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Grand Canyon South Rim

Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
(928) 638-7888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Canyons, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, National 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... more » 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. « less
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San Diego, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The south rim has a nice concrete walkway all along the same route as the shuttle buses go. You can hop, on hop off at certain designated points. If you want to see points where the bus does not stop, you will have to walk and then continue your walk to the next shuttle bus stop, which may or may... More

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Bedfordshire
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

To get into the Grand Canyon National Park you have to pay a fee of $25 per car but it is a total must see and well worth the expense and effort getting there. When we arrived at the Grand Canyon it was just starting to rain slightly, and when we got to the rim we were so disappointed as... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The views here are breathtaking. It is 100% one of the world's greatest wonders. Even with all the scientific explanations of how the canyon was formed, it is still hard to believe that something like it exists. Be very careful if you have any fear of heights. Many of the views are almost totally open and you can fall in,... More

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Dallas/Ft. Worth
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The magnificence of the Grand Canyon cannot be denied. A visit here should be on everyone's "Bucket List".

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The viewing platforms at the south rim are superb. The views are truly amazing. The enormous scale of the canyon is breath taking. It should be on every ones bucket list to see before they die.

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la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

14 mile path along the south rim of the grand canyon can be seen by walking, biking or bus. A must to view many areas along the path.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

It is doable in a day. i drove to south rim and enjoyed a day trip. I wish i could stay a night there and could see the evening and night view of the canyon.

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Perkinston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This is a must see. When you get to the south rim be sure to go into the visitor center and view the film of how the Grand Canyon was formed. This is very educational. The view of the canyon are breath taking.

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Chatham, Ontario
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

At the visitor centre you can see a quick 8 minute video that show as what millions of years can do to the planet. It really Is awe inspiring what the passage of time can do and the amazing scientists can discovery by sifting through the clues left behind. After watching the video you can see the swaths of time... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Super views but very crowded, car parks overflowing with traffic, come for sunrise for a better (less crowded) view. Take a plane or helicopter ride if short of time.

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