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Grand Canyon South Rim

Address: Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: (928) 638-7888
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Type: Canyons, National Parks, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim...
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Type: Canyons, National Parks, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim offers amenities such as bus service, hotels and water stations, but is also more crowded than the North Rim. Scenic highlights include Pipe Creek Vista and Yavapai Point.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Longview, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We had been putting off visiting the Grand Canyon due to people saying "It's just a big hole in the ground." How wrong they were! The sunset and sunrise over the canyon made you stop and wonder, where do I fit in this universe? To think about the time it took to form the canyon and they people that lived... More 

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phoenix
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Seriously. It's a hole in the ground. To me, it's not spectacular, it's not pretty. It's a giant hole in the ground. There's nothing to see from the top. YMMV

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I was slightly wary of the weather - ver cold but snow covered rim somehow made the views even more fabulous. Took about an hour and a half from Flagstaff to Visitor Centre - walk along the rim to the Vista point took about an hour - views were great and not so many people this time of year. Coffeeshop... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunatley my first experience at the Grand Canyon was awash! Snow, zero visability made for a dissapointing time. I know it will still be there, just wish I had something better to report..

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London
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We drove 4.5 hours from Vegas to stay in Tusayan which is well located for access to the south rim gate. From there it's a 5 min drive to get to the visitor centre. There are several trails or you can take the hop on hop off bus to the key viewpoints. We were lucky to see the canyon after... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We were on a weeks holiday in Las Vegas, but having come so far (from UK) felt we must visit the Grand Canyon. As we were staying in Las Vegas it was a 5 hour trip, but we called at the Hoover Dam first then on to the Grand Canyon. The first site of the canyon is breath taking. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The Grand Canyon is so unbelievably inspiring and humbling, it's hard to put in words how this place effects you. We where here in mid July and conditions where just perfect. Great weather, fantastic views, the works. For those of you who enjoy a beautiful scenery, this is a must do on your list.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I booked a tour with taketours.com/seagull tours for a 6day bus tour LV/Grand Canyon/LA/SF which included a visit to the Sth Rim of the Grand canyon (out from vegas). It takes around 5hrs to get there and we had an hour which was enough to go for a walk to 2 viewing places of the south rim. It was lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We have lived in Arizona our whole lives and had just not been able to get around to go to the Grand canyon. Finally made it out there and omg it was amazing! Definitely something everyone needs to see! There are many different lookouts and views that you can go to go. You can either drive there in your car,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We drove from Vegas (4.5 hours) and saw the canyon in one day and drove back that night. I would recommend staying the night and not trying to do it all in one day. I hate to say anything negative about such an incredible place, but I was pretty disappointed with the Bright Angel trail. I'm a fan of loop... More 

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