East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

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Try to comprehend the grandeur and scope of the Grand Canyon along East Rim Drive. The drive will take you to the highly-visited south entrance with the chance to stop at numerous viewing points along the way. This part is a less-crowded area of the park, offering scenic views. Make a stop at the watchtower, see the Colorado River, or watch for animals. For East Rim Drive and beyond, use our Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner to get the most from your Grand Canyon National Park vacation.
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  • Great place to see the canyon without all the crowds. The Shoshone trail is a gem. It felt like we had the canyon to ourselves.  more »
  • Desert View Point on this drive is one that should not be missed, it is fantastic and you can see the mighty colorado from this drive.  more »
  • The shuttle ride to the west is OK but it's great to be able to drive the leisurely route along the east rim and stop and go at your own pace without waiting for a (crowded!) shuttle bus. Fabulous buc...  more »
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