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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, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Canyons, National Parks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

If you have the Grand Canyon on your Bucket List then why are you waiting, if it isn't the next thing you are going to cross off the list then as Jean Luc Picard says, "Make it so!". I have seen photos, documentaries and films of, with or about the Grand Canyon, but nothing prepares you for the breathtaking immensity... More 

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

It is hard to describe. It is so expansive and so majestic and so huge. It is almost difficult to comprehend the sheer size of this place. The Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen on Earth. We traveled the South Rim with Vaughn's Southwest Custom Tours (reviewed separately, highly recommend) and our guide started... More 

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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Definitely an amazing Kodak moment that takes your breathe away. Great access to trails by foot are further excursions by tram furnished by park service. Watch children there are dangers for unescorted ones. This is nature not Disney. The village has bathrooms and supplies as well as information supplied by park rangers. Bring your cameras. This is a visual treat... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Easy to walk. Wonderful views. Bring your camera. Use the buses when you're tired of walking. Most of the path is paved. Really enjoyed the rock descriptions along the way.

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We were really looking forward to our visit to the GC and it did not disappoint. We spent the day walking along the South rim and it was just one stunning view after another. No matter how many photos you've seen, how many videos you've watched or how many people have told you about this place it will still stun,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

There are many choices of tours on the free tour buses. A lot of hop on and hop off points to see all of the south rim attractions. Park and leave the driving to them.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Overwhelming. Amazing. You've got to go...I cannot describe the view/aura. We visited on a cold, windy day and drive to several view points. Where we stool alone, it was so quiet and beautiful. We saw some elks on our way in the National Park.

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Baltimore, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I spend two days here in early December and were blown away. The temperatures were in the 30s and 40s, but it was dry. Suggest you layer up because it warms up out of the wind and as you hike or just walk around. Everyone (not just every American) should see this spectacular natural sight. It really... More 

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Bonner Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We had traveled to the Grand Canyon many years ago when our now-grown children were young. This time, we arrived at the South Rim via the train out of Williams. We had three hours to spend there until the train departed. We loved looking through the shops at the wide variety of gifts that we could choose from to take... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The pictures don't do the park justice. I've been several times and it never gets old to me. The only thing that I don't like is the crowds around bright angel but that can't be helped. The only advise I can give is that tour as much of the park as you can.

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