Natural wonders aren't the only attraction at the Grand Canyon. Visit a wildlife center, observatory, or garden. Watch an IMAX movie. Or learn at a visitor center or museum.
We realize that travelers determine their vacation destination based largely on the things to do in an area. Well, we have news for you: Grand Canyon is a Things to Do mecca! There is so much to do on a Grand Canyon vacation that you'll be hard-pressed to fit it all in a single vacation. Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding regions are home to abundant recreation, amazing scenery, unique sights, natural wonders, arts and culture, and more.
The Grand Canyon has three rims of which are hours apart. Every part of the Grand Canyon is great for hiking. You can also find most activities at all the rims.
The South Rim is the most popular tourist destination. It has the most scenic overlooks, biking trails and rentals, and the Grand Canyon Village facilities. The Grand Canyon Airport in Tusayan, Arizona is a popular launch for helicopter and airplane tours.
The North Rim has a short season but it is known for its remote overlooks, the Grand Canyon Lodge, and mule rides. The famous Lees Ferry boat and rafting launch is northeast of the North Rim near Page, Arizona.