whitewater Rafting in the Grand Canyon

By Natalie Grant, USA, September 2012

If you?re a fan of river rafting, the Colorado River may be one of your ultimate destinations. With wild rapids, varying skill-level requirements and epic scenery, the Grand Canyon ?s original ...  Read more

When to Visit the Grand Canyon

By Natalie Grant, USA, September 2012

As a popular destination with excursions often booked up months in advance, the Grand Canyon is an experience that differs greatly depending on the time of year you visit. There are pros and ...  Read more

Visiting the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas

By Natalie Grant, USA, September 2012

Downtown Las Vegas is an apex of fun, entertainment, performance and luxury. The Grand Canyon , isolated and peaceful, is one of the planet?s most incredible creations. The truth is, it is ...  Read more

Getting a Permit to Hike the Grand Canyon

By Jessica F, March 2013

While visitors don?t need a permit to day hike the Grand Canyon, a backcountry permit is required for those doing overnight hiking and overnight camping at rim sites other than developed campgrounds ...  Read more

Tips for Visiting the Grand Canyon with Kids

By Jessica F, March 2013

For those traveling with children, the Grand Canyon offers an array of family-friend activities. A favorite is the complimentary Be A Junior Ranger Program. The program allows kids to learn about ...  Read more

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