When you will see this place you just can say wooo …… or to stay with open mouth and without word.
The Grand Canyon is truly a natural wonder,with approximately 277 river miles in length, up to 18 miles in width and a mile deep and red and orange grandeur. So simply enjoying the view could take hours.
You can read about the Grand Canyon and see many photographs but nothing prepares you on the canyon s immensity,intensity of light and at sunrise or sunset.
The best times to visit the Grand Canyon are March through May and September through November when daytime temperatures are cool and the crowds are thin.Much of the park closes after the first snowfall just the South Rim is open year-round.
Grand Canyon Village is the most popular, because it is one of the best places to view the canyon. There are many gift shops, restaurants, markets and even ample parking. Lodging within the park can be very expensive.
Popular spots in the North Rim include Bright Angel Point, there you can see the Roaring Springs, the North Rim only water source and also Point Imperial, the highest point on the North Rim.
The Rim Trail is one of the most popular trails in the Grand Canyon and one of the best ways to see the South Rim’s most popular attractions and viewpoints. This fairly easy walking path traces the canyon’s edge.The favorite lookout points are Maricela Point and Hopi Point.
The Rim Trail begins at Pipe Creek Vista and ends at the popular Hermit’s Rest . In total, the Rim Trail stretches about 12 miles. There is available water only at Grand Canyon Village and Hermit’s Rest, so you’ll need to pack plenty to stay hydrated.
Havasu Falls is a desert oasis with crystal blue waterways and gushing falls that add an almost surreal quality to the dry canyon backdrop.
In Grand Canyon you can taking a rafting trip down the Colorado River or you can have a trip in the northeastern section of the canyon on calm waters.
Grand Canyon Skywalk is opened 2007 and when you are there you’re standing on a platform made of glass. The rim of the Grand Canyon is 70 feet behind you and nothing but 2,000 feet of air between you and the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
The Grand Canyon Skywalk is located at Grand Canyon West, on reservation land owned by the Hualapai Indian Tribe.
It’s not cheap but it’s a one-of-a-kind way to experience the country’s most famous natural wonder.
Available packages include Park and Ride Shuttle reservations and Skywalk fees. One popular one is the Sky Package which includes roundtrip Park and Ride Shuttle, plus a walk out on the Skywalk. Other more advanced packages include horseback rides, river trips or helicopter tours.