Grand Canyon Front-Row Seats

travelers on the edge of Grand Canyon South

Now's that's what I'm talking about! No need to stay on the footpath. Hop over the wall and get your seat on the edge of the South Rim. Based on this image, I'm not the only one with that idea. Is … [Read more...]

Grand Canyon Peaks & Valleys

grand canyon south

Whenever I look at this terrific Grand Canyon picture I think "into the abyss we go!." Like I'm dropping into to something otherworldly, knowing full well that something really interesting awaits me … [Read more...]

Grand Canyon Dusky Sunset

a gorgeous sunset over grand canyon national park

Well, I started off with a Grand Canyon sunset this a.m. on this National Park blog and now I'm going to bookend it with this sunset picture. Which, by the way, constantly blows me away each and … [Read more...]

Lights Go Out on the Grand Canyon (Photo)

sunset at grand canyon national park

Of course, that's me figuratively speaking about sunsets at Grand Canyon National Park. Which, by the way, is one of my favorite times to be out and about the South Rim. Or the West Rim for … [Read more...]

Photo: Grand Canyon Disappears Under an Ocean of Fog

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I call this the great Grand Canyon disappearing act. It was the day in December last year when an inversion layer hit. What that means in geek speak is that a lid of warm air prevented cold … [Read more...]

Picture: Clear, Chilly Vista From South Rim Lookout

It's a family affair when it comes to South Rim views!

Brrrr.... But you just can't beat the views at Grand Canyon on a clear day. These folks came all the way from France to enjoy the best of the Seven Natural Wonders. I couldn't understand a … [Read more...]

Picture: Grand Canyon Helicopter South Rim Take Off

Over Kaibab Forest en route to the GNCP!

Nothing brings family and/or friends together like a helicopter ride over the South Rim. These trips are phenomenal, whether you take a 30-minute or 50-minute tour. There are basic and deluxe … [Read more...]

Picture: Peering Into A South Rim Gorge, Grand Canyon National Park

Now's not the time for vertigo!

There's no lack of things to do when visiting the Grand Canyon. One of the things I enjoy the most are the lookouts. The most accessible are located along the Rim Trail. This trail is located … [Read more...]

Picture: Grand Canyon Sunset (Hopi Point)

Visitors enjoy a spectacular canyon sunset

Hopi Point, located west of Grand Canyon Village, South Rim, is one of the hottest spots to take in a sunset. However, don't expect to be alone. Crowds flock the spot. Can't blame them, either … [Read more...]

Grand Canyon Barely Dodges The Bullet…For Now

Visiting the Grand Canyon

The U.S. Congress finally came to its senses and passed a bill to end the partial shutdown. More specifically, it means the Grand Canyon gets a much-needed funding lifeline. For now. As it … [Read more...]