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Considered among nature's most spectacular creations, the Grand Canyon is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations with millions of visitors annually. Its grandeur, size, nature of creation, history, geology, and the incomparable views offer some of the most fascinating experience.

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Located at the north rim of the Grand Canyon, Walhalla Glades Pueblo was inhabited by Indians who made it their summer home some 900 years ago. Walhalla Plateau is a 'peninsula' surrounded on three ...

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Tuweap is a primitive section of the Grand Canyon located on the remote northwest rim on the canyon's Arizona Strip. The view from Tuweap Overlook, 3000 vertical feet (914 meters) above the Colorado ...

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At 8,803 feet, Point Imperial is the highest and northernmost point on the North Rim, presenting a different panorama than that from the other two popular viewing locations further south, i.e. Cape ...

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The Painted Desert consists of the badlands in the Four Corners area from the Grand Canyon National Park into the Petrified Forest National Park. The desert ground is composed of stratified layers of ...

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The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a horseshoe-shaped glass bridge suspended 4,000 feet over the Grand Canyon. It is located at Grand Canyon West, an area outside of Grand Canyon National Park. The Skywalk ...

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El Tovar is an in-park lodge situated directly on the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Designed by Charles Whittlesey, Chief Architect for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, the lodge was ...

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Designed in 1932 by Mary Colter as a replica of a prehistoric Indian tower and constructed by the Santa Fe Railroad, the Desert View Watchtower commands a magnificent view of the Grand Canyon, the ...

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