- By kevin
- On Jul 30, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Find the right Grand Canyon North Rim tours on the site with deals nowdays,begin your family vacation by our tips as below.It is more remote and less visitor will make it to the North side.It is further from any freeways,it is ONLY open seasonally from May 15th through October 15th each year,there is not an Airport nearby-Page,Arizona and St.George,Utah being the closest,and it is just over 200 miles from the South Rim-requiring a 4 hour drive.
North Rim Lodging is currently operated by Forever Resorts,a National Park Service concessioner.The Lodge was originally built by Gilbert Stanley Underwood in 1927-28.You see the Main Lodge building pictured here.There are 23 Western Cabins and over 90 Pioneer Cabins at the Lodge.
The Dining Room offers an experience not to be missed.The Lodge is memorable and will take you back to those early historic National Park days in the early 1900's.It is rustic and enjoyable to explore and watch sunset from the front Porch.
The Grand Canyon Mule Rides North Rim are enjoyed by many family's on their visit to the North Rim.This is a great way to enhance your North Rim visit and spend time together.The Mangum family operates Canyon Trail Rides and can be reached at www.globerouter.com website to make your reservation today.
Navajo Bridge is actually located on Navajo Tribal Lands at the northeast portion of the Grand Canyon that we generally recognize as the East Rim.The Colorado River,flowing through Marble Canyon,flows under Navajo Bridge.Marble Canyon is considered by many to be the beginning of the Grand Canyon and Lee's Ferry,not far from the Bridge,is the starting point for many of the Colorado River White Water Trips.
Navajo Bridge:A South/North Rim Connection If you drive from the South Rim to the North Rim you will cross the Navajo Bridge en route.This drive will take about 4.5 hours