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Top Choice National Park in Grand Canyon National Park North Rim

Grand Canyon National Park North Rim

The park's remote, wild and ravishing North Rim is far less developed, and sees far fewer visitors that its southern counterpart. In part this is due to seasonal closure: at these altitudes (8000ft) the winter snows…
Top Choice Historic Building in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Desert View Watchtower

The marvelously worn winding staircase of Mary Colter's 70ft stone tower, built in 1932, leads to one of the highest spots on the rim. From here, slats in the tower wall offer unparalleled views of not only the cany…
Top Choice Canyon in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Antelope Canyon

Unearthly in its beauty, Antelope Canyon is a popular slot canyon on the Navajo Reservation, a few miles east of Page, and open to tourists by tour only. Wind and water have carved sandstone into an astonishingly se…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Grand Canyon National Park North Rim

Marble Viewpoint

A favorite of the many Kaibab National Forest overlooks, this viewpoint makes a spectacular picnic or camping spot. From the 1-acre meadow, covered with Indian paintbrush and hiding Coconino sandstone fossils, views…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Shoshone Point

Walk about 1 mile along the mostly level and shaded dirt road to marvelously uncrowded Shoshone Point, a rocky promontory with some of the canyon’s best views. Just before reaching the canyon rim, there's a grassy a…
Top Choice Canyon in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Horseshoe Bend

Calling the view at Horseshoe Bend 'dramatic' is an understatement – the overlook sits on sheer cliffs that drop 1000ft to the river below, as it carves a perfect horseshoe through the Navajo sandstone. Toddlers sho…
Top Choice Museum in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Trail of Time

This outdoor interpretative display traces the history of the canyon's formation – each meter equals one million years of geologic history, for a total of about 2.1 billion years in a little over a mile. Begin with …
National Park in Grand Canyon Region

Grand Canyon National Park

Forged by millions of years of erosion by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon captures the history, scale and beauty of the American West. Overlooks peer into deep gorges layered with the colors of time and geology…
Historic Building in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Hermits Rest

Commissioned by the Fred Harvey Company and designed by Mary Colter in 1913, this low-flung stone building is the South Rim's westernmost scenic overlook (note that the overlook remains open when the building closes…
Museum in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Kolb Studio

In 1905 Ellsworth and Emery Kolb built a small photography studio on the edge of the rim, which has since been expanded and now holds a bookstore and a museum. An original Kolb brothers 1911 silent film runs continu…