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Grand Canyon South Rim re-opens

Grand Canyon South Rim re-opens

Under a deal between state and federal governments, limited areas of national parks have re-opened including portions of the Grand Canyon. President Obama’s administration has OK’d the re-opening with the caveat that the states must pay for the operation of the parks. Arizona has agreed to pay $651,000 to re-open the Grand Canyon for seven [...]

Grand Canyon West Rim, Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire are open, but other areas are closed

Grand Canyon West Rim, Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire are open, but other areas are closed

Update Oct. 14, 2013: The Grand Canyon South Rim, Zion and limited areas of other parks have re-opened. Read more here. Las Vegas is a fantasy land, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune from the realities of the government shutdown. In fact, Vegas is  home to several federal parks and recreation offerings, including Red Rock [...]

Vegas Experts: Behind the Scenes at the Grand Canyon

VEGAS.com goes behind the scenes to experience the sweeping views, unparalleled vistas and colorful landscape of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a short journey from the bright lights of Vegas. To learn more about the Grand Canyon, click here.

Grand Canyon South Rim: A memorable Vegas escape (with video)

Grand Canyon South Rim: A memorable Vegas escape (with video)

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a relatively short journey from the bright lights of Vegas. The drive to the South Rim from Las Vegas takes about four to five hours, while a helicopter or airplane ride is less than an hour. Every year, five million people flock [...]

Vegas tours bring the heat this winter

Vegas tours bring the heat this winter

We know what you’re thinking. Why in the world would anyone want to take a tour this time of year? After all, nothing sounds better than snuggling up in a sweater by the fireplace or in the confines of your hotel room. Despite the cold temperatures, we suggest you don’t shy away from tours. You can [...]

Take a grand drive to the South Rim

Take a grand drive to the South Rim

It’s called the “Grand” Canyon for a reason – and with a guided driving trip to the South Rim you’ll find out exactly why. Many tourists fly to the Grand Canyon because driving can be a lengthy trip. It’s about 300 miles there and back from Las Vegas – but it’s a moment of a [...]

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