Frequently Asked Questions

Accessibility

Are there any accommodations made for the handicapped and elderly?

General

Where is the Grand Canyon located?
What is the address for the Grand Canyon?
How long is the drive to Grand Canyon South Rim?
Can I order a printed Grand Canyon vacation guide by mail?
How big/deep is the Grand Canyon?

Grand Canyon National Park

What are the park entrance fees?
What are the park hours?
What are the best scenic viewpoints accessible by free park shuttle?
What are the most dramatic scenic viewpoints accessible by private automobile?

Lodging

Are there hotels on the South Rim and North Rim?

Pets

Are pets allowed at the Grand Canyon?

Things to Do

What are the most popular hikes, tours, and activities?
Are there bus tours available?
How much does it cost to take a tour?
How much does it cost to walk on Grand Canyon Skywalk at Grand Canyon West?
What are the best activities to do with kids at the Grand Canyon?
How fit do I have to be to walk or hike in Grand Canyon National Park?

Transportation

Where should I fly into?
Can I take a shuttle or bus to Grand Canyon National Park?
Are there shuttles available within the park?
Are there shuttles available from the South Rim to the North Rim?

Weather

When is the best time of year to visit the Grand Canyon?
What can I expect in terms of weather by month I'm planning to visit?
What is the average temperature going to be during my trip to Grand Canyon?

Camping

Do I need a permit to backpack and camp overnight below the Rim?
How much does it cost to camp overnight?
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WEATHER AND AVERAGE TEMPERATURES

Wondering what to expect of the weather during your trip? See Grand Canyon Weather & Average Temperatures »

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE SOUTH RIM

Get to the Grand Canyon South Rim from anywhere using the quickest, shortest and best routes. Driving Directions to the South Rim »

PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES

Drive yourself or take a shuttle? Learn the transportation options for each Grand Canyon rim. See All Grand Canyon Transportation »

GRAND CANYON'S NEAREST AIRPORTS

Most visitors fly into Phoenix or Las Vegas and drive to the Grand Canyon. Learn how: See All Nearby Grand Canyon Airports »

A Day At The Canyon from John Burcham Photography. John Burcham is a commercial, editorial photographer based out of Flagstaff, AZ. You can see more of his work at www.johnburcham.com