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

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End of the Red Trail in South Rim

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Pearland, Texas

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Nice gift shop here in a very special old house. This is a place for picnic.

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Sherman Oaks, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Firstly your timing is important. Best time to go to the Canyon is May and the best time to catch the bus is early to avoid the crowds. We went in May and caught the red bus 8:45am and there was no line and no crowds. The views were spectacular. You can feel up your water bottles at Hermits rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

By taking the red shuttle to the nine points of view on the west end of the canyon you end up as a small stone building where they serve coffee, soda and snacks. You can fill your water bottle free, but they do not sell water. Outdoor toilets are a little smelly. The views of the canyon match the other... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

There's nothing interesting at the point. We took water, meals and returned back to the village. That's it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Absolutely make sure that you take the "Red" route from the Village to Hermit's Rest and return. Without question it provides the most panoramic views on the South Rim. On/off privileges at each stop and then catch the next bus in approx. 15 min. time. It's an extremely efficient system and all of the drivers we encountered were great. Note... More 

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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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