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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

West East Rim Tips (22)

Different Points to the Canyon West 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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sweetgirl45
Aug 11, 2013

Hualapai Ranch

Hualapai Ranch simulates the old west with some activities like a tom a hawk throwing, bow and arrow shooting, horse back riding (extra charge), wagon ride (extra charge), and food.Honestly, it was a...
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kris-t
Mar 17, 2013

Guano point

Sounds good, doesn't it? Guano Point was named after old guano (bat droppings, which are extremely rich in minerals and make a great fertilizer) mine that operated in the 1950's. The ruins of the mine...
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kris-t
Mar 15, 2013

Skywalk

Probably the latest attraction at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon is the glass bridge called the Skywalk. We didn't do the Skywalk and we were kind of happy we didn't. It don't think we were missing...
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kris-t
Mar 10, 2013

Eagle Point

Eagle Point named for the landscape's resemblance to an eagle. It is one several spectacular view points of West Rim and the home of the world famous Skywalk bridge. Representatives from the Navajo,...
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kris-t
Mar 10, 2013

Native American Dance

Enjoy demonstration of traditional Hualapai ceremonial Dance at Eagle Point.Dancers from the Navajo, Havasupai, and Hopi tribes perform daily for the visitors. Video 1Video 2
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kris-t
Mar 10, 2013

Eagle Point

Whilst having a walk around at Eagle Point, the Hualapai's have built examples of the type of houses they used to live in.There are examples of houses made from brick, material, wood, mud and large...
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Benson35
Jan 26, 2012

The Hualapai Indians dance

I experienced this in 2007. From my last trip the the Grand Canyon in 2011, some of the Hualapai Indian Tribe have had an amphitheatre built for this demonstration.It's a little insight into the...
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Benson35
Jan 26, 2012

The helicopter ride

The Grand Canyon is a long affair and as such it offers different experiences. Most importantly it is divided between the National Park Service and several Indian tribes who have been living around it...
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Assenczo
May 18, 2011

Taking in the View with Maverick's Wind Dancer

There is no better way to really soak in the view and get a real perspective of this natural masterpiece but to see it from above. One can appreciate the vastness of this place, the hues of browns and...
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Kaikoura
Apr 17, 2010

Hualapai tribe dances

At their amphitheater, the Hualapai people offer a show where they show some of their traditional dances, wearing their traditional clothes and singing their music. They have several shows during the...
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marielexoteria
Jan 04, 2010

Eagle Point

The first stop of interest in the West Rim is Eagle Point. Upon arrival we saw some Native American women doing some of their traditional dances. Eagle Point got its name because there's a cliff that...
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marielexoteria
Jan 01, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near 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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