Featuring a number of beautiful, high-quality colour photographs, this guide is as browsable as the best coffee-table books while also offering maps, travel tips, and extensive listings for lodging, camping, and sightseeing. From river rafting to scenic fly-overs, the Grand Canyon offers a plethora of potential activities -- but without careful planning, a trip to this popular national park can be overwhelming. This guide divides the attractions into sections -- the North Rim, South Rim, Colorado River, and Havasu Falls -- with lodging, dining, and camping information given for each. Including fully updated travel information, plus newly expanded sections on the geology, ecology, and history of the park, this edition is sure to encourage leisurely study of the area's unmatched natural beauty.
James Kaiser is an award-winning travel writer and photographer and author of Acadia: The Complete Guide, Joshua Tree: The Complete Guide, and Yosemite: The Complete Guide. He lives in San Francisco.