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The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim offers amenities such as bus service, hotels and water stations, but is also more crowded than the North Rim. Scenic highlights include Pipe Creek Vista and Yavapai Point.
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Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Online reviews and recommendations are always different to real life experience. The views are incredible and from different angles, it is a whole new experience. I would highly recommend the South Rim. If you have time to drive along the rim, probably some of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Este_In_My_Shoes
Reviewed today via mobile

Wetook the long way coming from the Eastside of the South Rim. We stopped at almost every vista point and were not disappointed. It was unimaginable that this was millions of millions of years of erosion. The Colorado River looked so very small from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Choo Y
Reviewed yesterday

One of the highlights of our visit was watching the sun go down from the south rim. The lighting changed constantly and the colors were wonderful. The hawks soared and a light wind kept us cool as my daughter and I sat in silence, hugging...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robin M
Reviewed yesterday

The Grand Canyon was the most awesome sight you will ever see. This something everyone should do in their lifetime. So beautiful and breathtaking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LOVE2TRAVEL2LAKES
Reviewed yesterday

What can I say - you have to see the Grand Canyon in person to really appreciate it. I would have to say that it's hard to know what to do until you actually get there. We loved just driving up and down the south...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emilyjoy117
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome views. Shuttle buses are very convenient and warm in the winter. The point at the museum has a warm indoor view that is spectacular too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aadeyo
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Las Vegas in August and wanted to see the Grand Canyon. While it was a very long drive, it was worth every minute! You simply must take the time to get here. The experience of walking up to the ledge for the first...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Blakejen100
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have seen the west rim and this was much better. We rented a car in Las Vegas to drive to the Grand Canyon and spend the night outside the Canyon in Williams. Be sure to have plenty of gas for the drive because gas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bookworm8
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is too easy to do not to do, just go there. Drive to the south rim, park, get out & be amazed. This is a national park & you can drive for an hour or so, straight trough: but there are several stopping points...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dan d
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The scenery was amazing and the experience was phenomenal. Would recommend to anyone young or old. A natural beauty.

Date of experience: November 2018
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lindalN712JO
5 December 2018|
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Response from kingston1229 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I don’t have a tour recommendation, just a tip to dress warmly and take appropriate shoes. Maybe even ice grippers for the bottom of the shoe if you have them.
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lindalN712JO
5 December 2018|
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Response from MrMCNY | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t take a tour. We used the shuttle buses to see all the views in the village. The Orange Bus takes you to the village overlooks to the east, the red bused take you to the village overlooks to the west. The blue buses... More
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bjacb
3 December 2018|
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Response from CMPTexas | Reviewed this property |
Also, it will be cold; so dress warmly. Staying at Maswick Lodge puts you near the center of everything, but a short walk west on Hermit road to get away from everything should give you great viewing advantages. Or, take a... More
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