The Grand Canyon National Park is a thing to behold. Upon arrival, you will be transported to a different world- a place where everything looks spectacular at every angle. If you are wondering where to start your adventure, plan ahead and list the top destinations of the Grand Canyon. Here are some of them:
- South Rim
If you are looking to be in awe of nature, head to the South Rim and enjoy the spectacular panoramas as far as the eye can see. There are hikes that you can do at the South Rim starting at Flagstaff. Here are a few suggested trails at the South Rim:
- Skeleton Point (6 miles)
- Kaibab Trail to Cedar Ridge (3 miles)
- Bright Trail to Plateau Point (12.2 miles)
- History Programs
If you’re into geology, culture, and history, you will find Grand Canyon National Park a treat. There are numerous ranger-led programs on various points of the park that you can join in. There are also field guides that you can pick up from different locations across the park so you can have a field day of your own.
- Mule Rides
The mules may smell unpleasant, but it’s just their nature. Ignoring this factor, mule rides are actually a great way to explore different parts of the Grand Canyon. This is the perfect activity for those who wish to enjoy the views without getting tired altogether.
- Havasupai Indian Reservation
If you’re looking for an oasis in the middle of the desert, don’t forget to secure permits and make campground reservations at Havasupai Indian Reservation. This is one of the most remote destinations of the Grand Canyon, but is definitely worth the trip. The place features five stunning Grand Canyon Waterfalls that feature an iridescent blue green hue. If you’re looking to camp over night and explore the unspoiled beauty of Arizona, this is a perfect place for you to end your Grand Canyon journey.