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Harrison "Jack" Schmitt on the moon

One Giant Leap

Fifty years ago, Americans landed on the moon. Few know the important role the Grand Canyon area helped achieve this seemingly impossible goal.

Road in Zion National Park

Win the Grand 6 Road Trip

This trip takes you to all 5 of Utah's national parks plus the Grand Canyon for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enter from Dec 20, 2017 to Feb 27, 2018.

Sunset on the historic Mother Road, Route 66

Win the Route 66 Road Trip

Drive the iconic stretch of the Mother Road from New Mexico to western Arizona with a stop at Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon Railroad's steam engine number 4960. Courtesy photo

Race: Man vs. Grand Canyon Train

Sept 26, 2015: 260 bike riders and the Grand Canyon Railroad's steam-powered train challenged each other to a race from Tusuyan, to Route 66 at Williams, Arizona.

Grand Canyon Stamp courtesy of the U.S. Post Office

Post Office Issues Grand Canyon Stamp

August, 2014: 19th century painters of the Hudson River School are honored on the latest issue of American Treasures stamps. Thomas Moran's 1912 painting of the Grand Canyon is one of four in the set.

Workers cleaning the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Photo: YouTube

Cleaning the Grand Canyon Skywalk

Would you want to dangle 4,000 feet above the Grand Canyon to "wash windows?" Surprisingly, many people do want that job. Watch the video as workers go about their job making views crystal clear for vacationers.