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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 today

The view is amazing!!! Guano Pte is spectacular - could have stayed there all day!! Nothing like it in the world!!! Took tons of pics - truly a wonder - this coming from someone afraid of heights! Took Desert Tours out of Las Vegas, stopped...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed today

We had a room in one of the hotels in Tusayan and drove up to the National Park. Grand Canyon Village looks interesting and an option to consider as there are places to stay eat etc. Once the car has been parked you will have...More

Thank toddlerpants
Reviewed today via mobile

There are several view points and the view is AMAZING!! But you can not grasp how huge the canyon is from here, so I really recommend you do some hiking and you’ll enjoy a view with no other people around.

Thank Katrin R
Reviewed today

visited this park a few times and it always never ceases to amaze....great views can be had all around so a camera is a must...i was here later in the pm and the sunset was simply beautiful...it does get crowded for sure but can't blame...More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed today

We travelled by railroad from Williams , the station is only minutes from the South Rim. The Grand Canyon is amazing , colours and scale just off the scoreboard. It is very busy around the visitor centre but walk ten minutes in either direction and...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed today

We went here as part of our railway trip from Williams and were not disappointed at all, so much so that on the next leg of our journey towards Denver we passed through the park again the next day. To say this place is awe-inspiring...More

Thank GTSSurrey
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In October at least the colours seem richer in the morning. perfect weather! The walks from South Kaibab to Mather Point and the village to Mohave Point were both excellent. It’s handy to be able to jump on the shuttle if you need a break....More

Thank HofH999
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Attempted a second visit to the Grand Canyon. Our first visit was 30 years ago and we passed because it was 116 in the shade that day. We return in October thinking the weather would be more temperate...It was 31F and snowing. We had driven...More

Thank Airchef
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time at the South Rim. Crowded, but a beautiful day weather wise. North Rim is definitely more quiet. Beautiful views of course. Gift shop, information center, clean restroom. Dogs allowed on leash.

Thank createandcapturelife
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It took a long time to get 2 rooms, but I just kept checking and ultimately got the 2 rooms. I wanted the El Tovar, but was VERY satisfied with the Maswik Lodge. You get to drive to the ML (Not leave your car and...More

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catravelmom_11
October 17, 2018|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is a perfect amount of time to see about all the highlights. Anywhere in the park is good lodging. It's just up to variables like how much you want to pay, how big your party is, what amenities you need, how close... More
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Dee62
October 10, 2018|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
I think the best short hike you could do would be South Kaibab down to Ooh-Aah Point. Take the orange shuttle from the main visitor center to get to it. Might take an hour and a half of your time. After that, I would do... More
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