Grand Canyon National Park

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  • They don't call it "Grand" for nothing!

    Aug 17, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Beauty
    Cons: Don't go near the edge!

    Summary: They don’t call it “Grand” for nothing. I’ve been to the canyon twice and without being there and beholding the grandeur and majesty you easily forget how breath-taking it really is. It’s worth the trip.  For a big hole ... read more

  • It will Stop You in Your Tracks!!!!!!

    Aug 1, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the beauty
    Cons: the drive to get there

    Summary: I had the privilege of visiting Grand Canyon National Park in the year 2000 on a family vacation and I was awed at the awesome beauty of this place.  There is no word to describe the Grand Canyon.  You are just like How? The site of this ... read more

  • Very Grand.

    Jul 8, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The Grand Canyon is beautiful and a thrill for all ages.
    Cons: Sometimes the temperatures can be very hot.

    Summary: The Grand Canyon has truly earned its title of being Grand. We have been to this iconic National Park several times, and every trip has been something truly new and unique. The Grand Canyon is a very beautiful place. The red, orange, and yellow formation ... read more

  • The Grand Canyon

    May 9, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Natural treasure, flora, fauna, wildlife, life changing experience
    Cons: Can get pretty chilly.

    Summary: I visited the Grand Canyon in the summer of 2012. It truly is a wonder of the world. I was only able to spend a day there but it was fantastic. It would be hard to believe that anyone wouldn't walk away from it the same as they came. I surely came back a ... read more

  • My experience

    Jul 19, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great views
    Easy transport
    Many activities
    Cons: Hikes end uphill

    Summary: My trip to the Grand Canyon was fantastic. The first day I was there I hiked down to a little beyond the campground where there was a good view of the river. It was a great hike especially towards the end where there were not many people. The campground ... read more

  • Nice hole!

    Jan 5, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The sheer beauty
    Cons: Lots of people

    Summary: While I not the biggest fan of looking down holes I must admit that this one was absolutely amazing.  My fear of heights did not turn out to be an issue of any sort either.  Park staff were knowledgeable and friendly.  They have these cool ... read more

  • Lincoln Log village, Mule rides, and Cookout Experience

    Apr 2, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful area -- a place everyone should visit sometime
    Cons: Very remote, expensive cabins

    Summary: We spent July 4 at the Grand Canyon NORTH RIM, and it was absolutely a wonderful experience.  I would love to go back again. Reservations:  ; Do not even think about showing up at the Grand Canyon North Lodge without ... read more

  • The Heart of the World Laid Bare: Grand Canyon National Park

    Sep 24, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Breathtaking views, great visitors centers and attractions, great geology and history lessons...
    Cons: Can be crowded, it's an inconvenient location for just about anyone...

    Summary: There is of course no sense at all in trying to describe the Grand Canyon.  Those who have not seen it will not believe any possible description.  Those who have seen it know that it cannot be described...It is not a show place, a ... read more

  • The VERY Grand Canyon Experience

    Apr 3, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros:  South, West and East Rims
     The Maswik Lodge
    Early spring crowd
    Grand Canyon Railway Trains
    Cons: Pricey food, drinks, photo needs
    Some uneven walkways
    BYO drinking water and wipes

    Summary: My husband and I fulfilled a life-long wish to visit the Grand Canyon this March 30th to April 1st . Reservations for the Canyon Limited Package was via the Grand Canyon Railway - the package included an overnight stay at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel ... read more

  • They Call it GRAND for a Reason.

    Jun 28, 2008 by chelledun is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Hotels & Travel
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: One-of-a-kind natural wonder, tourism village provides convenient and cozy dining and lodging.
    Cons: Long drive from anywhere.

    Summary: I’ll admit it – I was a reluctant visitor to Grand Canyon National Park. “It’s so faaaaaar!” I said. “It looks boooooring!” In the end, mr_chelledun prevailed, and the Grand Canyon was added to our West Coast ... read more

  • Grand is putting it mildly !

    Sep 4, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: BEAUTIFUL !
    Cons: None

    Summary: I am 41 and I visited the Grand Canyon for the first time in October '07. We didn't actually stay there at Grand Canyon. We stayed in Flagstaff, AZ and drove there a couple times during our 10 days. If memory serves correctly it's about an 80 mile ... read more


    Jul 30, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Pretty Drive through a canyon and Joshua Tree Forest
    Cons: 21 mile bumpy dusty DIRT ROAD Unexpected Park closure upon arrival.

    Summary: We drove all the way out from Vegas and were told the Grand Canyon was closed due to bad weather. We had called for directions several hours earlier and no mention of bad weather or park closure was made when we called. When we got there, skies were ... read more


    May 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Grand Canyon was beautiful & the indian people were so nice.
    Cons: VISION AIR & GRAND CANYON TOUR CO. do not care about their customers.

    Summary: BEWARE VISION AIR & GRAND CANYON TOUR CO. The Grand Canyon itself was spectacular. I wish I hadn't waited so long in life to see such a lovely place. If you go, do NOT book through Grand Canyon Tour Co or use Vision Air or any of their affiliates. We ... read more

  • Trailer Village RV Park at Grand Canyon

    Mar 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great park and very good campground. Wildlife. Views. Transportation.
    Cons: None. Really.

    Summary: I can't say enough about this place. We were worried five nights would be too long. We ended up extending our stay. Trailer Village (the RV park) is a bit tight, but not nearly as bad as some other places. There is plenty of green space interspersed with ... read more

  • A great place to hike

    Apr 5, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful scenery, diverse wildlife and interesting people.
    Cons: Extremely hot in the summer and very cold in the winter

    Summary: The Grand Canyon has a diverse mixture of wildlife, tourists from all over the world, and beautiful scenery. Every year my brothers and I hike the Grand Canyon. Incidentally, we have only gone to the South rim, which seems the most touristy place ... read more

  • Mid-Summer temps next to Colorado River of 120F in the shade & Poison Oak !!

    Jul 7, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 2000 4pac+oarman raft trip with A.R.R. for 13 days in Grand Canyon was fabulous !
    Cons: NPS was certainly negligent in not mentioning the risk of Poison Oak, just fatal temperatures.

    Summary: Rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon had been a lifelong dream of a hometown friend and mine. We grew up backpacking and horsepacking the Sierras and scuba diving and kayaking the Pacific coast. Finally in about 2000 we made the ... read more

  • Grand Canyon and Havasupi Reservation are amazing

    Jun 9, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Breathtaking beauty, crowds were managable in may,
    Cons: Extremly hot even in may

    Summary: I recently returned from my visit to southern Utah and northern Arizona. Included in this trip was a visit to the GCNP and to the Havasupi Indian reservation. I will start off with my visit to GCNP. We stayed 2 nights at the Mather Campground which ... read more

  • Experience of a Lifetime

    Mar 25, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: scenery, sense of accomplishment
    Cons: NONE!

    Summary: Regardless of whether you are an avid outdoorsman or just someone looking for a new experience, the Grand Canyon is something you will NEVER forget. There is no other place in the world like it. Not only do you get the pleasure of seeing such beautiful ... read more

  • Once Visited, Never Forgotten

    Mar 26, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome scenery, flying in on a Cessna is great
    Cons: Expensive (but worth it)

    Summary: I decided that since this was my 200th review, I would mark it by reviewing somewhere incredible. And nowhere fits that description quite as well as The Grand Canyon, which is easily the most amazing place I’ve ever been to. (And considering ... read more

  • The Quiet Side of The Canyon-The North Rim

    Dec 30, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Stunning scenery! Great hiking. Abundant wildlife. Relative lack of crowds. Grand Canyon Lodge.
    Cons: Can't get there in winter!

    Summary: The Grand Canyon is in a word AWESOME! If there is one scenic natural wonder that all Americans should see at least once, it is this huge chasm stretching well over 300 miles across Northern Arizona with a width of up to a dozen miles and depths of up ... read more

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