Monday, June 22, 2009

Grand Canyon National Park - Grand Canyon, Arizona

The Grand Canyon National Park is located in Arizona. One of the oldest national parks in the USA, the park is considered one of the major natural wonders of the world. UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site in 1979.

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided gorge, carved by the Colorado River. The canyon is 446 km long, 6.4 to 29 km wide and has a depth of 1.6km.
What to do while you’re there?
For the adventurous, you can take a Mule Trip, River Trip or even a Backcountry Hiking. If you don’t have much time, then you can probably take a plane ride or a helicopter ride to get an overview of the canyon.

Where to stay?
For the day trippers.. Las Vegas, of course. For those hiking, you can stay within the park. For more information, click here.

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