ListenGo to Playlist
Whether on your way there or traveling through the park, turn this playlist on for the perfect scenery-inspired soundtrack! The Grand Canyon offers a vast array of sites, landscapes, and sounds, so this playlist is a mix of lots of genres perfect for your trip!
StayFind a Place
In the park or out of the park, this list features both! We've curated a master list of our best recommendations for each of our featured parks. Check it out!
PlayFind a Trail
On top of the over 60 hard trails throughout the park and 277 miles of river, you can play on the water or on land in this park! Here are some popular ways tourists and adventure seekers enjoy all the park has to offer!
In the mood for a short hike? A long haul? A wildlife adventure or a waterfall + swimming hole destination? This park has it all. Here are some of our favorites:
THE TRAIL OF TIME: A long paved walkway designed to be a geological timeline of the canyon.
RIM TRAIL: Quiet views of the inner canyon.
BRIGHT ANGEL TRAIL: Challenging canyon wall trail for the adventurer.
SOUTH KAIBAB: Best views for a relatively short hike!
HERMIT TRAIL: For the experienced desert hiker.
Wondering where to grab a bite?
If you don't have too much time to spend shopping around with all of the great sites and activities the park has to offer, you can grab a souvenir and a bite at the Canyon Village Market Place and Deli! Looking for other options or more of a meal? Check out these recs:
BRIGHT ANGEL BICYCLES & CAFE: Grab your coffee, brunch, and all your hiker/biker supplies in one place!
CANYON VILLAGE MARKET & DELI: Market plaza is your one-stop shop for packable meals and snacks. Make sure to stop by the convenient post office located here to send your loved ones back home a canyon post card!
HERMIT'S REST SNACK BAR: Much more than just a snack bar; Take a bus tour to Hermit's Rest, stopping at several scenic viewpoints along the way!
YAVAPAI TAVERN: One of the South Rim's only outdoor dining experiences. Enjoy a great meal with some local Arizona craft beer and even live music while you dine!
HARVEY HOUSE: This casual family-friendly restaurant is a great choice after a long day of adventures. Featuring historic decor and home of the famous Fred Harvey Burger.
PHANTOM RANCH CANTEEN: This is dining for the adventurous traveler, because the only way to get there is to hike!
A Bit Nicer
EL TOVAR DINING ROOM: Gourmet dining in a historic atmosphere - reservations required!
ARIZONA STEAKHOUSE: Located directly on the rim of the Grand Canyon, this is the place to enjoy the best of Arizona hand-cut steaks inspired by the American southwest.
How Much Do You Know?
Test your knowledge with our Grand Canyon trivia! Ask your road trip companions to help pass the time in the car and learn together!