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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

More What to Pack in Grand Canyon National Park

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Good to go: day-hiking stuff

Backpack: keeps your hands free and provides lots of room to pack along what you need The temps can change in a hurry so be prepared for anything. In summer, it can be hot during the day but much...
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bring it and they will use it

backpack is essential for doing a trip to the canyon floor, day bag for day hikes light long pants and shirts for sun protection, sun hat, sunglasses, fleece jacket and hat for...
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Travel light!

* Map and guidebook;* Crackers;* 2 Liter of water;* Fruit / power bars. * Hiking boots;* 1 extra t-shirt;* Shorts with many pockets;* Sunglasses;* Fleece type jacket;* Hat / cap;* Raincoat. * Lip...
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Pack a lot of energy!

Depending on what season you will be at the park, packing can be a challenge.Backpack! Layer of clothes, hiking shoes during the colder months.Light clothing , hiking sandals/shoes during the warm/hot...
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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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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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Hikes

NOTE: Please read “Know your limits” under my Warnings and Dangers reviews before attempting one of these! http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/23f639/ I’ve covered some nice treks above the...
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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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Information

This is the largest of the three Visitor Centers and the one you should start with if you’re day-tripping through the South Entrance. It has the biggest parking area (get here EARLY) and is a hub for...
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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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Mule Rides

There are only three ways to get a look at the bottom of the canyon at the National Park: A. Raft or kayak trip B. Organized mule trips or private stock animal C. Your own two feet Mules are the more...
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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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