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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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Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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(928) 638-7888
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Reviewed yesterday

Words can not convey the majesty nor can any photo truly show the magnitude or beauty - How lucky we are to have such natural beauty which is so easily accessible. Absolutely stunning!

Thank valericl2018
Reviewed yesterday

I had a very sad feeling that morning. My father was very ill (and would die the next morning). Looking at the grandness of nature, the millions of years it took to craft this landscape gave lots of comfort.

1  Thank bweegenaar
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

South Rim is a bit manicured given you're looking at one of the seven wonders of the natural world. I gather if you go on the trails in the canyon it is more authentic but as we only had a one night visit we contented...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had an 8 day rafting trip in the Grand Canyon. Excellent guides that were knowledgable about the geology and history of the canyon. They cooked great meals, where professional and fun. We enjoyed rapids, side canyon hikes, and waterfalls. Be ready for heat, cold...More

Thank tw0r0cks
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I stopped by with my 10 year old son and spent a few hours walking and taking pics. The breath taking scenery is well worth the $35 to get in!

Thank sskidmore71
Reviewed yesterday

The view from the South Rim is amazing. There are many view points along the way. There are some ruins and a museum to stop and see also. Plan a full day. Lodging available, reserve ahead of time.

Thank lisahutch16
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a one day tour from LV to the South Rim, and even we left LV early in the morning we had only 3 hours time to spend there as the ride is about 4 hours one way not included several stops, but we...More

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must do trip for everyone. The site are surreal and unimaginable. Pictures dont do any justice. One must go and see for themselves. We got there about 9am on a Tuesday and it wasn't crowded yet. We were able to go to...More

Thank Sharletta S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing prepares you for your first sighting of the Grand Canyon. It's sheer proportions are mind boggling. There is no better place to start than at the South Rim. Excellent views, good facilities and a good shuttle service make an enjoyable visit possible for all.

Thank fluffypolite
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family and friends drove through in mini-van. It's just breathtaking, pictures don't do it justice. The park is well maintained and clean. We brought a picnic lunch and ate at one of the many picnic tables provided. Bathrooms were readily available and clean.

Thank EAKirk
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Smsp24
August 18, 2018|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
With 2.5 days, you will have ample time to visit all the view points. You have Mather Point right behind the main visitor center and the Rim Trail right in the Canyon Village area. Then you have the view points to the west... More
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Art S
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Martyjustice | Reviewed this property |
There were quite a few different options. Don’t remember all, but they are on the website.
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