Attractions of Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon is often viewed as just one Destination. There are 4 main Destinations of Attractions to the Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon the South Rim is the most visited Rim, Grand Canyon West is where Grand Canyon Skywalk is & easily accessible from Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon East is gaining popularity due to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend, and the North Rim is seasonally limited from May 15th to October 15th.
– Grand Canyon the South Rim:
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most visited location at Grand Canyon National Park. So the Scenic views and vista’s are what you are expecting and have been waiting a lifetime to see. The South Rim is open year around and accessible by all. However, This is your quick guide to South Rim Vacation Planning.
Grand Canyon South Attractions:
– The Grand Canyon West:
The Grand Canyon Skywalk is located at Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Tribal lands. Temperatures in the summer are warmer than at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. However, for those with less time or inclination to go all the way to the South Rim, Grand Canyon West is your closest Grand Canyon vacation experience to the Las Vegas area.
Grand Canyon West Attractions:
– Canyon East:
Horseshoe Bend, located just 7 miles up river from the actual beginning of Grand Canyon National Park, so is fast becoming a MUST VISIT location. The intimate canyon feeling you gain while having your picture taken in front of the Colorado River can’t be beat! An under appreciated attraction on the East end of the Grand Canyon is the Little Colorado River Tribal Park on the Navajo Nation. However, the view down into the Little Colorado River from the main parking lot is one you will never forget.
Grand Canyon East Attractions:
– The North Rim:
The Grand Canyon North Rim is very close to the Utah Border. It is requires more effort to visit the North Rim than it does to visit the South Rim. It is more remote and less visitor will make it to the North side. Further from any freeways, it’s ONLY open seasonally from May 15th through October 15th each year, there is not an Airport nearby-Page, Arizona and St. George, Utah being the closest, and it is just over 200 miles from the South Rim-requiring a 4 hour drive.
Grand Canyon North Attractions:
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