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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 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 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 the highest spot on the rim (7522ft). From here, unparalleled views take in not only the canyon and the Colorado Rive…
Top Choice Museum in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Trail of Time

This interpretative display traces the history of the canyon's formation – each meter equals one million years of geologic history. From the trail's start you pass 2.1 billion years in around a mile. Rock samples fr…
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 Viewpoint in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Shoshone Point

Walk 1 mile along the mostly level dirt road to marvelously uncrowded Shoshone Point, a rocky promontory with some of the canyon’s best views. This viewpoint is unmarked; look for the small parking lot about 1.2 mil…
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

Bright Angel Lodge

Commissioned by the Fred Harvey Company, designed by Mary Colter and completed in 1935, the log-and-stone Bright Angel Lodge offered canyon travelers alternative accommodations to the luxurious El Tovar. Just off th…
Historic Building 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 museum. Today, an original Kolb brothers 1911 silent film runs co…