A Conversation for Visiting the Grand Canyon

Bit disappointed with practical details

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Bit disappointed with the practical details. Most people only visit the South Rim (you've made some reference to that), but since you imply there's more to it than that, I think more details are needed.

For example, you say the nearest town is Flagstaff. That's fine, but it is near the South Rim. There's really nowhere near the North Rim. I was last there 10 years ago, so things may have moved on, but the nearest hotel (except the one at the rim) was 50 miles away (at a major road junction between key roads from the East, West and South - respectively from the painted desert, the rest of the world and the North Rim). The next nearest was 50 more miles. This probably accounted for why only 10% of the annual visitors to the Canyon went to the North Rim.

I preferred the North Rim, myself, it was a bit greener and somehow more interesting.

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