Culture & History

The Grand Canyon is rich in history and culture. From Native American historical sites to photography museums and art galleries, to animal centers and aquariums, there’s plenty to do on a day off from hiking.

History of the Grand Canyon Area

Arizona delivers big when it comes to historic sites and opportunities to take a step back in time. We share information about the many national monuments that commemorate and showcase historically significant sites, including cliff dwellings, pueblos, fossils and petrified forests, trading posts, mines and ghost towns, and more. Read More...

More History and Culture

Learn about art, historic events and fun trivia about the Grand Canyon and surrounding areas in Utah and Arizona Read More...

Native Americans

The Havasupai Indians and the Hualapai Indians are two Native American tribes deeply embedded in the history and current culture of the Grand Canyon. Read More...

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