Grand Canyon National Park – Hermit’s Rest

Grand Canyon National Park – Hermit’s Rest

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Hermit's Rest is at the end of the seven mile Hermit Road, a road that is closed to private vehicles most of the year. The entrance is on the rim side of the building. The covered patio area protecting the entrance from weather is literally on the edge of a serious cliff. … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Hermit’s Rest

Grand Canyon National Park – Visitor Center

Grand Canyon National Park – Visitor Center

Sunday, October 13 and Monday, October 14, 2019 We arrived at our campsite around noon on the Saturday of a Columbus Day holiday weekend.  The half hour traffic jam at the entrance gate should have told us something about how busy the park was. After setting up camp, we drove over to the Visitor Center.  … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Visitor Center

Tusayan Grand Canyon Visitor Center

Tusayan Grand Canyon Visitor Center

Sunday, October 13, 2019 Tusayan Arizona is the last town before the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park when driving north from Williams on AZ-64. One of Tusayan's attractions is the Grand Canyon Visitor Center. This is not one of the Grand Canyon National Park's Visitor Centers operated by the National Park Service (NPS). … Continue reading Tusayan Grand Canyon Visitor Center

Williams / Exit 167 / Circle Pines KOA Holiday

Williams / Exit 167 / Circle Pines KOA Holiday

Friday, October 11 Through Saturday, October 12, 2019 Getting there.... new freeway around Hoover Dam area. Drove to the wrong KOA first.  The people at the Grand Canyon / Williams KOA Journey were really nice about our mistake.  Since they were affiliated with Williams / Exit 167 / Circle Pines KOA Holiday, our actual destination, … Continue reading Williams / Exit 167 / Circle Pines KOA Holiday