Grandview Point, Grand Canyon National Park

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Take in famous the beauty of the Grand Canyon from the vantage point of Grandview Point, located at the start of a popular hiking trail on the canyon's southern rim. Often sought out at sunrise or sunset, the point offers panoramic views of the breathtaking landscape and the Colorado River winding through the canyon below. With the parking lot just steps away from the start of the trail, the point is accessible to both hikers and non-hikers. Remember to bring a picnic lunch, and don't forget your camera. Use our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner to visit Grandview Point on your trip to Grand Canyon National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Is certainly an impressive sight but perhaps less beautiful than the South Rim near the visitor center. Perhaps because from here you can appreciate the breadth of the canyon and then the rim opposite seems less close.
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  • August 12, 2017
    In Grand canonise trim highest observation deck. You could see in photos of the Stagecoach days here and there. May have to wait because it is also in the views from the observation deck, parking is not so widely depending on the time zone.
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  • August 10, 2017
    It has beautiful views of the Grand Canyon from Grandview Point. It lies between the village and the East entrance on the desert view drive. Front, drive, you can drive and Park there directly. The vantage point is not quite as crowded as other viewpoints.
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  • May 15, 2017
    So wonderful. We we're pleasantly surprised by how well the Grand Canyon is structured regarding parking lots, RV parking, restrooms and the guiding staff that is very friendly and easy to find. Beautiful scenery. A must-see!
  • June 16, 2017
    Beautiful scenic overlook. Worth the stop. Sad story of the hotel that was once there.
  • May 30, 2017
    Great view and trail is very good. Not as well maintained as the South Kaibab or Bright Angel, but the views are very good, particularly of the river.
  • April 18, 2017
    I proposed to my wife here because it's so perfect. You can see (what seems to be) the whole canyon from here. There is also a trail that goes down into the canyon. This is a must see!
  • June 19, 2017
    Beautiful views. A spectacular place to take some memorizing photos.

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Where to stay in Grand Canyon National Park

You'll find plenty of options if you want to stay inside Grand Canyon National Park. Most campgrounds and lodges sit around the South Rim area, and they tend to fill up quickly for summer visits, so book as far in advance as possible. The price range for lodge accommodations varies greatly, so there's something for nearly every budget. The less-visited North Rim features one lodge. For those who hike to the bottom of the canyon, dormitories and cabins are available at Phantom Ranch. If you can't secure a place in the park or find something there to your liking, the small village near the south entrance offers inns and economy motels. You’ll have the convenience of nearby restaurants if you stay there.
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