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The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim offers amenities such as bus service, hotels and water stations, but is also more crowded than the North Rim. Scenic highlights include Pipe Creek Vista and Yavapai Point.
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Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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(928) 638-7888
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Reviewed today

If you don't have time to do a long hike, try a short few hours hike into the Canyon. It is magical.

Thank Torfeh K
Reviewed today

We had 2 days in the canyon. We spent the first day driving (no shuttles here) the Desert View Road. This road is less crowded and easy to navigate. The sites along the road were beautiful and a good introduction to the canyon. The watch...More

1  Thank nancym290
Reviewed today

Went to the South rim by car from Vegas, 41/2 hrs travel time but well worth it. The vies are tremendous you just can't fathom the sheer scale of the canyon and photographs don't do it justice, a must see for everyone at least once...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the south rim of the canyon in the afternoon on a Sunday. It was $35 for the car to get in regardless of people in the car. We did not pay extra for guides but do not feel it was needed. We drove...More

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed yesterday

Used the bus shuttle service and saw the majority of the park in just over half a day.We were on a tight schedule but wanted to include this park since we were so close by auto.

Thank James S
Reviewed yesterday

Go if you can! You will not regret you trip to this Natural Wonder of the World. No pictures can describe it.

Thank Donald B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I mean, it’s the Grand Canyon. See it before you die. Despite what some people say, it is still amazing after the first 10 minutes. Will say, it was more crowded than expected. We went after everyone went back to school, but that seems to...More

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take the south rim hike to Hermit’s Rest and pack a picnic and lots of water. Great views along the way! The Grand Canyon is inspiring and magnificent!

Thank jerrirobbins
Reviewed yesterday

One of the most breathtaking, beautiful trips I have taken. Hiked inside the inner canyon a little, saw the sun set. There is water on the top of the Grand Canyon just bring a refill, cover your mouth and nose. Gust winds with sand are...More

Thank 408diana45
Reviewed yesterday

Views are so breath-taking that they are indescribably majestic. We used the shuttle system to go to Hermit's Point in the West and on our way out stopped at other points, including Desert View to the East. It is hard to comprehend the depth and...More

Thank Howard R
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Adventure617844
6 September 2018|
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Response from elaineh00per | Reviewed this property |
The train ride would be great for your whole family. You will need to stay in Williams the night before. There’s a beautiful hotel at the train station. After the train ride you can get a professional bus tour of the South... More
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yankeedad69
30 August 2018|
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Response from KaimukiGirl24 | Reviewed this property |
I believe if the shuttles are not in service this allows you to use your own personal vehicle. Unless they are doing road work or something. Major road repairs were being done when we were there earlier this year but should... More
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Sonali B
27 August 2018|
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Response from ChereceH | Reviewed this property |
We rain into a few things (wildlife) mostly birds and things of that nature. Photos can be taken at your digression.
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