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Planning a Grand Canyon Day Tour?

 

 
Taking advantage of a Grand Canyon Day Tour or reserving 2 to 3 days at the canyon are the ideal ways to experience it. The canyon is among the most impressive natural wonders on the planet. It attracts more than 4 million annual travelers and encompasses 1,904 square miles. Therefore, it is no surprise why it is among the country's most treasured natural wonders! This breathtaking landmark is a place that everyone should make a point to experience. It would be almost impossible to see all that it offers nonetheless; we can make some useful recommendations so that your future trip will be an awesome experience!
 

LOCATION


Choose which side of The Grand Canyon you want to visit. The South Rim will connect to the most park services available but keep in mind that this area will have a large amount of tourists. On the other hand, the North Rim offers a secluded environment at higher elevations. If you have an interest in the North Rim, plan your trip between the middle of May to mid October. It will only be accessible at those times since snowfall starts earlier in the season compared to the South Rim.
 
 
 

PLANNING AHEAD

Determine when and the length of time you will be exploring The Grand Canyon so that you can take advantage of its unbelievable sights. Typically, people spend a day to three days touring. The most popular times to visit the Grand Canyon are spring, summer, and fall. The South Rim is open year round and is usually busiest in the summer. If you are interested in exploring an activity such as a Grand Canyon Day Tour, hiking trips, helicopter tours, or white water rafting. These attractions are very popular and you will need to make reservations several months in advance. Between scheduled tours don't forget to visit of the local museums and scenic roads and trails. Many visitors enjoy visiting The Grand Canyon Village. This village offers great lodging and gives you access to Yavapai Point.
 

TRANSPORTATION

The Grand Canyon is accessible by driving or flying and there are various day tours available leaving from surrounding areas. Most travelers depart from Phoenix, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ, or Las Vegas, NV. Riding on a bus or driving yourself to South Rim will allow you to experience the terrain but flying will offer a breathtaking view. It will take approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach the canyon if you plan on driving from Phoenix and 4 hours and 9 minutes from Las Vegas. The North Rim is typically accessed from the South Rim by car, bus, or flight.
 

LODGING

The canyon has several lodging choices for its visitors. Everything from outdoor camping, lodges, RV parks, to hotels are available. If you plan on lodging at a campsite there is an average fee of $40 a night. Rooms at a local hotel or The El Tovar Hotel can range between $100 to $400 a night. In either case there are pros and cons to each option. Either way you can't go wrong!
 
 
 
The Grand Canyon should most certainly be on everyone's to do list. Properly planning your Grand Canyon Day Tour or multi-day visit is vital if you would like to experience all that it offers. Tourplicity provides visitors with a great directory of tours to enjoy. Check out our Phoenix, Flagstaff, and Las Vegas options if you are interested in visiting. Call us today to put together your Grand Canyon experience!