Arizona October 21, 2016
Here Are 12 Incredible Things You Need To See And Do At Arizona’s Grand Canyon
I think it’s kind of an understatement to say that the Grand Canyon is one incredible place. Its beauty speaks to every person who visits and it’s easy to find some semblance of peace when looking at the canyon’s depths whether you’ve been there only once or make a visit there regularly. If you’ve been planning a visit sometime soon but haven’t quite figured out what to do, here’s a handy list to help you determine what to do.
1. Travel to the North Rim, which is visited far less often than the South Rim.
You'll find the forest here to be more dense and wildlife more present. Just keep in mind that it switches to day use only from October 15 to December 1.
2. One incredible way of traveling to the canyon? Take a ride on the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams.
3. All of the viewpoints from the Grand Canyon are beautiful but one spot you definitely need to stop at is Yaki Point to see sunrise or sunset. It's during this time that the canyon's layers look incredible.
4. Hike Bright Angel Trail, one of the most popular trails that leads hikers down into the canyon.
5. Another iconic hiking trail to consider is the South Kaibab Trail, which takes you to the Colorado River.
6. Pay a visit to Havasu Falls, the incredibly scenic waterfall located near Supai.
7. Book a stay at the El Tovar Hotel, a historic hotel that offers a rustic experience at the edge of the canyon.
8. If you're planning to hike down the canyon, consider booking a stay at Phantom Ranch.
9. Take some time to relax after a grueling hike to Elves Chasm.
10. Kayak through the canyon via the Colorado River.
11. Another water activity includes rafting the Lava River Rapids, which is one hair raising experience!
12. When you get to the Grand Canyon, one fantastic way is to ride a mule or horse down the trail.
The Grand Canyon is arguably the most Looking for other things in Arizona to add to your personal bucket list? Check out our article,
The Ultimate Bucket List For Anyone In Arizona Who Loves The Outdoors.