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Address: Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: (928) 638-7888
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Description: The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim...
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.
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Wow! Excellent walking paths along the rim, unbelievable views. I do wish others would respect the signs that say to stay behind the rails... too many fools trying to get better... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Wow! Excellent walking paths along the rim, unbelievable views. I do wish others would respect the signs that say to stay behind the rails... too many fools trying to get better photos, risking their lives!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I've seen pictures and was prepared for checking the "big hole in the ground" off my bucket list. Far exceeded any expectations. Pictures don't do justice to the awesome wonder. The air, the quiet solitude, the experience: none of it can be captured in a picture. Enter from the east entrance to avoid the big tourist buses, but it's all... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I hear so many people say they drove up, look in and leave. You need to visit the Grand Canyon at Sunrise, take photos, hike a few miles on the trails (with plenty of water) and stay for Sunset. Go to the visitors center, understand the geography. It is a awesome place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Our trip was great, the driver Kim was great. She made lots of stops with great views and knows the history of the area. She was funny, nice with a big smile. I would book with them again.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We went to the south end in hopes of doing the helicopter your of the grand canyon. When we went in to view the package, they offered us a helicopter and pontoon boat tour, which basically took us into the canyon with a boat ride on the Colorado river. That was awesome. But we couldn't just buy the tour package,... More 

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Girard, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The fantastic view over 200+ I'm of area 78mi down bus to view each area it's one of the cheapest in the area.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Hadn't been to the Grand Canyon in 40 years. The canyon is the same but can't say that for the rest. Like most popular parks, the people are overwhelming. You have to wonder what it will be like 10 years from now. "It's so crowded, no body goes there." YB. It's what its always been - big hole in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

South Rim was amazing in all respects. We stayed at the Kachina Lodge right on the rim and spent two days. So much to take in, it is difficult to cover in this time, but overall, I was pleasantly surprised that the crowds at most times were not overwhelming and did not detract from our ability to enjoy. Early morning... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Mather Point, the most famous photo spot in the Grand Canyon, is located on the South Rim, and this area is the only one open year round - versus the North Rim area (@290 miles north), which is open fewer months of the year. Enjoying the Canyon is easy to do here - even if you have no interest in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

After overdosing on the man made visuals of Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon is the perfect antidote and nature at its best. The day I visited with my family it was wet and misty but thankfully it cleared and we all marveled at the amazing views - a memory that none of us will forget. I had previously flown into... More 

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