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Page, Arizona lies along a small strip of Lake Powell's 1900 miles of beautiful shoreline. Built during the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam, Page is the tourist hub for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell. Page and all of its activities are also a short 2.5-hour drive for visitors driving to the Grand Canyon. Outside of town, Lake Powell and the surrounding Canyon Country offer a wonderland of activities for the outdoor enthusiast.  Along with the large motorboats and houseboats, Lake Powell has great fishing, scuba diving, and some of the best Kayaking in the world.  Glen Canyon, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, the Navajo Reservation and other nearby parks have some of the most unique and picturesque canyons in the world.  Whether you want a mellow hike through Antelope Canyon, or a canyoneering adventure, this magical country is a great place to visit on the way to Grand Canyon National Park.

A small town of about 8,000 residents, Page has most creature comforts one would need, including a few grocery stores, restaurants, and a good variety of hotels. Aramark runs all of the boating and hotels concessions services on Lake Powell and Glen Canyon, so they are the primary lodging and houseboat rental source.  Although tourism centered around Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon is the main industry, the Glen Canyon Dam and a local power plant produce huge amounts of power for the Southwest Region. Aside from the surrounding public lands and Lake Powell, Page is also bordered by the Navajo Nation who makes up much of its population and has a large influence on the community and some great tourist attractions close to Grand Canyon National Park. Read the guide below to learn more.

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Driving Distance from Page, AZ to Grand Canyon

  • Page, AZ to Grand Canyon East Rim is 42 miles, a 50-minute drive.
  • Page, AZ to Grand Canyon North Rim is 122 miles, a 2 hour 30-minute drive.
  • Page, AZ to Grand Canyon South Rim is 134 miles, a 2 hour 25-minute drive.
  • Page, AZ to Grand Canyon West Rim is 346 miles, a 5 hour 40-minute drive.

Grand Canyon Tours from Page

There are quite a few tour companies who do trips to local hot spots like Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and the Colorado River on the way to the Grand Canyon. Several of these tour operators offer packages that include the Grand Canyon as part of the tour. Page and Lake Powell definitely have some amazing tours worth including with tours to Grand Canyon National Park.

Best Restaurants in Page and on the drive to Grand Canyon

There’s a few good options for restaurants in Page and on Lake Powell to grab a meal before you head to the Grand Canyon. On your way to Grand Canyon National Park, there’s several great restaurants in towns like Marble Canyon, Jacob Lake and Cameron Arizona to get a great meal before you get to the canyon.  

Best Hotels in Page near Grand Canyon

Page and Lake Powell have quite a few lodging options for travelers en route to Grand Canyon National Park. In Page, AZ there are several budget and mid-range hotels in town close to restaurants and other conveniences. On Lake Powell itself, the Marinas and Resorts offers lake view rooms and instant access to all of Lake Powell’s recreational opportunities. The other unique and extremely popular lodging option to try before heading to a Grand Canyon hotel, is a houseboat, your very own floating hotel on Lake Powell.

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