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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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Grand Canyon National Park

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Rafting

As we head toward Page, Arizona we fly over the entire length of the river that we has just rafted for the last 7 days and 6 nights, we traveled for a total of 187 miles on the river and we were now...
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Hikes/Trails

If you’re not up to hauling yourself to the bottom and back and have already explored the Rim Trail, there are other places to stretch your legs. Many of them are nice escapes from the crowds, and run...
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Side Trips

Horse shoe bend is an awesome spot to stop right outside of Page. It is about 2 hrs from the south rim. You'll drive up to this very unassuming location, where the parking lot is in front of the path...
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Native Americans

Many visitors to the Grand Canyon NP do not know about a special oasis at the bottom of the Grand Canyon west of the Grand Canyon Village. Here, there is a small tribe of Havasupai Indians who live...
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Colorado River

There are two entrances to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Most people take the south entrance, heading north from Flagstaff. The east entrance is a longer drive north past Flagstaff and is less...
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Outside the Park

When bringing friends to Grand Canyon, I start from the east entrance of the National Park's South Rim (as of 2008, car entrance $25 and for seniors, pass is only $10) going to the west side where the...
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Fauna & Flora

At the bottom of huge fearsome cliffs, you can, on occasion, run past desert bighorn sheep. They are watching you as you float by watching them. There are rattlesnakes of different varieties - the...
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Rim, North

The North Rim is over 8000 feet/2438 m above sea level. It is 1000 feet higher than the South Rim, and visitors with heart or respiratory issues may have a problem visiting it. It is also quite...
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Phantom Ranch

Phantom Ranch is the only place in the U.S. where mail is carried out by mules for delivery. You can mail a postcard to friends (or yourself) from here and it will be stamped "carried by mule from the...
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California Condor

Some of the rarest birds in North America are found in the Grand Canyon now: The California Condor. At one time the population had gone down to as little as 22 birds, thanks to egg shell thinning due...
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glabah
Nov 20, 2009

Grand Canyon South Rim Graveyard

Erected byJohn Ivens Post no. 42,The American Legionand its AuxiliaryPresented toGrand Canyon National ParkMay 30, 1929So says the plaque on the entrance to the small graveyard near Grand Canyon...
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glabah
Nov 20, 2009

Vermilion Cliffs

This untamed territory is some of the most rugged and rough terrain in the US. It has not roads going through an area of 50 miles each way. There is perimeter road of Hwy 89 and Hwy 89A going around...
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BruceDunning
Oct 23, 2009

Toroweap Point

If you want a place very few people make it to which gives you a birds eye view of the river then Toroweap is the place. Why few people get to it is because it is at the end of a 60 mile one way dirt...
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Segolily
Feb 02, 2007

Top Hotels in Grand Canyon National Park

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1 Main St, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86023, United States
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Highway 64 South Rim, 1 Main Street, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 86023, United States
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Grand Canyon Village, Near Mathers Amphitheater, Arizona, 86023, United States
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Highway 64, South Rim, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 86023, United States
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North Kaibab Trail, South Rim, bottom of Grand Canyon, Arizona, 86023, United States
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Grand Canyon North Rim, , Arizona, 86052, United States
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Top Things to Do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Overlooks and Points

“You can’t imagine what it cost to make it look this old.” Mary Colter, on being chided for the grunginess of her new building Once upon a time, an eccentric Canadian by the name of Louis Boucher...
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Sunset/Sunrise

Sunrise and sunset are when the shadows are the best for pictures. We were told the best place for these pictures is at Pima Point off the Hermits Rest Shuttle route. With the number of people there...
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Information

Having a disability is not much of a handicap here: this is one of our most accessible parks for visitors who require wheelchairs, walkers or scooters to get around, or other types of assistance....
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Hikes

NOTE: Please read “Know your limits” under my Warnings and Dangers reviews before attempting one of these! North Kaibab Trail is the only maintained corridor on the North Rim to the inner canyon,...
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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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Rim, South

I am just returning from a visit to the Grand Canyon. My first question when my husband said he wanted to make a detour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon was, where do I go? IT IS SO BIG. To start...
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Top 5 Grand Canyon National Park Writers

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goodfish

"Grandest of Canyons"
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Martin_S.

"Grand Canyon, Colorado River Rafting"
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richiecdisc

"Getting to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon"
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mtncorg

"GRAND CANYON IS A LOT OF THINGSTO A LOT OF PEOPLE"
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goingsolo

"A Walk Through Time"
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