- By kevin
- On Jul 17, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Join us with our bus tours to visit Grand Canyon from Vegas,begin your advantage Grand Canyon trip by our tips.Stay at one of our Hualapai Ranch cabins during your visit and enjoy fun on-site activities like bonfires and toasting s’mores as well as quick access to each Grand Canyon South experience.
Maswik Lodge is a contemporary,motel-style lodge located an easy quarter-mile walk from the Grand Canyon edge.Nestled in the Ponderosa Pine forest,Maswik Lodge features a cafeteria,sports bar,gift shop and tours and activities desk.
Located just east of Grand Canyon Village at the Market Plaza,Yavapai Lodge is comprised of two large facilities called Yavapai West and Yavapai East.Yavapai Lodge is the largest of the Grand Canyon National Park Lodges,with 358 rooms altogether.Atop the South Rim's juniper and pinon pine-covered plateau,Yavapai Lodge is located an easy half-mile walk north-south to the canyon's brink.Also within a half-mile east-west walking distance is the Grand Canyon National Park Visitors Center;the lodge's walkability is good because the Visitors Center is not accessible by car since it was built to be the Park's terminus for a mass-transit system that is not yet in operation.Yavapai Lodge is a good choice for families.
PHANTOM RANCH CABINS
Located a little over 9 miles down Bright Angel Trail or Kaibab Trail into the Inner Canyon-by mule or on foot-Phantom Ranch is just north of Bright Angel Campground on the north side of the Colorado River.This markedly in-demand destination is made up of just eleven cabins and is a favorite overnight spot for hikers,riverrafters and muleriders alike.Reservations are available year-round at Phantom Ranch and can be made up to 13 months in advance.There is a separate reservation process for Phantom Ranch;reservations must be made through Xanterra Parks and Resorts on their website or by phone.For more in depth information,please see Xanterra's website and check out NBC's Today Show article naming Phantom Ranch one of the nation's top National Park lodges.