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Grand Canyon Tours for Seniors

Inducted as a National Park in 1919, the Grand Canyon has welcomed almost 5 million visitors each year in the past decade. Both the young and young-at-heart delight in the amazing grandeur of this national park, and the Grand Canyon offers plenty to do, regardless of age or activity level. If you’re planning a Grand […]

Earth Day Celebration at Grand Canyon include Fee-Free Day

The Grand Canyon National Park celebrates the 48th anniversary of Earth Day by providing fee-free day on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  The Earth Day celebrations include free entrance to the park and special events that display information about conservation efforts and initiatives including waste, recycling and composting.

New online reservation system for Havasupai Campground

The Havasupai Falls campground is open for 2018 bookings and has a new online reservation system to ease the process. If online is not your thing, the campgrounds can also be booked via telephone at their tourism office at (928) 448-2121. The Tribe’s reservation requires all visitors to have a valid permit before entering. The […]

Secrets of the Grand Canyon

Words can’t do the Grand Canyon justice, and even the most seasoned of Grand Canyon visitors haven’t taken in all this amazing national park has to offer. The iconic view found at the South Rim overlook is just the tip of the iceberg, and the deepest secrets of the Grand Canyon remain untapped by the […]

Tips for Visiting the Grand Canyon

Tips for Visiting the Grand Canyon The Visiting Center is where your Grand Canyon adventure begins – both on and offline. We’re here to equip guests with all the information they need to enhance their experience and get the very most out of their time at this famous landmark. The Grand Canyon is massive, spanning […]

Visitor Center and Grand Canyon Park Remain Open

The Grand Canyon Visitor Center, home to the IMAX Theatre, Pizza Hut Express, Pink Jeep Tours and The Store remain open during the federal government shutdown as does the Grand Canyon National Park. Visitors arriving at the Grand Canyon South Rim park entrance can grab maps, guides and a bite to eat at our visitor […]

Arizona Office of Tourism releases new App

There is a new tool for visitors coming to the Grand Canyon in 2018.  The official app of Arizona is promoted as a concierge in your pocket. The app will be able to tell your interests, location and where you are by day part.  It will then tailor information depending on what it knows about […]

Grand Canyon North Rim Highway Closing

The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced that the highway to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in Northern Arizona will close Tuesday December 4th for the season. Snow will not be cleared off the road to the North Rim. The highway reopens early May. The South Rim, home to the IMAX Theatre […]

Two new Pink Jeep Tours Introduced for Grand Canyon South Rim

The Grand Canyon Visitor Center is proud to be home to Pink Jeep Tours at the Grand Canyon South Rim. They offer incredible once-in-a-lifetime tours.  Pink Jeep Tours have a history of providing Grand Canyon tours that educate, inspire and delight their guests of all ages. This fall, visitors have more options than ever for […]

Grand Canyon Pricing could see Increase

Planning a Grand Canyon Tour in the near future?  The National Park Service is contemplating quite a large increase in entrance fees for the Grand Canyon.  The proposed increase is to generate funds to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure projects. The current fee is $30 for a weekly pass.  The proposed increase would […]

Roosevelt Legacy Visit of Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon owes much to Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States.  It was Roosevelt who had the wherewithal to declare the massive Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona a national monument. In fact, who knows what the Grand Canyon would look like today if not for that announcement on january 11, 1908. This […]

Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites Opens in Flagstaff, Arizona

A new Grand Canyon hotel opened Tuesday October 17th.  The 99-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Flagstaff, Arizona has opened and is conveniently located at 100 North Country Club Drive, only 9 miles from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. The hotel is also conveniently located just minutes from historic downtown Flagstaff.  The location is also […]

Grand Canyon North Rim begin Seasonal Closures

Facilities at the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim (Not to be confused with Grand Canyon South RIm, home of the Visitor Center and IMAX Theatre) are reducing services past Sunday October 15th. The North Rim Visitor Center will be open intermittently from 9am to 3pm through October 31. From November 1 – November 30 […]

Busy 2017 Memorial Day Weekend Expected

The Memorial Day Weekend is always a busy at the Grand Canyon.  To get the most of your visit, here are some tips plus a link to the National Park Survival Guide to dealing with crowds. Take the Tusayan Route and don’t drive into the park. Take the shuttle bus from the IMAX Theatre. Get […]

Grand Canyon Summer 2016 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jacqueline Nikolish from Brooklyn, IA for winning the Grand Canyon Visitor Center Summer 2016 moviemaking sweepstakes!  Jacqueline won a Canon T5 HD camera and Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets DVD. We have opened the Spring 2017 sweepstakes so enter the latest Grand Canyon Sweepstakes now.  Once again, a big congratulations to Jacqueline and thank you to all who entered.  Best […]

Grand Canyon Spring 2016 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Oscar Richardson from Schaumburg, IL for winning the Grand Canyon Visitor Center Spring 2016 moviemaking sweepstakes!  Oscar won a Canon T5 HD camera and Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets DVD. We have opened the Summer 2016 sweepstakes so entrer the latest Grand Canyon Sweepstakes now.  Once again, a big congratulations to Oscar and thank you to all who entered.  Best of […]

Grand Canyon 2015 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Congratulations to Tammy OHagan from Thorton, West Virginia for winning the Grand Canyon Visitor Center moviemaking sweepstakes!  Tammy won a Canon T5 HD camera and Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets DVD. Tammy was randomly picked from more than 15,000 entries! We look forward to some great photos and hope the win has inspired a trip to the Grand […]