Grand Canyon Journals

Ultimate Grand Canyon - Mamamia!

A November 2006 trip to Grand Canyon by shammiyap

Beautiful Horizon Photo, Grand Canyon, Arizona More Photos
Quote: A rail ride to the world renown wonder, a night stay in the lodge, an unforgettable lifetime experience in Grand Canyon.

Ultimate Grand Canyon - Mamamia!

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Overview

Beautiful Horizon Photo, Grand Canyon, Arizona
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As one of the world's wonders, Grand Canyon is indeed very amazing. When I first arrived, I felt that I was standing in front of a wallpaper!Grand Canyon actually offers more than just scenery as the entire national park has a lot to offer:1. Canyon View Information Plaza - make this your first stop to plan your journey with information and maps, all available for free. 2. Yavapai Observation Station - catch spectacular views of the canyon from large observation window.3. Kolb Studio - offers revolving art and history that feature the canyon region.4. Yaki Point - offers unobstructed canyon views and an ideal vantage point to see sunrise.5. Hopi House - ...Read More

Maswik Lodge

Hotel

Maswik Lodge Photo, Grand Canyon, Arizona
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Named for the Hopi kachina who guards the Grand Canyon, Maswik Lodge offers 16 blocks of 2-storey wood and stone buildings known as Maswik North and South.Maswik North rooms are more expensive than the ones in South. They have vaulted ceilings, private balconies, and forest views, making them among the most pleasant in the park. However, rooms in Maswik South are 5 years older, a bit smaller, and have less pristine views. So, pay a little bit more to indulge in the beautiful nature.Amenities: Coffee maker, heater, ceiling fan, TV, safe, hot and cold shower.Maswik lodge has a cafeteria, gift shop and sports bar with a big screen TV, billiards, and air hockey, Internet facility a...Read More

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Maswik Lodge
Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon, Arizona

Hopi Point Photo, Grand Canyon, Arizona
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There are few main areas in Grand Canyon which one shouldn't miss no matter how little time you have. Grand Canyon Village which serves as the heart of the park is where the train depot located. Most of the lodges are located around here eg. El Tovar Hotel, Bright Angel Lodge, Kachina Lodge and Maswik Lodge which is the furthest from the village center.Do not miss the following while you are in the village:1. Hopi House, right opposite of El Tovar Hotel, is a national historic landmark designated in 1987. It offers a large selection of American Indian native arts and crafts such as kachinas, jewelry, handcrafted Navajo rugs and pottery.2. Bright Angel Logde, another national hi...Read More