Grand Canyon Travel Guide from Meadview

Traveling from Meadview, AZ to the Grand Canyon

Meadview is a quaint desert town with a huge lake in its backyard.  Surrounded by the largest Joshua tree forest in Arizona, this once sleepy town has had an influx of artisans, tourists and retirees in recent years.  The town of Meadview is located very close to Lake Mead National Recreation Area and is the closest town to Grand Canyon West and the Skywalk. There are several hotels and small lodges, as well as few restaurants and a small store. Most visitors who travel to Meadview are enjoying Lake Mead NRA or heading to the Skywalk from Las Vegas or the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

For travelers heading to the Grand Canyon Skywalk at Grand Canyon’s West Rim, Meadview offers great options for food and lodging which are limited at Grand Canyon West. The other major tourist attraction near Meadview is Lake Mead, where you can fish, kayak, and partake in all kinds of boating activities.  There are many small inlets, and many miles of shoreline for kayakers to enjoy anything from one day to weeklong trips.  Lake Mead has several fish species including catfish, and a healthy population of stripers.  House boating, wakeboarding and cruising can all be accommodated, and there are a couple shops in town where boaters can find supplies and storage facilities. Read the guide below to learn more about travel from Meadview to the Grand Canyon, or check out our Meadview, AZ map to see all the nearby destinations and attractions.

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Travel Information, Tours and Lodging

Driving Distance from Meadview, AZ to Grand Canyon

  • Meadview to Grand Canyon West Rim is 34 miles, a 45-minute drive.
  • Meadview to Grand Canyon South Rim is 229 miles, a 3 hour 45-minute drive.
  • Meadview to Grand Canyon East Rim is 328 miles, a 5 hour 10-minute drive.
  • Meadview to Grand Canyon North Rim is 381 miles, a 6 hour 25-minute drive.

Popular Meadview and Grand Canyon Tours

There are a few tours that start near Meadview and Lake Mead NRA, you can see a list of recommended tours below. Grand Canyon West and the Skywalk are less than an hour away and make up the majority of nearby tour options. The Skywalk is a glass bride that hangs over the western rim of the Grand Canyon, and along with scenic flights, hummer rides, and wild west shows, is the hub of the Hualapai Nations tourism industry, and a very popular new Grand Canyon attraction.

Lodging and Hotels in Meadview

There are several small hotels and lodges in Meadview AZ, for travelers heading to the Grand Canyon West. From Meadview to Grand Canyon West there is one small ranch with cabins on the way to the Skywalk, as well as the Hualapai Ranch and Cabins inside the Hualapai Tribal Park at Grand Canyon West (near the Skywalk). You can see a list of popular hotels here.

Best Restaurants and Dining Options

Meadview is a very small town, but there are a couple restaurants that serve American and southwest food, so you can get a good meal before your Grand Canyon Adventure. If you’re heading to the Skywalk, the Hualapai have several new restaurants at the Grand Canyon and for visitors going to the South Rim, Seligman AZ and Williams AZ will give you plenty of Grand Canyon restaurant options for a good meal.

Meadview and Grand Canyon Tours

Grand Canyon Railway Train Tickets

Grand Canyon Railway Train Tickets

Duration: 8 hours
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
from $124 on Viator

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Grand Canyon White Water Rafting

Grand Canyon White Water Rafting from Las Vegas

Duration: 15 hours
Rating: 5 out of 5
from $645 on Viator

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Lake Mead ATV Tour to the Colorado River

Lake Mead ATV Tour to the Colorado River

Duration: 6 hours
Rating: 4.8 out of 5
from $299 on Get your guide

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Private Tour of Grand Canyon West

Private Tour of Grand Canyon West

Duration: 6-7 hours
Rating: 5 out of 5
from $189 on Viator

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