One of the world’s natural wonders, the iconic Grand Canyon draws oohs and aahs from visitors perched at the edge of its towering cliffs. Carved by the copper-coloured Colorado River, the colourful rock layers record billions of years of history and hide many unique species.
The North Rim and South Rim are accessed from opposite sides of the canyon, but most people visit the Grand Canyon National Park’s, South Rim. The North Rim is closed in winter, but the South Rim is open year-round and easily accessible from destinations like Las Vegas, Phoenix, Sedona, and Williams. The main access point for this section of the park is the South Entrance, where the main visitor centre is located. It is also possible to enter via the east, at the Desert View Entrance, but for most people, this is a less convenient option.
Here are the best places to see in Grand Canyon-:
Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend top the list of attractions for travelers coming to the Grand Canyon from the eastern end. Horseshoe Bend is 5 miles outside Grand Canyon National Park in Glen Canyon. The horseshoe-shaped bend in the Colorado River provides visitors and photographers with spectacular views. Visitors can choose from a number of tours that will help them experience Horseshoe Bend from the river, the air, or on foot. Tours start in Las Vegas, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon, and Page, Arizona. Visitors can also experience Horseshoe Bend on self-guided tours. Glen Canyon and Antelope Canyon are often paired with a visit to Horseshoe Bend.
2. Geological Museum
One of the most interesting and informative exhibits in Grand Canyon National Park is the Geological Museum. The location for this museum was chosen by a group of high profile geologists in the 1920s because the views from here were the most representative of the geology of the canyon. The…