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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Daniella Solorzano from New Orleans, United States provides insight into a Grand Canyon Trip. Daniella shares perspective on the best Grand Canyon attractions and things to do in Grand Canyon.
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 […]
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 […]
Doug Samuel from Clermont, United States provides insight into a Grand Canyon Trip. Doug shares perspective on the best Grand Canyon attractions and things to do in Grand Canyon. See some incredible photos of Grand Canyon South Rim and surrounding area too!
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 […]
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 […]
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