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Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Scenic drive on the East Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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Nice drive

Nice drive from east entrance to the Visitors center. Lot's of lookout places, not so crowded than village or mather point or Hermits Nest road. You even might see some wildlife.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Joensuu, Finland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice drive from east entrance to the Visitors center. Lot's of lookout places, not so crowded than village or mather point or Hermits Nest road. You even might see some wildlife.

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Huron, OH, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was low on my list. But it was fantastic. You can hop out of your car & see a different view at each point. This is where we saw the Colorado river the most. I'd recommend this for your first viewing, not mather point

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Brunswick, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Start from the east rim if you're able. It allows you to really see the Colorado River and appreciate the canyon without crowds. They views are heart stopping as they are wild and raw and real. No pictures can prepare you for this experience.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure if its because it was the first stopping point or if it really is the most beautiful view of the canyon. But this view is spectacular and a must.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Driving the east rim was the best part of my trip to the Grand Canyon. There are so many turnouts with great views and many are no where as crowded as the main lodge/visitors center. If you have the time I highly suggest it. Tip watch out for wildlife, they were quite a few animals that crossed in front of... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

My family just loved this drive and the spectacular overlooks and views it offered. There are constant places to stop and each one is a little different. It is well worth the drive and so beats the crowded South Rim. We drove up from Sedona and entered in the East Entrance. We took out time driving to the South Rim... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Lot's of places to stop and take in the breathtaking views. Give yourself at least 90 minutes to see everything. Take the 64 loop back to Flagstaff. More stuff to see!

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Windham, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The view was awesome. The canyon looks like a photo back drop. The colors are spectacular. This natural wonder of the world is a must to see and enjoy. The park service does a great job for us to enjoy!

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Much less crowded part of our trip. Go to watch tower and walk on trails and it's like no one else is there. We entered park from this side and made way back to village. Was a great decision. All the stops are worth seeing on the east side. Views are spectacular

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Late Feb/ March 2017: So I decided to embark on the scenic route to the GC. Flew into Phoenix and drove the 2hrs to Sedona, where I stayed for a night, with the intention of an early start to the Grand Canyon. After looking at my schedule, I decided that the best use of my time would be to drive... More 

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