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The architecture alone is worth seeing, but the view and the gift shop are also great. Plan to... read more

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Paducah, Kentucky
Lookout Studio

Great place for photos! Ask someone to go to the top level and take photos of you standing on the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Friendswood, Texas
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Grand canyon Village, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture alone is worth seeing, but the view and the gift shop are also great. Plan to spend at least 15 minutes here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kellylogos
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place for photos! Ask someone to go to the top level and take photos of you standing on the lower level lookout. (Horizontal to get as much Canyon as possible!) An incredible view!!! Then offer to do the same for them, of course... :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Candice5566
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This building is worth visiting. It has a great gift shop and often displays art work. The day we went there was a large exhibition of paintings of the Canyon. It was an incredible show.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Lookout Studio is a wonderfully interesting stopping point along the South Rim trail. The architecture is terrific and leads to a wonderful rear viewing area to look out upon the entire canyon. There's also a balcony within the studio that provides even higher and better...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DuncanTCH
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This building houses an art gallery which was once the home of the artist. It is interesting and a little terrifying how it dangles off the cliff over the Grand Canyon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Noreen M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Unique and intesting, we were leaving the Grand Canhyon area and thought we did not have enough time to visit this lookout studio, but it is well worth taking the time to explore and get a unique veiw of the Canyon~

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank allets2017
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Every location along the trail will give you a different perspective of the Canyon. Loved seeing this national treasure and will be back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed July 22, 2018

nice little walk to get to see the view from here . Nice gifts to buy or just look at . get some good photo's from this view point

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank helensims61
Reviewed June 29, 2018

This place has great overlooks for the canyon, but as others have said - it is really just a retail gift shop. It is a nice spot, but there are better ones all around. It is very convenient from two big lodges - Bright Angel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brandon K
Reviewed June 28, 2018

A great spot for some incredible photos. There is a coin operated telescope look out and a small platform viewing area out the back of this gift shop. We got some great pictures here and had a look at some lovely souvenirs. This is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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May 5, 2016|
Response from davei58 | Reviewed this property |
yes, it's free to access the viewing platforms