East Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park

#8 of 28 in Scenic Drive in Arizona
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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 entered the east entrance and drove in this way (though it was storming, we couldn't see as much and came back another day as well). This part of the park is much less crowded than the main...  more »
  • We arose at 2:00 am to watch the sun rise from the East Rim Watch tower and it was certainly worth it. The silence was deafening and the views were un-describable.  more »

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