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Fodor's in Focus Grand Canyon National Park (Fodor's in Focus Grand Canyon National Park)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend at the Grand Canyon!

Fodors In Focus Grand Canyon National Park features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Grand Canyon National Park.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Grand Canyon National Park get the InFocus treatment in this first edition. Featuring a smaller, more portable trim size and a lower price point, In Focus guides are the perfect impulse buy for travelers on the move.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 5

Planner ............ 6

When to Go ............ 10

Chapter 1: Welcome to the Grand Canyon ............ 11

History of the Park ............ 13

Geology of the Park ............ 15

Flora ............ 16

Fauna ............ 19

If You Like ............ 27

Chapter 2: Exploring the South Rim ............ 31

What to See ............ 33

Day Hikes ............ 45

Summer Sports & Activities ............ 53

Winter Sports & Activities ............ 59

Exploring the Backcountry ............ 59

Educational Programs ............ 60

Arts & Entertainment ............ 64

Shopping ............ 66

Chapter 3: Exploring the North Rim ............ 67

What to See ............ 68

Day Hikes ............ 73

Summer Sports & Activities ............ 80

Winter Sports & Activities ............ 84

Exploring the Backcountry ............ 84

Educational Programs ............ 85

Arts & Entertainment ............ 86

Chapter 4: Exploring the West Rim ............ 91

Backcountry Hikes ............ 96

Summer Sports & Activities ............ 98

Educational Programs ............ 101

Arts & Entertainment ............ 101

Chapter 5: Lodging & Dining in the Park ............ 103

Where to Eat ............ 105

Where to Stay ............ 109

Where to Camp ............ 116

Chapter 6: Whats Nearby ............ 121

Tusayan ............ 124

Williams ............ 129

Flagstaff ............ 135

Cameron Trading Post ............ 152

Lees Ferry Area ............ 154

Jacob Lake ............ 158

Elsewhere in the Arizona Strip ............ 159

Grand Canyon National Park Essentials ............ 161

Getting Started ............ 162

Booking Your Trip ............ 166

Transportation ............ 174

On The Ground ............ 179

About Our Writers ............ 192

Maps

Grand Canyon National Park ............ 8—9

The South Rim ............ 34

Desert View Drive ............ 40

Grand Canyon Village and Rim Trail ............ 46

Backcountry Trails ............ 52

The North Rim ............ 69

The West Rim ............ 91

Whats Nearby in Arizona ............ 123

Tusayan ............ 125

Flagstaff & Vicinity ............ 137

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400007479
Publisher:
Fodor's Travel Publications
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Manufactured by:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - Mountain - Arizona
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Americana-Arizona
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.36x4.28x.41 in. .34 lbs.

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Travel » North America » United States » National Parks
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"Synopsis" by , Grand Canyon National Park get the InFocus treatment in this first edition. Featuring a smaller, more portable trim size and a lower price point, In Focus guides are the perfect impulse buy for travelers on the move.
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