USA Grand Canyon Horseshoe Bend is a famous meander on river Colorado
USA Grand Canyon winter baldeagle
USA Grand Canyon Cathedral Wash Trail in Marble Canyon Arizona Beautiful view through the trail which leads to Colorado River

Once in Grand Canyon National Park, there’s much more to do than stare into the world-famous chasm.

The Rim Trail offers different views from the top of the canyon on a mostly paved path. Though it’s 13 miles long (21km), hikers can utilize the park’s shuttle bus system in place of doing the whole hike. The Bright Angel Trail (12 miles round-trip, 19km) is one of the US national park system’s best-known trails. It heads to the bottom of the canyon, a marvellous experience for those with plenty of water and stamina. It is recommended that hikers do just a portion of the hike down Bright Angel and back up to the rim as there are many rescues each year for underprepared hikers who overestimate their abilities.

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A route combining top cities and wilderness attractions
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A scenic coastal route
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The best of the American West

A route to the top natural and historic attractions
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Grand Canyon Tours

Best of the West

A grand tour of the American Southwest

11 daysFrom $2,151
Destinations San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon, Death Valley National Park, Monument Valley, Utah
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Road Trips, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Solo Travel

Southwest Express

Whistle-stop tour of the wild Southwest

3 daysFrom $695
Destinations Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon, Death Valley National Park, Monument Valley, Utah
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Road Trips, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Southwest Highlights

Explore the best of the American Southwest

7 daysFrom $940
Destinations Grand Canyon, Utah
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Road Trips, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Solo Travel

South Kaibab Day Hike

Amazing Views • Famous Trail • Ridge Hiking

1 daysFrom $145
Destinations Grand Canyon
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Grandview Trail Day Hike

Escape The Crowds • Mining History • Great Views

1 daysFrom $145
Destinations Grand Canyon
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Bright Angel Trail Day Hike

Easy Going Trail • Famous Trail • Water & Bathrooms

1 daysFrom $145
Destinations Grand Canyon
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Grand Canyon Travel Companies

Bindlestiff Tours

Self-drive & private tours of the Southwest US
Destinations Western USA
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Road Trips, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Solo Travel

Yavapai Lodge

Prime location within Grand Canyon National Park
Destinations Grand Canyon
Activity Family, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Western River Expeditions

Best Whitewater Rafting Vacations in the West
Destinations Western USA
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Water Sports, Active, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

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