Top Choice Museum in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Trail of Time

This interpretative display traces the history of the canyon's formation, and each meter equals one million years of geologic history. From the trail's start at the Yavapai Geology Museum just over a mile to Verkamp…
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 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 and some of the canyon’s best views. This viewpoint is unmarked; look for the small parking lot about 1.2 mile…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Kaibab National Forest

Marble View

A favorite of the many Kaibab 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 extend o…
Museum in Grand Canyon National Park

Yavapai Observation Station

At the northeastern end of the village, panoramic views of the canyon unfold at Yavapai Observation Station, which has an intriguing geology museum.
Park in Grand Canyon Region

Grand Canyon National Park

Admission to the park is valid for seven days at both rims. Bus and train passengers may pay a lesser fee or have it included in the tour price. Upon entering, you'll be given a map and The Guide, an incredibly usef…
Landmark in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Francois Matthes Point

Landmark in Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Ariel Point

Viewpoint in Grand Canyon Region

Point Imperial

At 8803ft, Point Imperial is an easy drive away and the highest overlook on either of the rims. Expansive views of the canyon’s eastern half and the desert beyond include Nankoweap Creek, the Vermilion Cliffs, the P…
Museum in Valle

Planes of Fame Air Museum

This air museum has a collection of over 150 vintage airplanes on display, most of them fully functional and in immaculate condition. Aviation enthusiasts will find it fascinating. There is also a state visitor cent…