Several overlook points with historic markers. Some places allow vendors and you will have the opportunity to observe and hopefully buy some Native American jewelry and art.
The National Monument is very well laid out and there are really good "overlooks" to get those photo's, as is the case in America the place has an excellent roadway system, with ample parking at each location
Each stop a different perspective - some have very short trails - others allow a longer look around. Just feel so good to be up there with so much beauty and history around you. I won't say which one - but one of the stops over looks a cliff dwelling and I finally began to understand how these people were... More
This drive is equally as stunning as the South Rim Drive and not so busy with visitors. If you’re lucky like we were you can have some overlooks all to yourselves. The whole rim is 34 miles round trip and will take around 2 hours depending on your stopping time at each point. We didn’t complete the whole rim as... More
I didn't expect this canyon to be as big as it is. The view from the overlooks on the north rim were quite impressive.
The park rangers at the park office recommended doing the North Rim drive in the morning due to the slant of the sun. We chose to do this drive on our way out of the park in the middle of the day after completing a valley tour through Thunderbird Lodge. The North Rim Drive gives a completely different view of... More
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