- By kevin
- On Jul 17, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Schedule your Las Vegas trips to Grand Canyon by our travel tips.As you can see on our map of the Grand Canyon South Rim lodges,there are five lodges atop the South Rim:Bright Angel Lodge,El Tovar Hotel,Kachina-Thunderbird Lodges,Maswik Lodge and Yavapai Lodge.Also accessible from the South Rim is the immensely popular Phantom Ranch Cabins,the only lodging nestled down in the Inner Canyon.Finally,services and hook-ups for your recreational vehicle(RV)are available at Trailer Village,located atop the South Rim inside Grand Canyon Village.
BRIGHT ANGEL LODGE
Bright Angel Lodge is located just steps from the edge of the South Rim;many of its rooms offer spectacular Grand Canyon views.Bright Angel is an ever-popular epicenter for South Rim overnights and daytime activity.With its rustic and historic charm,this early-20th century lodge is the hub for South Rim Grand Canyon mule rides and the check-in point for both the Thunderbird and Kachina lodges.Home to the famed Arizona Room,the Grand Canyon's fine dining destination,Bright Angel Lodge also features a casual restaurant,summertime ice-cream parlor and a tours and activities desk.Bright Angel Lodge is open year-round and can be booked on the Xanterra website.
EL TOVAR HOTEL
With its signature cupola crowning the roofline,the El Tovar Hotel has delighted Grand Canyon tourists for over a century.Built in 1905 and renovated in 2005,the El Tovar features 78 elegant rooms and suites as well as a fine-dining restaurant,gift shop and full-service activities concierge.This Registered National Historic Landmark is perched on the edge of the Grand Canyon South Rim,with many of its guest rooms offering at least partial Grand Canyon views.