Grand Canyon Destinations
When planning a trip to the canyon, many travelers ask where the Grand Canyon is located…the answer is at over one million acres and 277 miles in length, the Grand Canyon offers many different destinations to visit. Beyond Grand Canyon National Park, the Navajo, Hualapai, and Havasupai Tribes, as well Grand Canyon Parashaunt National Monument all manage different areas of the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding tribal lands, Monument and National Forests are vast, so a well-planned trip will ensure you make the most of your Grand Canyon adventure. Below you’ll find a list of the major travel destinations in Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding areas as well as their locations. Understanding where different destinations are located will help you plan the activities and accommodations you need to ensure an amazing trip.
The South Rim is the most popular destination and is known for the best views from the canyon rim. The South Rim also offers the most services and best access for Grand Canyon travelers. The North Rim, which is only open seasonally offers more solitude and great hiking opportunities, but fewer services and more difficult access to the canyon. The West Rim, also known as Grand Canyon West is located on the Hualapai Reservation and hosts Grand Canyon's newest attraction the Grand Canyon Skywalk. In the far western Grand Canyon off the North Rim is a remote area known as Tuweep. Tuweep, also called Toroweap is one of the most isolated areas in Grand Canyon National Park and offers a primitive campground, hiking and few tourists. If you travel below the rim, you’ll find Phantom Ranch, Havasu Falls and the mighty Colorado River, places that offer a true canyon adventure! Check out more information on Grand Canyon destinations, so you can plan your Grand Canyon Adventure today. Read the guide below to learn more.