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VIP Deluxe Grand Canyon West Rim and Valley of Fire Helicopter Tour
"At the Grand Canyon the greatest natural wonder of the world you'll descend below the depths of the canyon walls accessible only by helicopter. Here you'll experience the untouched grandeur of the Grand Canyon while enjoying a champagne picnic in the heart of Hualapai Indian territory overlooking the mighty Colorado River.Your unforgettable tour continues as you soar along the Canyon Rim on your way to the Valley of Fire to witness its flaming red rock formations. Complete your VIP tour with an incredible bird's-eye view of th payable at the time of tour check-in."
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Deluxe Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour
"On your state-of-the-art EC-130 helicopter you'll discover the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon as you fly to the West Rim passing the spectacular sight of the Hoover Dam from the air curved between the red rock canyon walls. During the flight your friendly and knowledgeable pilot will provide an expert and entertaining commentary.Your flight back to Las Vegas includes fantastic aerial views of the famous hotels along the ""Strip"". On landing your limousine will be waiting to return y payable at the time of tour check-in."""
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Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour
"This tour is likely to sell-out! The Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour regularly sells out weeks in advance so book ahead to avoid disappointment!You'll discover the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon as your air-conditioned helicopter flies to the West Rim passing over Lake Las Vegas Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam en route. Hoover Dam is a spectacular sight from the air curved between the rock canyon walls. During the flight you can listen to a recorded commentary about the Grand Canyon and its surrounds via audio headphones.You'll land for an unforgettable champagne picnic 3
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Overlooks and Points Tips (30)

South Rim: Hermit's Rest

“You can’t imagine what it cost to make it look this old.”Mary Colter, on being chided for the grunginess of her new buildingOnce upon a time, an eccentric Canadian by the name of Louis Boucher staked...
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goodfish
Aug 03, 2016

North Rim: Cape Royal and Point Imperial Roads

The North Rim's scenic drive encompasses a number of overlooks ranging from short walks or longer hikes. It starts at the the park entrance and involves considerable backtracking so it totals 46...
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goodfish
Mar 04, 2016

South Rim: Desert View Drive

The 25-mile scenic route from the east entrance to Grand Canyon Village, main Visitor Center and Market Plaza includes 5 major overlooks which are only accessible by private vehicle, bus tour or bike...
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goodfish
Mar 04, 2016

South Rim: Desert View

This is the first overlook at the lesser-used East entrance on Hwy 64 from Cameron and my recommendation for your initial GASP! This entrance is best if coming from Page, Moab, Monument Valley or Mesa...
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goodfish
Mar 04, 2016

South Rim: Overlook Studio

This small-ish stone hut might be nearly everyone’s favorite of Mary Colter’s park creations for its picturesque, seemingly precarious roost on the very brink of the canyon. Built in 1914, it was a...
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goodfish
Oct 08, 2014

Irrelevant Tour

Our group on this trip included my husband, my children and my children's friend Charlie. We took a jeep tour of the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas. Most of the pictures I have are of us posing in front...
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DEBBBEDB
Aug 03, 2011

Pipe Creek Vista

While there isn't much at this location except a wide spot in the road and a stone wall, it does mark the beginning of the paved section of the Rim Trail.There are no restrooms here.Shuttle buses stop...
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glabah
Nov 24, 2009

Yavapi Point Museum and Overlook

One of the few enclosed platforms overlooking the canyon is located at Yavapi Point, and it is also the location of a small museum with a number of exhibits giving a very brief glimpse of the history...
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glabah
Nov 23, 2009

Yaki Point

The furthest east you can go on the Canyon South Rim and still be within easy shuttle bus reach of the main center of activity at Grand Canyon Village and the rest of the crowded attractions is Yaki...
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glabah
Nov 19, 2009

Grandview POint Overlook-South Rim

This used to be the first place to be developed for tourists back in 1895, and even then had a hotel. The overlook is one mile down a road, and is the highest point on the South Rim at 7,399 feet. The...
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BruceDunning
Oct 23, 2009

Moran Point-South Rim

This is one of the more far reaching views along the east end of the south rim; like in you can see about 15 miles in panorama. The point is named after landscape painter, Thomas Moran, who first came...
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BruceDunning
Oct 23, 2009

South-Desert View Overlook

It is the first view of the canyon coming form the east, and 4 miles from the park entrance. This is a different scene that some other overlooks along the way. It is more of the desert scene, and...
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Oct 23, 2009
 
 
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"Grandest of Canyons"
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"Grand Canyon, Colorado River Rafting"
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"Getting to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon"
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"GRAND CANYON IS A LOT OF THINGSTO A LOT OF PEOPLE"
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"A Walk Through Time"
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Things to Do Near Grand Canyon National Park

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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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