East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

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#8 of 28 in Scenic Drive in Arizona
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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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  • We arrived at the east gate. The first stop was a little busy and commercialised with some renovation work but all the stops were worth seeing. Tusayan museum was closed - said ‘open’ on the door. 
    We arrived at the east gate. The first stop was a little busy and commercialised with some renovation work but all the stops were worth seeing. Tusayan museum was closed - said ‘open’ on the door.  more »
  • Decided to take this route to Flagstaff. What a drive!! The views just kept getting better. We pulled off at almost every lookout. Just fantastic. 
    Decided to take this route to Flagstaff. What a drive!! The views just kept getting better. We pulled off at almost every lookout. Just fantastic.  more »

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