Every year, 5 million curious tourists, nature enthusiasts, and adventurous travelers journey through deserts to take in one of the world’s most breathtaking sights – the Grand Canyon.
There are many different Grand Canyon locations for visitors to explore, each offering a variety of activities and experiences for everyone from the casual tourist to the experienced adventurer. Each rim offers spectacular views and unique attractions that will appeal to different visitors, so we’ve created a comprehensive downloadable Grand Canyon Visitor’s Guide to help decide which Rim you should visit, along with more more great tips for planning your Grand Canyon adventure.
Download the complete guide below. Additional planning resources, such as Grand Canyon packing lists and photography tips, are also available.
Download the Complete Printable Guide
Our free printable Grand Canyon Visitor Guide contains all the information you need to know for your Grand Canyon adventure, including:
- Individual guides for the South, West, North, and East Rims
- What you need to know before you go
- What to wear and what to pack
- Tips for visiting with kids
- Photography tips
Our printable South Rim guide contains all the information you need for your trip to the Grand Canyon National Park.
Read our guide to visiting the South Rim or click to download our free printable PDF.
Download our free printable and learn everything you need to know about visiting the Grand Canyon West region.
Read our guide to visiting the West Rim or click to download our free printable PDF.
Get our tips for visiting the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon before you explore the serene beauty of this remote location.
Read our guide to visiting the East Rim or click to download our free printable PDF.
Weather & Wildlife
Make sure you’re ready for the Grand Canyon with our weather tips! Keep your eyes peeled and your cameras ready for cool critters.
Read our Weather & Wildlife Guide or click to download our free printable PDF.
What to Wear
Stay safe and comfortable while you explore the Grand Canyon with our suggestions for what to wear when you visit.
Read our What to Wear Guide or click to download our free printable PDF.
Visiting with Kids
Make sure your family vacation to the Grand Canyon goes off without a hitch with our tips and suggestions!
Read our guide to Visiting the Grand Canyon with Kids or click to download our free printable PDF.
Go home with that perfect shot of the Grand Canyon with our photography tips, including what gear to bring and common mistakes to avoid.
Read our Photography Tips or click to download our free printable PDF.