GRAND CANYON TOUR GUIDE - Spring/Summer 2014

 
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Grand Canyon isn’t just spectacular — it’s one of the seven natural wonders of the world, along with Mount Everest in Nepal, Victoria Falls in Zambia/Zimbabwe, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the Northern Lights, Paricutin Volcano in Mexico and Harbor of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

 
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During peak season, lines at the South Entrance Station can be long and slow-moving. Paying cash speeds the process, as does buying a park pass in advance.

 
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If you spontaneously decide to stay another day or two, there is a great chance you can find accommodations inside or just outside Grand Canyon in Tusayan, especially during the off-season.

 
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No visit to Grand Canyon National Park is complete without a stop at Mather Point. Mather Point is one of the South Rim’s premier overlooks, allowing visitors an opportunity to get up close and personal with the Canyon’s expansive vistas.

 
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The Trail of Time is an interpretive walking timeline trail along the South Rim that focuses on Grand Canyon vistas and rocks, prompting visitors to the park to ponder, explore and understand the magnitude of geologic time.

 
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Since 1993, Kolb Studio has hosted a series of changing art exhibits, each illustrating the inspirational power of Grand Canyon.

 
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Desert View Watchtower, one of the most prominent architectural features on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, is located at Desert View, the eastern-most developed area on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

 
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The closing of Verkamp’s Curios just a few years ago may have marked the end of an era for the century-old, family-run business. But, when the building on the Rim reopened in time for the park’s 90th anniversary in 2009, it represented something new.

 
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To learn more about how Grand Canyon really rocks, visit the museum at Yavapai Observation Station. Opened last spring, the interactive exhibits chronicle the geological history and composition of the Canyon as well as providing information on a spectacular view overlooking this wonder.

 
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Tusayan (Arizona’s newest and 91st incorporated town) serves as the main entrance to Grand Canyon’s South Rim, one of seven Natural World Wonders.

 
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Just like peering down the Grand Canyon, finding the ideal dining atmosphere can sometimes feel overwhelming.

 

 
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While going below the Rim may seem like the gold standard when it comes to hiking at Grand Canyon National Park, it’s not the only option.

 
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The National Park Service provides free shuttle bus service within the park and during the summer. They also offer a shuttle between Tusayan and the park.

 
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The Grand Canyon Visitor’s Bureau, an official Arizona Department of Tourism office, is located in Tusayan along Highway 64 less than one mile from the park entrance.

 
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Anyone who visits Grand Canyon’s South Rim leaves this region with memories that are sure to last a lifetime. Keep your memories of Grand Canyon alive by purchasing the perfect souvenir from a gift shop located along the South Rim.

 
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There is an exciting new entertainment and dining venue at the entrance to the South Rim in Tusayan.

 

 
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It’s a “yabba dabba doo” good time at Bedrock City, located near the intersection of U.S. 180 and State Route 64. Visitors can tour the Bedrock City Shopping Center as well as the homes of Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble.

 
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For a fascinating look at some of history’s most unique planes, visitors won’t want to miss the Air Museum Planes of Fame Air Museum in Valle. The museum is only a 30-minute drive from Williams.

 
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It’s no secret, Route 66 is a long road! America’s “Mother Road” was built in an era of exploration and adventure. The road from Chicago to Los Angeles guarantees travelers new experiences and memories to last a lifetime.

 
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Voted 2011’s “Best Adventure/Outdoor Fun” By Experience AZ Magazine, Grand Canyon Jeep Tours & Safaris offers unsurpassed fun while providing ecological facts about this remarkable area.

 
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Have you ever wanted to pet a deer? Can you imagine having your photo taken with a deer close enough to hug? These are opportunities available to visitors at the Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

 
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Several air tour companies offer aerial tours of Grand Canyon, allowing passengers the opportunity to soar like an eagle high above the clouds via airplane or helicopter.

 
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Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park offers visitors to northern Arizona a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with bears, wolves and more.

 
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The Grand Canyon Celebration of Art attracts renowned artists from across the United States for a week of painting and public demonstrations.

 
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Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located along I-40, exit 219, just east of Flagstaff, opened in May 2013 and is one of northern Arizona’s premier casino and nightlife venues.

 

 
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How would you like to fulfill a childhood dream and operate the life-size versions of those toys you played with?

 

 
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There is a magic about the city of Winslow. Take a moment to look around and you’ll discover a whole new dimension to this unique western city.

 
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In 1869, Major John Wesley Powell led one of the first documented explorations down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon with nine men in four wooden boats.

 

 
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Spend the night under the stars at the Grand Canyon.

 

 

 
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The trip to the Canyon covers 65 miles of classic Old West territory, including high desert plains with endless vistas, small arroyos and portions of the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest.

 
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Owners of The Grand Canyon Brewery, located in the heart of downtown Williams, have carved a large niche for themselves since opening in August of 2007.