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

Just a different view into the canyon. The gift shop is neat with the big fireplace. We rode the trolley up to this point.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just a different view into the canyon. The gift shop is neat with the big fireplace. We rode the trolley up to this point.

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had to wait a very long time and a couple shuttles before we could get on the shuttle to Hermit's Rest. It was hot, so it wasn't pleasant. I asked the shuttle driver a question and she gave me a snotty answer. (Glad all the shuttle drivers weren't like her!) Be prepared! It's at least a 90 minute ride... More 

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Detriot
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I cannot say enough about how many lovely views there are in the Grand Canyon National Park and Hermit's Rest is one of the best. However to get to Hermit's rest you must spend an hour on a bus packed with people. There are nine beautiful vistas on the way to Hermit's rest, but getting off to see the view... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Last stop on the red line shuttle is Hermits Rest. Good history, scenic and picnic spot but should not be destination for a meal unless you bring your own.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great views located in this area. We were looking forward to a snack but unfortunately, it was not open. (It was after 5) We were able to get some water, which sufficed.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as dramatic as I had hoped for. A ho-hum finish after a wonderful hike. Small gift shop and some historical info. Expensive snacks water and bathrooms.

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In summer you get here by shuttle only and the view is OK. Shuttle supports staying here for sunset (cant comment because we had several thunderstorms when we were here)

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great viewpoint on the Rim Trail but with an added bonus of restrooms, snacks and pretty good coffee as well as a gift shop. Start the rim trail here and work our way to the other end. if you get tired hop on the convenient shuttle to the next viewpoint.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually enjoyed the Shuttle Bus ride more than the stop at Hermit's Rest. Along the ride we opted to exit a the Hopi Point and Pima Point overlooks; it was nice to be able to see sections of the Colorado River and rapids far below. Like everything else we experienced in the Grand Canyon National Park, the ride was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hermit's rest is the last stop of busline that brings u to some stops at the southern rim of the Grand Canyon. Although it's a 11 km ride by bus with lots of stops you should go there and enjoy another spectacular view

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