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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 23, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to take a Monday day trip in mid-April to the Grand Canyon South Rim before our red-eye flight back to the East Coast. I was nervous that we were being a bit too ambitious, but I found that it was...More

175  Thank Courtney W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 21, 2007

We do not recommend the Slow River Raft Tour with Xantera from the Grand Canyon. For a family of 5 the cost was $675.00 - this included a bus ride, a 4 hour river raft tour, and ham sandwiches. Oh, and no where near or...More

37  Thank Tikis
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Reviewed today via mobile

Must do! One of the most beautiful places on earth..,photos do not do it justice...u must see with ur own eyes...left me speechless...saw sunset & sunrise on east rim

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Reviewed today

We were first-timers to the Canyon. The late-October weather was perfect - sunny and cool. No big crowds this time of year - part of our plan. For the walkers/hikers, there are lots of trails and plenty of room for long walks. Also, there are...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

This is the Grand Canyon. Take the 20 mile drive and head to the Desert Tower. No families. No crowds.

Thank am420jeep
Reviewed today via mobile

Love the views! Our family enjoyed our visit and tour by Canyon Ministries! Lots of places to be amazed and places to eat since you will likely spend a whole day there.

Thank Classyandmom
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful views and spectacular sceneries! We traveled in mid-NOV and it was chilling - brrrrr! wind and crisp air. Recommend going there in late Spring to enjoy the numerous and breathtaking trails at the Grand Canyon. We stayed at the Thunderbird Lodge as all hotels...More

Thank Valerie P
Reviewed yesterday

We drove a few hours north from Phoenix and it was well worth the visit. The view was great. Lots of trails that provided different lookouts. Lots of parking and there is even a bus shuttle taking you from vantage point to vantage point. This...More

Thank fireguy329
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have seen pictures of the Grand Canyon but you can't get the true felling unless you go there. The views were beautiful. The size of the canyon is unbelievable.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable. Definitely a must see. Worth the 4.5 hour drive from Vegas each way in a single day if you do not have Time to spend one night. Perfect day for our 25th anniversary.

Thank D C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone has heard about it. Most have seen pictures of it. But to actually see it is absolutely amazing. The South Rim of the canyon is about a 75 minute drive off I-40 but it's worth it. I didn't have all day and in November...More

Thank RWinLA
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very enjoyable overnight stay at Bright Angel Lodge. 5th visit to south rim over the last 35 years. Buses in the park are convenient and much better than searching for parking at every overlook.

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catravelmom_11
October 17, 2018|
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Response from reneet260 |
We are here right now I would say no once you get here it takes a little while to organize. We are staying at the red feather inn nice people basic room no fridge or microwave didn't know that when I booked but it's ok nice... 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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