The Grand Canyon is a fun and exciting place to explore. Those who love being in the great outdoors will want to make plans to visit the Grand Canyon at least once in their lifetime. In addition to many trails and overlooks to explore, there are plenty of places to stay in and around this National Park which will keep you close to all of the adventure you can handle during your visit. Here are some of the more popular places to stay in and around the Grand Canyon area:
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is open all year long and offers lodging options inside the National Park. There are a variety of different lodges, hotels and campgrounds located at the South Rim in the Village area. You will find accommodations available at El Tovar Hotel, Kachina Lodge, Thunderbird Lodge, Bright Angel Lodge, Maswick Lodge, Yavapi Lodge, Trail Village and Phantom Ranch. You will also find two park service campgrounds on the South Rim – Mather Campground (near the Market Plaza) and another one near Desert View by the entrance to the park. There are also a variety of lodge options located in the village just outside of the main entrance to the South Rim.
The Grand Canyon Lodge, which is operated by Forever Resorts, is the only place you can stay inside the park at the North Rim. This lodge offers a variety of different cabin and motel style rooms. Those wanting to stay at the Grand Canyon Lodge are limited to a set operating season which runs from mid-May to mid-October. For more information about the lodge call (877) 386-4383 or click here to visit the website. Lodging is also available nearby at the Kaibab Lodge and at the Jacob Lake Inn.
Outside park boundaries
There are many locations where you can stay that are outside of the Grand Canton’s boundaries. Some of these locations are in neighboring villages, towns and cities. Some popular places to stay outside the National Park Boundaries include:
- Grand Canyon West
- Bar 10 Ranch
- Flagstaff area
- Marble Canyon Lodge
There are many different places where you can stay during your visit to the Grand Canyon. Some of these places are located within the National Park and offer easy access to everything the Grand Canyon offers. You will also find lodging in nearby towns and cities, all of which are located within a little more than an hour’s drive (or less) to all of the major Grand Canyon sites. These are just a few of the many places available to stay when exploring the Grand Canyon, which shows you are sure to find a place to stay no matter which rim of the canyon you want to explore.