Travel enthusiasts, tour groups, and family adventure seekers that want to vacation to Grand Canyon have a choice of many different tour companies. It’s possible to explore the Grand Canyon by bus, by helicopter, on horseback, or by river rafting through one of the world’s largest and most famous gorges.
An Arizona vacation to Grand Canyon is always very popular. In fact, Grand Canyon tours are some of America’s most popular by far. In fact, the Grand Canyon is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the entire world.
Whether you witness the majestic views of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim from a helicopter tour or from one of the Grand Canyon lookouts, which are frequented on many of the Grand Canyon bus tours, you won’t be able to escape the incredible feeling of being just a very small part in the grander scheme of things.
Summer Vacations to Grand Canyon
Summertime seems to serve up the best Grand Canyon experiences. The weather is bright and appealing during summer with plenty of opportunities for guided tours or all inclusive Grand Canyon vacations.
One can even enjoy a summer ATV vacation to Grand Canyon, plus horseback riding and hiking tours. Knowledgeable local tour guides operate these guided Grand Canyon experiences. They possess a wealth of knowledge to help you understand the geology and history that has helped shaped the present day Grand Canyon.
Horseback riding and hiking in the Grand Canyon are the closest one can come to experiencing the old west as you explore the local Native American culture and their influence on the Grand Canyon.
Winter in the Grand Canyon
North Rim – For the winter months, the North Rim is closed. Many of the roads, pathways and tour activities on the North Rim of Grand Canyon are closed by late October or early November due to the weather and snow accumulation. The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park reopens in the spring on May 15th.
South Rim – The South Rim remains open all year and visitor services are still available. While reservations to vacation to Grand Canyon are not required during the winter months, they are strongly advised throughout the rest of the year.
Geology & History of the Canyon
A vacation to Grand Canyon is like nothing else. From the Canyon’s summit to the raging waters of the Colorado River below, the most daring adventurers will descend more than a mile, passing up to 40 layers of major sedimentary rock formations that date back between 2 and 3 billion years … even before the age of the dinosaurs. The Grand Canyon is something that must be experienced in person.
River Rafting Vacations
One of the best Grand Canyon vacations is an exciting river rafting tour down the Canyon’s Colorado River. White water rafting provides some of the best opportunities for viewing the Grand Canyon wildlife, the many migratory birds, and the sheer majesty of the Grand Canyon walls as they rush by.
Vacation to Grand Canyon with Caravan
Caravan Grand Canyon tours are truly memorable and like nothing else you will ever experience.
Caravan’s 8-day, all-inclusive vacation to Grand Canyon also includes visits to Sedona and excursions to nearby Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. All three American national parks offer astounding scenery that allow you to witness up close, what most North Americans have only seen in the movies or on television.
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To check availability or to book your own vacation to Grand Canyon, call Caravan Tours toll free at 1-800-227-2826.