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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 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…
Dam in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Glen Canyon Dam

At 710ft tall, Glen Canyon Dam is the nation’s highest concrete arch dam (the Hoover Dam, 16ft taller, is a different kind of structure). It was constructed between 1956 and 1966. From April through October, 45-minu…
Barbecue in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Big John's Texas BBQ

Cheerfully occupying a partially open-air space that was once a gas station, this barbecue joint is a friendly place to feast on pulled-pork sandwiches and ribs. Pull up a seat at one of the casual picnic tables, an…
American in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Latitude 37

Lake Powell Resort's floating restaurant is only open in high season, when boaters pull straight up to table-side slips. The Southwest-inspired menu includes smoked ribs and burgers, while the vistas of Castle Rock …
Diner in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Ranch House Grille

There's not much ambience but the food here is good, the portions huge and the service fast. This is your best bet for breakfast. For lunch, get a bowl of the tasty pork chile verde. To get here from the Glen Canyon…
Bar in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Rainbow Room

The Rainbow Room is perched above Lake Powell, with picture windows framing dramatic red-rock formations against blue water. Your best bet is to eat elsewhere and come to the bar here for a beautiful sunset drink.
Sushi in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Blue Buddha Sushi Lounge

Darn good sushi for the desert we say, and the food and drinks at this blue-hued, ultra-cool hideaway hit the spot after a hot and dusty day of exploring. Beyond sushi, there's teppanyaki, steak and seafood.
American in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Bonkers

Impressive murals of local landscapes cover the walls inside this unfortunately named restaurant – open for dinner only – that serves good steaks, seafood and pasta dishes.
Museum in Page & Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

John Wesley Powell Museum

In 1869 one-armed John Wesley Powell led the first Colorado River expedition through the Grand Canyon. This small museum displays memorabilia of early river runners, including a model of Powell's boat, with photos a…