It is very humbling. Spectacular views. Weather in early October was great. Would recommend a must see canyon.
About Grand Canyon North Rim
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Amazing views, much different from the south rim. Be careful of the high altitude (9000 feet). We only saw a coyote this trip. Last year we saw a herd of buffalo and a lot of deer. Still, gorgeous and peaceful place.
It's about 185 miles from the south rim to the north rim via the shortest route. We camped at the south rim first, then were treated to the relative isolation of the north rim. The views are just as spectacular, but with 1/10th of the...More
Much more quiet and peaceful then the south rim. The western Cabins are more expensive but closer to the rim. I have stayed in the others rooms as well and all are nice enough. No TV's at the north rim and iffy cell service. That's...More
We came in to the North Rim and spent the day. Bright Angel lookout is so beautiful it is worth the short hike from the lodge. Widforss Trail was spectacular I didn't know that we would be hiking in an Alpine forest with Aspen trees...More
Instead of the more touristy south rim we opted to go to the North Rim. As with either rim it’ll take a while to get there. We were based in Page, AZ, so it took a little over 2 hours to get there. Note that...More
The trip to the North Rim was amazing! We saw a heard of buffalo on our way in. The views are awesome. I had been to the south rim many times, having been born and raised an hour from there. I had never taken the...More
The views from the North Rim are amazing. Less traffic and higher elevation make it a great location to visit to see the Grand Canyon.
Although the North Rim is less developed and less crowded than the South Rim, it still gets its bus loads of tourists. If you really want to enjoy the Grand Canyon experience, take a walk, find a quiet place, and enjoy the Lodge and lookout...More