Posted on December 11, 2013The grand old El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon South Rim will remain open during this year’s planned renovations. Read more
Located at the South Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon, the Visitor Center provides news, travel information about Grand Canyon attractions, hotels, a variety of selected Grand Canyon tours and Park passes. Visitors can take part in interactive exhibits to learn about the Grand Canyon, watch our famous IMAX® movie and talk to local area representatives. Inside the center guests can also enjoy a meal at our Explorer’s Café dining area which includes Pizza Hut®, fresh deli sandwiches and other items or take their time to browse through our National Geographic® branded merchandise store. Check out Grand Canyon Illusion, a 3D installation art piece by world famous artist Kurt Wenner. Free in the visitor center courtyard.
Posted on December 6, 2013A Sea of Clouds Fills the Grand Canyon Weather conditions in Arizona's Grand Canyon last week gave rise to a rare phenomenon called total cloud inversion. Read more