Resorts & Spas

A Grand Canyon vacation is a memorable experience. Make it even more special by splurging for a night or more at one of the area’s fine resorts. The following resorts are within a day’s drive to the Canyon and offer services and entertainment beyond hotel accommodations.

Grand Canyon Lodge on the North RimForever Resorts

Located within the Park the historic Lodge is nestled on the north edge at 8,100 ft with inspiring views of the Canyon.

More Information:
End of Hwy 67, Grand Canyon, AZ 86052
(877) 386-4383 or (928) 638-2611 (summer only)
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El-Portal-Night-dog-BIGEl Portal Sedona

The luxury inn has received numerous awards including Top 50 Best Small Hotels in the United States (Condé Nast Traveler magazine), AAA’s Four Diamond Rating, among others. The Sedona hotel offers guests personalized concierge services for day trips to Grand Canyon and more, and is a pet friendly hotel in Sedona.

More Information:
95 Portal Lane, Sedona, AZ 86336
(800) 313-0017

Talking Stick ResortTalking Stick Resort

Lodging at Talking Stick

Offering distinct comfort and the most contemporary appointments, all Talking Stick Resort guest rooms and hotel suites exude the flavor of Scottsdale, Arizona and the Southwest with a modern flair.

The Casino at Talking Stick

Talking Stick Resort invites you to play in style at Scottsdale’s hottest casino and resort. The casino floor features slot machines, poker, table games and keno. Talking Stick Resort also has an action packed entertainment calendar – ranging from the region’s best DJs and dancing in Degree 270 to headliner acts in The Showroom and Salt River Grand Ballroom.

Talking Stick Resort SpaThe Spa at Talking Stick

The Spa at Talking Stick Resort – a 13,000 square foot, open-air spa located on the 14th floor – is the ultimate in world-class rejuvenation. With private rooms offering guests unparalleled views of the Valley and floor-to-ceiling windows that can be opened during treatments, there’s simply no better place to relax and refresh. Enjoy a relaxation and serenity lounge, spacious steam room and a fully-equipped fitness facility.

True to the heritage and traditions of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, The Spa at Talking Stick features products made with culturally significant ingredients harvested from the community gardens for use in our treatments and services.

Golfing at Talking Stick

For more information:
(866) 877-9897
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
10,005 E Osborn Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
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Top Ten Things to do in Grand Canyon

1. Go Hiking or Backpacking in Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park, and the greater Grand Canyon region, is a hiker’s dream. Most of Grand Canyon National Park is undeveloped backcountry. There are literally hundreds of miles to hike and backpack and explore. Despite the Grand Canyon’s popularity and numbers of visitors each year, visitors only need to hike a small distance to enjoy some solitude. Read More...

2. Ride a Mule into the Grand Canyon

Explore the depths of the Grand Canyon National Park on popular trails like the Bright Angel and South Kaibab trail on a mule. A Grand Canyon mule ride is an adventure and easy on your legs. Read More...

3. Ride the Grand Canyon Railway

Adventure, sightseeing and history! If it’s adventure, sightseeing and history all rolled into one that you want on your Grand Canyon vacation, then Grand Canyon Railway is your answer. This is an unforgettable experience and will add much to your vacation to the Grand Canyon. Read More...

4. Take a Scenic Drive Near the Grand Canyon

We think that a Grand Canyon vacation is America’s greatest road trip. It’s one big scenic drive. In fact, there are so many scenic drive opportunities it’s hard to limit our favorites. Read More...

5. Spend a Night or More Camping

Camp under the stars in a tent, or at an RV Park. Read More...

6. Go on a Rafting Trip in the Grand Canyon National Park

One of the most exciting ways to experience the Grand Canyon is to float through it by way of raft on the Colorado River. Read More...

7. Come Along on a Helicopter Tour

Take a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon for a unique and spectacular vantage of this vast, deep natural wonder. Read More...

9. Stand on the Grand Canyon Skywalk

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a horseshoe-shaped walkway that extends almost 70 feet out into the Grand Canyon. Visitors on the Skywalk, which has a clear, 4-inch-thick glass bottom, peer over the railing, or down through their stance to see the Canyon and all of its 4,000 feet of vertical abyss. Read More...

10. Take a Desert Jeep Tour

Experience the backcountry desert on and off road near the Grand Canyon and nearby recreation areas such as Sedona. View scenic vistas and the incredible variety of wildlife. Read More...

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