The natural wonderland in Arizona, absolutely overwhelms the senses with its immense size, spectacular colored landscape and fascinating geological history.
The iconic Grand Canyon National Park in northwestern Arizona, is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, often considered one of the Wonders of the World. Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world.
“Grand Canyon” was officially designated a national park in 1919. Unique combinations of geologic color, erosion forms and steep-side carved by the Colorado River decorate the Grand Canyon. It is one of the deepest gorges on earth, covering an area of 1,900 square miles and some 277 miles (446 km) long of the Colorado River. It features scenic ponds, waterfalls, species of mammals, birds, reptiles, plants, and is also populated by five Indian tribes.
There are two public areas of Grand Canyon National Park – the North and South Rims. The South Rim which have lodging facilities and variety of activities, and is open all year round. It is most accessible with numerous places to admire the views. The North Rim’s principal visitor areas are centered around Bright Angel Point and is open for a specific period.
The historic Grand Canyon Village is the most popular entryway into the park and the primary visitor services area. It has excellent shopping for all the hiking and camping gear, as well as authentic American Indian crafts and canyon souvenirs. The village also has stellar lodging options and a top-rated walking tour.
Tours Available:   On
Recommended Visit: 2 Days
Attraction Type: Historical, Landmarks, Mountains, National Park, Scenery, Tours, Walking And Trekking