Things to Do in Grand Canyon National Park with Kids

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Things to Do in Grand Canyon National Park with Kids

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  • minimize940314
    Los Angeles, CA3,530 contributions
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    Amazing place. Definitely you would want to do some hike along the rim trail. If you are fit, consider going down to the canyon by taking bright angel trail. Use shuttles to your advantage. Go on a sunrise tour.
    Written 15 June 2024
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  • minimize940314
    Los Angeles, CA3,530 contributions
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    Stunning place. One of the most visited national parks in the US and you will know why if you go there. There are a lot of things to see and to hike to, so ideal for a multi-day itinerary. Spending one or more nights at the park will allow you to appreciate the night sky.
    Written 15 June 2024
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  • Wayto
    Grover, MO19 contributions
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    When we first got to the grand canyon we stopped by the visitors center. We talked to Mike that works at the desk. He was supper helpful. He told us what trails to take. If you ever have the chance to visit this place. You won't be disappointed.
    Written 10 June 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,617 contributions
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    We only did bits and pieces of the Rim Trail, but it was amazing. The funniest thing is that we said hello to a hiker at the first stop and then ran into him 3 other times, including at Hermit's Rest. He beat us there. We had a good laugh.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,617 contributions
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    The view is epic, but it is also the busiest as it is the closest overlook to the main parking area. It is the first canyon view for the majority of the people coming to the park. Get on a bus and spread out a bit to see the different overlooks. It's all amazing.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Mary C
    Ada, MI303 contributions
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    I never actually got to go up into the watchtower. The timing just wasn't right. I did, however, watch a great sunset from this area, as well as a great sunrise the next morning. The location is great if you are coming from the east entrance, it's the first viewpoint once you enter the park.
    Written 30 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,617 contributions
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    This was one of our early morning stops after we saw a sunrise. The view is grand for sure. We also walked down the Grandview Trail just a bit to see what it was like. It would be an amazing hike. This is one location I would make sure you stop at.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,617 contributions
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    Excellent view. You get a glimpse of the Colorado River. I'm pretty sure this is the location were you can see some of the rapids and you can actually hear them. We walked the Rim Trail over to Powell, which is a short walk. Excellent stop.
    Written 2 May 2024
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  • Have Camera, Will Travel
    South Bend, IN3,617 contributions
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    We stayed 2 nights at the El Tovar and exited the park to the east, down the East Rim Drive. It was not busy at all, which was nice. We stopped at a half dozen stops. Grandview and the Desert View Watchtower were my favorites.
    Written 8 May 2024
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  • SneakinDeacon
    Christiansburg, VA1,604 contributions
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    Our group had allotted about 4-hours to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. In order to get an idea of what to see and do during our limited time we stopped at the Visitors Center and talked with one of the Rangers. Like always the Rangers were very helpful and told us the one thing we had to do was take the trail down to Bright Angel Point. The trail begins at the North Rim Visitor Center and according to the Rangers the trail is rated as “Moderate” The maintained dirt trail to the point is about a mile, give or take. For the most part you are descending from the Visitors Center to the Point, so the return trip is mostly up hill and a little strenuous for out of shop people like me. There are a number of benches and place to rest along the way. Be sure to take water with you, especially during the summer as there is not concessions along the way. The entire length is filled with amazing views. Because the North Rim is less crowded than the South Rim you can take your time and enjoy the views without being rushed by other visitors. All total it took me about 90 minutes to complete the round-trip hike because I stopped at every opportunity to take photos and enjoy the breath-taking views. I was able to take my time and enjoy the amazing views.
    Written 24 January 2024
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  • Henry A
    Hays, KS646 contributions
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    When we pulled into the parking lot and got out of the car we immediately saw six California Condors in the air just downstream from the bridge. When we walked out on the old bridge we were able to observe four more perched (one was playing with a piece of rope) under the bridges. This is a beautiful way to see the upper end of the Grand Canyon and the last place to drive across the river until the Hoover Dam.
    Written 4 June 2024
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  • Faker
    Paris, France77 contributions
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    We’ve done a lot of overlooks of the canyon, stopping at every shuttle stop including the Hermit road, but the Yaki Point ended up being the one that we preferred.
    Accessible only via shuttle (the orange one), there isn’t 1 billion cars that could disturb your visit.
    I’ll let you see it by your eyes.
    Written 1 August 2023
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  • Kathy L
    Prior Lake, MN490 contributions
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    This was my favorite stop on the Desert View drive in Grand Canyon. I think it had the best overall views and was easily accessible to everyone.
    Written 23 May 2024
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  • Jessica W
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Google says the road is closed from Oct on for the winter but we didn’t find that to be true. We were there Oct 25 and were able to drive to Point Imperial and Cape Royal Point. The NPS north rim visitor center IS closed however and there was one bathroom open but nothing else in terms of food and facilities. Absolutely beautiful views though and highly recommend. Very few people.
    Written 6 November 2023
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  • Hummingbird Tours
    Tempe, AZ5 contributions
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    These are breathtaking photos of the Grand Canyon South Rim. We are in the Grand Canyon Village just west called the Yavapai Point. You can actually see the Colorado River from this point. Extremely beautiful viewpoints for photography and they do have a geology museum there.
    Written 9 May 2024
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