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Special Reunion of Grand Canyon IMAX Movie Cast and Crew

On June 4th, the Grand Canyon Visitor Center hosted a reunion for the cast and crew of the iconic 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets movie beloved by tourists around the world.  It was cleverly referred to as a “Reelunion” in honour of the increasingly rare 70mm film on which the movie still plays.  The […]

Grand Canyon Fire Safety and Restrictions Memorial Day 2022

Coming into the Memorial Day long weekend where additional traffic and overall visitation is high, the Grand Canyon National Park is implementing additional fire restrictions as dry hot weather has increased wildfire potential across the area including Grand Canyon South Rim, home to the Grand Canyon Visitor Center and IMAX Theatre. Care should always be […]

Grand Canyon North Rim Opens May 15

The Grand Canyon South Rim is well known as the definitive Grand Canyon vacation destination for those looking for a life changing experience.  The lesser known and lesser visited Grand Canyon North Rim has a shorter season but still has its charms.  For one, it captures about only 10% of Grand Canyon visitors so it […]

Luxury Eco-resort BACKLAND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Luxury Eco-resort BACKLAND is Now Accepting Reservations Backland, a luxury camping and eco lodging provider best known for its signature tented suites, is now accepting bookings for the summer in late July this year. The team at Backland is pleased to announce that reservations for stays from July 28, 2022 onwards, are […]

Grand Canyon North Rim Seasonal Reduced Services Begins

The Grand Canyon North Rim is open from dawn-to-dusk day use only in November.  The Grand Canyon Lodge, North Rim Visitor Center, and campground are currently closed for the winter.  They will reopen on May 15, 2022.  Visiting the North Rim in November requires planning and an understanding that services are limited.  Visitors should bring […]

Grand Canyon is located in Arizona

A recent poll was conducted and found that just 38% of Americans knew that Grand Canyon was located in Arizona.  The licence plate slogan “The Grand Canyon State” doesn’t seem to be doing a good job educating the location.  The Grand Canyon Visitor Center needs to do a better job too!  The same poll also […]

Fly Fishing the Grand Canyon

” If there is a point to being in the Grand Canyon, it is not to rush but to linger, suspended in a blue-and-amber haze of in-between-ness, for as long as one possibly can. To float, to drift, savoring the pulse of the river on its odyssey through the canyon, and above all, to postpone […]

Grand Canyon National Park opens East Entrance at Desert View.

Visitors will be able to enter the Grand Canyon National Park from the East Entrance starting April 8, 2021. Park officials, working with tribal and state officials, stakeholders and community leaders, announced the reopening of the Park’s east entrance gate. The east entrance, along Arizona State Highway (Hwy) 64, has been closed since April 1, 2020. The […]

Grand Canyon: Things to Do & Avoid

Updated Feb 24, 2020 Visitors at Grand Canyon National Park will soon be able to take a shuttle between the park and the nearby community of Tusayan. The National Park Service says the shuttle bus service will start runs on the route on March 1, 2020. Attracting over 5 million visitors a year, the Grand […]