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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

New Bright Angel Trailhead Sign

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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mikehanneman
May 28, 2013

Hiking To Phantom Ranch And Back Up In One Day!

While I don't recommend doing the above stated, since we didn't get a "Backcountry Permit" we were forced to do exactly this! After all, we traveled over 2000 miles to hike the GC and it just didn't...
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GuitarStan
Sep 09, 2011

Hiking in the Grand Canyon - South Rim Day Hike

We hiked down part of the South Kaibab Trail, past Ooh-Aah Point and onto Cedar Ridge, a distance of about one and a half miles. Plan on taking twice as long to hike up as it took you hike down and...
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vichatherly
Oct 10, 2010

Cliff Springs Trail

This is an easy half mile (each way) walk to a small spring and excellent view point. The path descends a wooded ravine, past a small Anasazi ruin and along the side of a small off-shoot canyon. The...
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toonsarah
Feb 23, 2010

Hiking Bright Angel Trail

The Bright Angel Trail is a nice trail to head down into the canyon where you can go 50 yards or 9 miles and still get a better appreciation of the canyon. We went down about 2 1/2 miles into the...
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Roadquill
Nov 11, 2009

Hike into the canyon

Take Bright Angel, or another trail, down into the Canyon. The impact of the canyon is more readily realized from inside the canyon. Bright Angel can be a bit crowded, and it is the same trail used by...
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mmyerspa
Jan 03, 2009

Transept Trail

This trail didn't offer very many views of the canyon (at least the part we were on). What it did provide was awesome views of the forest and wildlife. We were able to get so close to 5 deer. We...
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agapotravel
Jun 24, 2008

Bright Angel Trail

It's a heavily traveled trail and the same the mules use, so watch out for dung. We were there in March so there was some snow but not right on the trail. My 9-year old son got kind of freaked out by...
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ddbleu
Jun 09, 2008

Take a Hike

We started down into the canyon from the north rim. We went for about 20 minutes and never got below the level of the south rim. Because we didn't have a lot of time, we started back up. It was over...
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Toughluck
Feb 22, 2008

A Great Hiking Experience

If you enjoy a short hike (one to two miles) and great views, here are a couple of great options the Grand Canyon has to offer.I highly recomend the Kaibab Trail just east of the main Village. Take a...
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mikehanneman
Dec 10, 2007

Take a hike

There are hiking trails into the canyon for every level of hiker. My grandson and I just wanted an hour or so, so went about 3/4 mile down the Bright Angel Trail and then back. The trails all descend...
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rexvaughan
Jun 06, 2007

Hiking the Canyon Trails

This photo gives you an idea of how difficult some of the trails can be. The easiest trail to follow is the RIM TRAIL. It's perfect for visitors who would like an easy walk. You can pick it up at...
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VeronicaG
May 02, 2007
 
 
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"HIKING THE GRAND CANYON - WHAT AN EXPERIENCE!"
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"The Awesome Beauty of the Grand Canyon"
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Lookout Studio

Built in 1914 and designed by Mary Colter, this building was designed to look like a pueblo Indian dwelling. Made of limestone the same as the upper Grand Canyon walls, this building blends into it's...
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Bright Angel Trail

You will find dozens of tips already written on the Bright Angel Trail, just here on Virtualtourist. This doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of the assorted hiking guides to the region you will...
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Kolb Studio

It’s going to be nearly impossible for me to write less than a novel about this one as if you’ve ever seen the work of these pioneer photographers of the Grand Canyon and understand what they did -...
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Mather Point

Mather Point is one of the popular destinations in the South Rim area of the Grand Canyon. It is extremely crowded, and you may have to wait a while to get to the location you want to get to in order...
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South Rim

The Abyss is one of the small pull offs, but well worth it. It is where it drops 3,000 feet down. It is from here you can see Tonto Plateau really well. It has some significant hand rails/guards and...
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Hopi Point

The houses of the Hopi shelter, storage and work and ceremonial practices. The stone and mortar is coated with plaster and painted with whitewash. The clay is used to connect the strusture elements....
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