Grand Canyon North Rim

Make The Effort To Visit The Grand Canyon North Rim

Grand Canyon North RimAlmost all of the people that go and visit the Grand Canyon only go and see the South Rim. That?s right, the Grand Canyon is so large, that it is split up into multiple areas. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most easily accessed area of the Canyon and is also by far the most visited area of the Canyon. Of course, the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is exceptionally beautiful. But, making the extra effort to go to the Grand Canyon North Rim is certainly well worth the time. Interested? Here are the benefits of making the effort to see the Grand Canyon North Rim. It already takes quite a few hours to reach the Grand Canyon from various parts of Arizona. Hence, it?s understandable why so many people will stop at the South Rim and simply enjoy the beautiful views of the Grand Canyon from there. However, it?s a very true saying that the more effort you put into something, the more enjoyable the experience will be;  and that statement is true for the Grand Canyon.The North Rim of the Grand Canyon is located further north from the South Rim and is one of the hardest to areas to access in the entire canyon. Located near the Utah border, and at a high elevation the North Rim is only open to visitors for half of the year. This is because during colder seasons, the North Rim becomes too snow packed for visitors to safely travel there. To get to the Grand Canyon North Rim, from the South Rim is takes 3 to 4 hours of additional driving time.

That means that if it takes 3 hours from an area in Arizona to reach the south side of the Grand Canyon, it will take 6 or 7 hours to reach the north side. That?s quite a long drive, but it is most certainly worth it. The north side is home to the best views of the Grand Canyon; virtually all of those that visit the north side would agree. Furthermore, the service from those working on the North Rim are known for being much more friendly and hospitable than those that work at the South Rim. This is because they realize that those who take the time to visit the North Rim have taken a huge amount of effort to visit the Canyon. There are truly exceptional lodging accommodations available at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, as well as some of the most enjoyable activities the Canyon has on offer. Going cycling through some of the great paths the North Rim has is truly a one of a kind activity. Furthermore, going camping in the North Rim of the Canyon is known to be one of the best camping experiences in the world. The Grand Canyon is certainly one of the most amazing places on the planet. This makes the effort to visit the best part of such an amazing place, worth your time and a great thing to do. While you are enjoying the beautiful Grand Canyon, book an exciting rafting trip with one of the 16+ outfitters. We have thousands of trips to choose from!!