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Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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There are many great perspectives and views along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Hermit's Rest is not one of them. The view is obstructed with trees. There is some hiking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There are many great perspectives and views along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Hermit's Rest is not one of them. The view is obstructed with trees. There is some hiking from Hermit's Rest and it has some historic significance, but otherwise you can skip it.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice beautiful area. Gift shop & concession stand & rest rooms. This is the farthest west of the south rim. Buses only drive here unless you have a handicap pass. Nice historic area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We took the red Hermit's bus line to Hermits point. It was July 4th weekend so it was really crowded but driver was very patient and explained every point of interest well. We saw deer on the way and saw a grey rabbit at Hermit's rest. Didn't stay till sunset that day because of rain. But pretty cool view and... More 

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Sidney, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

the trail is great. take the shuttle bus to hermit's rest and then walk the Hermit's trail. The gift shop at Hermit's rest is small, but you can get good coffeee there

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Albuquerque, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is the last stop on the red bus route in the canyon (south rim). Red bus route prohibits private vehicles so this bus ride is it. Time is so you are getting on the bus by 7am (we got up early for sunrise) and then by the time you are done (10am) you will have missed the crowds which... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The only reason I didn't give it an excellent rating is because the snack shop needs to start serving popsicles or something without milk in it. As a previous girl scout leader, and even in band camps here in Houston area, where we have very humid and hot weather, we teach the kids not to eat cereal in the mornings... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you have a bike handy, this is a wonderful day trip. Take the Red Shuttle and make it a half day. Maybe mix some hiking in with the drive. In the winter months the road is open to cars. This is the end point on the rim trail. It houses a gift shop and snack bar. Nothing elaborate. It's... More 

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Arlington, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was a surprising little stop at the end of the green line. We hung out in the rain and had a cup of hot chocolate. The little shop is neat with a huge fireplace. I'd really like to see view from there but unfortunately it was really cloudy.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is an overlook for one of the areas in the Grand Canyon. A place to catch your breathe, grab some water, and get ready for the journey back. A nice stopping point along the way.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The end of the Red Line is a nice place to take a break after a few hours of sightseeing . The coffee and cookies were fully appreciated specially that it was a cold morning ! The only thing missing is a seating area !

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Address: West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park

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