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Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion
"Journey through beautiful countryside on your way to the magnificent Grand Canyon named one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World by CNN. Take in the awesome views and have a bite to eat on the train. Sit back as the crew members share engaging commentary about the train it's history and many journeys. The ride takes you across open countryside with mountain views before reaching the Grand Canyon by noon.Upon arrival you'll have free time to explore before your guide meets you for your Grand Canyon rim tour. After the tour enjoy drop-off back at your Flagstaff hotel. """"Take a step back in time as you travel on the historic Grand Canyon Railroad. Each car of this Arizona railroad which made it's maiden voyage in 1901
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"25-minute Grand Canyon Dancer Helicopter Tour from Tusayan
"25-minute Grand Canyon Dancer Helicopter Tour from Tusayan Arizona""You will depart from Tusayan Arizona located at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on the safest and most comfortable tourism-based helicopter in the world. On your 25-minute helicopter flight enjoy the luxurious comfort and wraparound windows which offers breathtaking views of the Canyon. You will first fly over the 1.6 million-acre (6500 km²) Kaibab National Forest which borders both the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon. The Kaibab National Forest is home to the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Fly north through the Dragon Corridor
From $225.00
 
"45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan
"45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan Arizona ""You will depart Tusayan Arizona located in the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on the safest and most comfortable-tourism based helicopter in the world. On your 45-minute helicopter flight enjoy the luxurious comfort and wraparound windows which offer breathtaking views of the Canyon. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Canyon as you fly over the 1.6 million-acre (6500 km²) Kaibab National Forest which borders both the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon. The Kaibab National Forest is home to the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon
From $256.00

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Grand Canyon Tour

There are several tour companies that do the Grand Canyon Tour like Grayline, Papillon, allvegas tours and more. But I picked the Showtime Tours. The Grand Canyon is a very colorful, steep-sided...
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Grand Canyon Campground Internet

Hello- There is NO wifi at the campgrounds. Things are a little rustic up here. Free wifi is also available inside the courtyard at the Parks HQ. There is an internet kiosk inside the Camper Services...
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Help keep it clean

There is tons of information on the Grand Canyon but it is still impossible to describe. One of the phrases I like is one I read that says the Paiute Tribe calls it Kaibab or 'Mountain Lying Down." It...
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Bobcat--Another Resident of Arizona

Bobcats are shy and rarely blimpsed around the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, although they are common. Sometimes hikers catch a glimpse of them as they navigate the trails. We didn't see any on our...
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A Box Lunch at the Canyon

The Grand Canyon Squire Hotel in Tusayan, offered an interesting alternative to lunch at the hotel--box lunches. Your hotel might offer this, too!As we were leaving the dining room after breakfast one...
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The Ponderosa Pine--Tall and Mighty!

As we climbed higher and higher into the mountains, they were dotted with these green giants which can reach 180 feet.Ponderosa Pines can withstand elevations of 6,000-8,000 feet at the Colorado...
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Animals Around the Canyon--The Elk

As we drove Rt.64, which stretched alongside the canyon, we caught two different groups of elk grazing beneath a canopy of trees. It was late morning in one case and mid to late afternoon in the...
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The Condor

There are 60-70 condors living at the Grand Canyon. We were fortunate to see one lone condor drifiting on the air currents off a lookout along Hermit Road. If you click on the opening photo, you'll...
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Restrooms at Mather Point

At the visitor center a few hundred meters from Mather Point, there are two buildings with restrooms. The one closest to the book / souvernir shop and shuttle bus / tourist bus stop, was crowded, even...
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When to go

I went in early October 2006 and had a great time. The weather was perfect, warm and sunny but with a cool breeze, which is great when heading up or doing a more strenuous hike or walk. Also traffic...
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The GRAND Canyon

Need I say more; it's even on the signs :Arizona : The Grand Canyon StateI know there is much more to Arizona than just the Grand Canyon, but this about all I have seen of this State. I travelled from...
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try and stay longer than I...

try and stay longer than I did! Originally I had planned to stay for a couple of nights, but there was some difficulty with my booking and I ended up just staying one. What I didn't realise was that...
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stop for a film at IMAX and a...

stop for a film at IMAX and a high priced cheeseburger at McDonald's. If it's already getting dark, hope you'll get a room in one of the expensive lodges or else you've got sill a long way to go until...
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Top Hotels in Grand Canyon

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100 Highway 64, PO Box 130, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 86023-0130, United States
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Highway 64, PO Box 3319, Tusayan, Arizona, 86023, United States
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Apache Street and Center Road, South Rim, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 86023, United States
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Highway 64, PO Box 3245, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 86023, United States
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106 Highway 64, PO Box 146, Tusayan, Arizona, 86023, United States
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406 Canyon Plaza Lane, 116 Highway 64, , Arizona, 86023, United States
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Top Things to Do in Grand Canyon

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South Rim

We went on a short trip to Vegas for our 1st wedding anniversary and took a side trip to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. We had intended to spend 2 night here as it was such a long drive to get the...
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Air Tours

Seen from the plane in our way from the Grand Canyon to Monument Valley, Rainbow Bridge seems a small accident in nature. Of course it isn’t, and it was one of the strongest reasons why I was sorry...
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Colorado River

The Colorado River runs through the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Once we landed at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, we walked a short way to the bank of the Colorado River where we boarded a small...
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Mule Rides

This is another personal reference tip ... I REALLY want to do the overnight Mule Ride down to Phantom ranch, but haven't had the chance YET. So this tip is to save the website info on South Rim...
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Hikes

If you want to hike down the Bright Angel Trail (located just West of the Bright Angel Lodge), the National Park Service just made it easier to locate the trailhead with a new stone sign. Please do...
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West East Rim

First, I took a bus tour which left from Las Vegas en route to the Grand Canyon. On the way there we stopped at different points to take pictures. We stopped at the first scenic point where I took a...
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mikehanneman

"HIKING THE GRAND CANYON - WHAT AN EXPERIENCE!"
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VeronicaG

"The Awesome Beauty of the Grand Canyon"
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goingsolo

"Canyon Dreams"
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kris-t

"Grand Canyon - West Rim"
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madamx

"CARVED BY THE COLORADO"
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