As we talked about prior to, driving your self is our need since you get to deal with your itinerary and make modifications alongside the simplest method.
Driving to the West Rim (5001 Diamond Bar Rd, Peach Springs, AZ 86434, map) is the shortest journey at roughly 2 hours every technique. Everytime you arrive, there’s a free parking lot the place they are going to have shuttle buses to take you to utterly numerous elements. To entry the remaining you could have to buy a ticket.
The drive to the South Rim (S Entrance Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, map) takes roughly four.5 hours every technique. You might be driving on important highways or roads the entire technique making it a straightforward drive. Within the occasion you arrive, you progress by a pay station, the place it is attainable you may every use your Annual Nationwide Parks Cross ($80) or buy a automobile switch ($30). Everytime you pay, it is attainable you may park all through the village and take a shuttle, or park straight at express viewpoints. Understand that each one by way of the busy season, parking is troublesome to get your palms on at viewpoints.
The North Rim (AZ-67, North Rim, AZ 86023, map) is the longest drive at roughly 5 hours. It’s barely nearer distance-wise, nonetheless in route of the best of your drive, you’ll be driving by smaller, windy roads in Vermilion Cliffs Nationwide Monument. Very just like the South Rim, you’ll switch a pay station then it is attainable you may park in any of the designated spots.