Post Summary: Best Grand Canyon Hikes The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous places in the United States and is a popular attraction for tourists all across the world. Located in Arizona, the Grand Canyon National Park covers an area of 1,904 square miles (4,931 km2). Of course, its most popular site is the Grand Canyon itself which was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. The canyon is a mile deep (1.6km), 277 miles (446km) long, and an impressive 18 miles (29km) wide, so as you can imagine is a sight to see. However, the National Park also offers plenty of hiking trails that will…
The national parks in Arizona showcase the power of water and the rich Native American history. These 22 Arizona National Parks are must-sees.
Post Summary: Find out which are the US’s Most Visited National Parks I canceled visits to dozen-plus national parks and I avoid my local National Park due to the crowds so I was expecting National Park visitation to down as a whole this year. As I dug into the National Park Service’s 2020 Annual Visitor’s Statistics report I found some interesting things. Overall, 68 million people visited the 63 National Parks. That is a 25% decrease in total park visitors which makes sense given that the country was shut down for about 3 months. Most parks saw a decrease in visitation. The average decrease is about 32% There is 1…
Post Summary: 1 Day in Grand Canyon; One Day in Grand Canyon There is almost something magical when standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon. You are looking at almost 2 BILLION years of geologic history in a single place. Every day, the Colorado River and its many tributaries flow through the canyon as part of their journey from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of California. This constant flow of water has carved the massive work of art known as the Grand Canyon. Located in Northern Arizona, visitors can enjoy panoramic overlooks, multiple hiking trails, and the legendary architecture of the South Rim. One day in the South…
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Planning a trip to the Grand Canyon National Park for the first time can be a daunting task. Are you deciding what time of the year and the best way to experience the park from the Northern and Southern Rims? Grand Canyon National Park, located in Northern Arizona is considered one of the Worlds of the World, with over five million visits each year. One of the most visited and photographed National Parks in the world, the Grand Canyon provides no shortage of activities for everyone to enjoy. Here are our 17 things you can’t miss on your first visit to Grand Canyon National Park. Things to Know before you…
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