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The View was worth the Crowded Shuttle Bus

To Get to the Hermits Rest we used the Grand Canyon Shuttle service. We thought our visit to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alain L
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Rochester, NY
Nice Way to End

Hermit’s Rest is a nice place to, well, rest. There’s a gift shop and snack shack with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cara C
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To Get to the Hermits Rest we used the Grand Canyon Shuttle service. We thought our visit to the Canyon after Labor Day would mean smaller crowds but such was not the case. We arrived at the Shuttle stop only to get into a long...More

Thank Alain L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hermit’s Rest is a nice place to, well, rest. There’s a gift shop and snack shack with plenty of spots to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling as much as I do I really hate tourist shops that everything is made in China. This little shop was authentic with local made items, charming decor and the two gentlemen behind the counter were polite, professional and very helpful. Got great gifts for...More

Thank 1961aahm
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We rode the red bus to the end to see the view and it didn’t disappoint. We had an ice cream in the heat and had a nice rest. The gift is quaint and has some specific items with ravens. I wish I would have...More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is one of the spots I saw the most wildlife (i.e. rabbits, squirrels, etc.) I loved stopping at the different locations along the rim; the buses make it so easy to get off and on. I will definitely be back.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Hermits Rest is at the end of the bus tour which is offered free to visitors of the Grand Canyon. The bus stops at several points of interest along the way and you get on and off as many times as you like. The Rest...More

Thank Curt R
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Having never seen Hermit's Rest before, I expected to see an interesting dwelling belong to some known canyon explorer. Which it is. I didn't expect it to also be a commercial enterprise. It is actually being used as a gift shop and small refreshment stand....More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Honestly, other less crowded viewpoints are more enjoyable for spending time. Ride a bike instead of the shuttle if you can, and stop at every viewpoint.

Thank Tigerfan85
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We went down to see this beautiful building that has a Mega Grande sitting area with a fireplace. To see how this was actually build is amazing. Good place to grab a water or something to wet your whistle and the ice cream is good...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This was a welcome break from walking along the rim. We replenished with sodas and had a chance to sit down. Bathroom facilities are also available.

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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
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