List of Grand Canyon Destinations
Most Popular Grand Canyon Destinations
Grand Canyon South Rim
The hub of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim and Grand Canyon village are known for some of the best Grand Canyon vistas. This is also where most of the lodging options and amenities are located. Get more destination and location information for travel to Grand Canyon’s South Rim.
Grand Canyon North Rim
The quiet side of the Canyon, the North Rim is totally difference experience. Opened from mid-May until the first snow this destination is a great place to see the Grand Canyon without the hordes. Get more destination and location information for travel to Grand Canyon’s North Rim.
Grand Canyon West Rim
Located outside of Grand Canyon National Park, the West Rim is located on the Hualapai Indian Reservation near Lake Mead. This is the home of the Grand Canyon Skywalk, a glass bridge that stretches beyond the Canyon Rim. Get more destination and location information for travel to Grand Canyon’s West Rim.
Classic Grand Canyon Destinations
Grand Canyon East Rim
This isolated area is where Grand Canyon National Park begins. The East Rim, also called Marble Canyon is where Lees Ferry is located and the jumping off point for multi-day rafting trips down the Grand. Get more destination and location information for travel to Marble Canyon and the East Rim.
Rafters, hikers and fisherman alike all want to get to the Colorado River, but it’s not always easy. It can days to hike to it, weeks to raft through it, and there are only 2 roads that end at the Colorado River in all of the Grand Canyons vast wilderness. Get more destination and location information for travel to the Inner Grand Canyon and Colorado River.
A destination as big as the Grand Canyon is has numerous gateway cities and towns to use as a base camp and access the park. These destinations are located near different entrances or access point to the Grand Canyon. Make sure you choose the right city to get the services you need and access to the Grand Canyon attractions you want to experience. Learn more about Cities near the Grand Canyon.
The Grand Canyon is great, but there are a lot of other amazing destinations close by you should check out if you have the time. Our Area Parks pages will give you information on other National Parks, Monuments and Forests that are in close proximity to the Grand Canyon. Learn more about Grand Canyon Area Parks.
Grand Canyon’s Hidden Gems
The most popular place at the bottom of the Grand Canyon Phantom Ranch is actually a lodge that visitors need to hike or take a mule to Phantom Ranch is also used interchangeably with Bright Angel Campground, the Parks backcountry campsite only a few hundred yards away the lodge. Get more destination and location information for travel to Phantom Ranch.
The beautiful turquoise waterfalls of the Havasupai Tribe are located west of Grand Canyon Village near the town of Seligman, AZ. Just remember you can’t drive to Havasu Falls, so getting there requires a sense of adventure. Learn more about Havasu Falls.
A little visited section of Grand Canyon National Park Tuweep (aka Toroweap) is located in the far western Canyon, near Fredonia Arizona, and entails about 60 miles of dirt road driving to access. Spring and Fall are the best time to visit this area due to its low elevation and hot weather. Get more destination and location information for travel to Tuweep.