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7 THINGS TO DO IN GRAND CANYON (MAY 14 - MAY 23)

Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway

all year round • activity

Take a scenic train ride to one of the world's seven wonders

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Grand Canyon Skywalk

November–May • activity

Have the most breathtaking look on the Grand Canyon's bottom, 4,000 feet below

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

March–May • nature

Spring is the prime time to see Grand Canyon in bloom

Skydiving

Skydiving

all year round • activity

Enjoy a freefall in one of the world's top ten skydiving destinations

Helicopter Tours

Helicopter Tours

all year round • activity

Watching Grand Canyon from the air, you'll discover the most hidden curves and ravines of this beautifully rugged terrain

Wildlife Watching

Wildlife Watching

all year round (best March–May) • nature

Grand Canyon's wildlife encounters are impressive all year round, but the spring baby boom makes the season particularly attractive

Grand Canyon IMAX Movie

Grand Canyon IMAX Movie

all year round • activity

Extreme weather and cancelled tours is not a problem when there's the Grand Canyon IMAX Theater

11 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Grand Canyon Star Party

Grand Canyon Star Party

June 22–29, 2019 | June 13–20, 2020 • event

The Grand Canyon offers dark skies and clean air, perfect for astronomers and enthusiasts

North Rim

North Rim

mid-May–mid-October • nature

Only 10% of the visitors to Grand Canyon get to the North Rim, which makes it especially solitary and serene

Rim to Rim Hike

Rim to Rim Hike

mid-May–October • activity

This hike is a classic bucket list adventure, North to South Rim or vice versa

River Rafting

River Rafting

April–October • activity

It's impossible not to enjoy rafting in one of the best places in the world

California Condor

California Condor

April–September • nature

Grand Canyon is one of the best sites in the world to spot the largest bird of North America

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

September 07–15, 2019 • event

The vast landscapes of Grand Canyon became a venue for the finest celebration, which gathers artists from all over the country

Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument

October–April • activity

The best preserved pueblo ruins in America

Grand to Grand Ultra

Grand to Grand Ultra

September 22–28, 2019 • event

Are you up for a seven-day race in one of the remotest parts of America?

Snow-Powdered Landscape

Snow-Powdered Landscape

December–February • nature

Winter itself is a reason to visit the Canyon, with exceptionally beautiful snowscapes and no crowds

Kayaking

Kayaking

April–October • activity

In need of adventure? Explore Grand Canyon from the river's angle—by kayak

4th of July

4th of July

July 04 • event

Celebrate America at one of the seven wonders of the world