Grand Canyon (United States)

Grand Canyon Travel Guide and Trip Resources


Felix Morgner

One of the 7 natural wonders of the world


The Grand Canyon is a massive canyon that is located in its entirety in the US State of Arizona. Carved out by the Colorado River through a process taking millions of years (try to process that), it is a huge area going on for hundreds of miles.

The main parts of it frequented by tourists are the North and South Rim in the Grand Canyon National Park, of which the latter is notably more crowded than the former. At the western end of the canyon you will also find the Indian reservations of Havasupai and Hualapai. [Review by travelindicator]


Key info

  • Grand Canyon is a region in United States. It is situated at an altitude of 1726ft and the best airport to fly into is PHX (Sky Harbor International, Phoenix)
  • The currency used in United States is the US dollar (USD)

Grand Canyon Weather

Historical average maximum temperature per month (℉):

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
45 46 54 61 72 82 86 82 75 64 54 45

Historical average rainfall per month (inches):

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
1.5 1.5 1.7 1 0.5 0.3 1.9 2.4 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.3

More Grand Canyon travel resources

Once you start googling for relevant info on the Grand Canyon, you will first stumble upon tour operator after tour operator. So let us help you to filter those out and give you a few more relevant links. Let's start off with the National Park Service, shall we? Followed by the very extensive Wikitravel article, Lonely Planet on how to get the most out of your trip, and the official guide from the Arizona Office of Tourism on this magnificent place. The Telegraph wrote about a trip of a lifetime, while Dangerous Business and Travel Kate wrote blog posts that we enjoyed reading.


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