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Grand Canyon North Rim

Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Geologic Formations, National Parks, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Word of mouth has that the more remote, harder to get to and...
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Type: Canyons, Geologic Formations, National Parks, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Word of mouth has that the more remote, harder to get to and therefore less crowded North Rim offers a more authentic Canyon experience and better views. However, there is no bus service on this rim and it is closed during the winter.
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Georgetown, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Most people plan their visit to the Grand Canyon 6 months in advance. We had 6 weeks. We were camping and I wanted to be inside the North Rim park. Having visited the south rim in high school, I wanted to give my children the gift of the North Rim remoteness. It was amazing! Even thought the campground and lodge... More 

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

What can one say about this marvel of creation? This is by far the most breath taking scenery we had on our trip thru the United States. Words do not do this place justice, it's magical, wide, deep, open, and endless are some words that come to mind. We had the pleasure of seeing the sun set on Hopi point,... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I loved my week on the South Rim so much, I didn't want to leave. Luckily the North Rim had availability. It is a day drive, pleasant though. And the North Rim, has a peace and beauty that is worth the trip. I cant wait to return. They have a long deck with lounging chairs, at the North Rim lodge.... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have seen the Great Canyon in pictures and movies for many times before… but nothing prepared me for the real thing. We visited the North Rim last fall and in my own impressionable opinion, I felt right on top of the world. I also felt like being a part of it too, and lucky to be there and see... More 

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Phila, PA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were here the end of November on a whim. We were heading from Zion to the South Rim. We knew that lodging/food services by that time were closed but I found it difficult to tell if the park itself was also closed. Initially we were told that the whole road was closed (by a ranger in Zion) As we... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The only problem with the North Rim is half the year it is closed due to heavy snowfall. The North Rim is much nicer and has less people than the south. They have cool nights in summer. There are scenic meadows, rolling hills, and tall trees there.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It was a long fairly uninteresting drive from Las Vegas (about 7 hours) but once there, it was everything (and more) of what I imagined. Breathtakingly beautiful. We stayed in one of the cabins at the lodge that was more that sufficient for two. The restaurant was organised and dished up some very tasty food - and did I mention... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Having already visited the South Rim, we decided to add a trip to the North Rim, which wasn't originally part of our road trip schedule. The North Rim has a different character to the South and is less over-run by visitors; highly recommended.

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Warsaw, Poland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I visited North Rim 3 years after I visited South Rim, so I was very interested in how the two of them compare. We only had 1 day at the North Rim, so we couldn't do any of the long or challenging hikes - we had to concentrate on the short trails and drives. If you only want to see... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Well Worth the drive.....less people visit the North Rim than the South Rim.....the lodge offers great views of the canyon and is a wonderful place to dine. Be sure to make dinner reservations early! The best time is to have your dinner end just before sunset! A rim side cabin which must be reserved early is the perfect spot to... More 

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