Getting there & around
The Transcanyon Shuttle (928-638-2820; tickets 1-way/round-trip $70/130; 7am mid-May–mid-Oct) departs daily from Grand Canyon Lodge for the South Rim (five hours). Credit cards are not accepted; reserve at least one or two weeks in advance. A hikers’ shuttle (from $2) to the North Kaibab Trail departs at both 5:20am and 7:20am from Grand Canyon Lodge. You can sign up the night before at the front desk.