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.
East Rim Drive reviews
Many places to stop for photos. It took us forever because we have to stop at every spot to take pictures! Well worth it! more »
I drove East Rim Drive from Grand Canyon Village to Desert View. The East Entrance was closed due to Covid restrictions; however, that made the drive even more secluded and relaxed. Just east of the..... more »
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