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Last stop with a snack

We rode the red bus to the end to see the view and it didn’t disappoint. We had an ice cream in the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Arlington, VA
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Every location along the trail is great!

This is one of the spots I saw the most wildlife (i.e. rabbits, squirrels, etc.) I loved stopping... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Karen D
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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

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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.

Thank DZ7
Reviewed June 22, 2018

There is a bus that will take you up to Hermit's rest and it stops on the way up and back so you can stop and admire the views until the next bus or walk along the rim to the next stop if you wish....More

Thank Pictureseer
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I rode the shuttle and stopped at a few overlooks and walked some along the way to Hermit's rest. Nice gift shop and it has a gorgeous and large fireplace! Small snack shop but not much seating. A couple pay to look telescopes that I...More

Thank ShaeShaeKW
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Take the red line from the village for more unique/spectacular views from up to 9 vantage points going west (note: the return shuttle only stops @3 of the 9 stops, so choose wisely and just get off the bus). Busses run every 10-15 mins, so...More

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October 6, 2017|
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