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End of the road

We stayed at Maswik Lodge and since it was winter and over Christmas weekend we drove Hermit Rd to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Camarillo, California
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Go in the winter months and you can drive to the Hermit's Rest

We really enjoyed the ability to drive and do each of the scenic turnouts on Hermit's Rest road... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Maswik Lodge and since it was winter and over Christmas weekend we drove Hermit Rd to the end. It’s nice having a car to stay as long or little as you want at each stop. This stop has great views, an 8...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelinm2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the ability to drive and do each of the scenic turnouts on Hermit's Rest road. On December 24, 2018, Christmas Eve, there were only a few cars, if any, on any of the scenic turnouts (e.g., Pima Point, Mohave Point, etc.). Hermit's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend the bus tour to Hermits Rest. Lots of interesting stops and the vastness of the Grand Canyon is amazing!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulagZ8853HP
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Lovely little gift shop with a real fire on the colder days this is a good starting point for the walk back along the rim trail. Absolutely recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevel849
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We recently popped into Hermits Rest for a well deserved coffee and were very impressed by the lovely little shop. Craig is a real gem, and the hot chocolate was perfect. There is a lovely assortment of jewellery, books and postcards. The roaring fire makes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

The road had been closed when we first drove by and when we saw it was open we decided to drive up. The overlooks are spectacular! We saw Elk and javelinas! The building has so much charm and the fireplace is spectacular! One of my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kimraem
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Very cool hamlet with a snack bar “during tourist season” and nice gift shop. Incredible views with a very nice paved trail to several connecting points. Busses are very frequent along this route so fell free to hike. the paved trail leads to each point...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lmarietaylor
Reviewed November 4, 2018

After hiking all our "must do" trails we took the shuttle to Hermits Rest. It's okay, nothing special. Even the views were not as good as other parts of the park. They have a snack bar which was very busy. It's only worth visiting if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ttiottn1
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Hermit's Rest is at the far end of the westernmost shuttle bus route. It is a gift shop, snack bar, and a trail head to a trail that goes down into the canyon. It's a nice shady respite with toilets. I enjoyed the gift shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Certainly a good place to stop and check out the views. We waited for sunset here one evening. It was pretty but I found that Hopi Point offered a better sunset view. I like that it's a large place and it's easy to find a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Lennoxzenon | Reviewed this property |
yes, it would be a good idea. The shuttle going back takes about 45 mins because the route has more stops on the way back. There are a lot of vista points along the way. You will have a good look at the Colorado River... More