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Grand Canyon and Route 66 – Plan your Road Trip

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Route 66 and the Grand Canyon

Route 66 is world-famous for its association with American culture and exploration. While an engineering marvel on its own, Route 66 connected people from all over the world to some of America’s most beautiful sites and cities. Among these is one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, the Grand Canyon.

Buck Wild Hummer Tours is your guide to the adventure of a lifetime. We have guided thousands of adventurers just like you through the wonders awaiting within the mile-high walls of the Grand Canyon. Join us as we highlight some of the most incredible aspects of the Grand Canyon.

Visit the Grand Canyon From Route 66

The Grand Canyon is one of America’s most spectacular destinations that defies description. The natural beauty lies in its incredible scale and hypnotizing colors. Stretching for 277 miles, there is much to see and explore in the iconic natural wonder.

There are various lookout points throughout the Grand Canyon, all of which offer unique views and landscapes. If you have not yet visited, you owe yourself the experience. On your Las Vegas to Grand Canyon road trip, no other route can give you the experience you deserve than Route 66.

Grand Canyon South Rim

The South Rim is home to Grand Canyon National Park which is by far the most popular part of the canyon with nearly five million visitors per year. Grand Canyon Village is located within the National Park, perched directly on the rim of the canyon. This is where you will find the visitors center, train station and several options for food and lodging. Be sure to stop at the following viewpoints along the way through the South Rim of the Grand Canyon:

  • Hermits Rest
  • Mather Point
  • Yaki Point
  • Grand View Point
  • Yavapai Point
  • Moran Point
  • Lippan Point

In addition to these viewpoints, visitors can access popular hiking trails like the Rim Trail, Bright Angel Trail, and South Kaibab Trail, so don’t forget your hiking boots.

Grand Canyon Tours

You can only have the best road trip experience when you hire the best Grand Canyon tour guides. Buck Wild Hummer Tours offers the most exhilarating exploration of the Grand Canyon National Park with our tour configured humvees and expert team.

Buck Wild is a family-owned business run by outdoor enthusiasts with over 50 years of experience exploring the Grand Canyon and we love sharing that experience with our guests. Whether on a road trip with the family, a romantic getaway, or yearning for an educational adventure, Buck Wild Hummer Tours has the keys to your next adventure.

THE SIGNATURE TOUR

With several stops along some of the most beautiful views, this Grand Canyon tour will satisfy even the most adventurous travelers.

THE SIGNATURE SUNSET

The Sunsets in the American Southwest should be on the list of the world’s seven natural wonders, along with the Grand Canyon. See them both and become enchanted by the infinitely beautiful colors.

THE SIGNATURE PRIVATE

Explore the Grand Canyon the way you want to, with those close to you and an experienced guide for a more personal experience. Whether it’s just you, or 12 of your friends, this is the tour for you.

THE GRAND CANYON FAMILY ADVENTURE TOUR

Unload the family wagon and Go Buck Wild! With room for up to 13 people, the Grand Canyon Family Adventure Tour and Raptor Ranch experience will impress just about anyone.

Grand Canyon Hikes

Many visitors also choose to explore the Grand Canyon by hiking through its history. The South Rim has many trails offering a unique way to view the Canyon. The Bright Angel Trail is the most iconic, leading down to the Indian Gardens and then on to Phantom Ranch. It is easy to follow thanks to well-marked signs and routine maintenance. This trail is best for hikers with an intermediate skill level.

Also located at the South Rim is the South Kaibab Trail down to Cedar Ridge and on to Phantom Ranch. South Kaibab Trail is the fastest, steepest and shortest way to the bottom of the canyon. Because of this it is best suited for hikers with an advanced skill level.

Beginner-level hikers should try the much flatter, 2.8 mile Rim Trail, also known as the Trail of Time, which runs along the South Rim of the canyon from Yavapai Geology Museum to Grand Canyon Village and on to Maricopa Point.

 

Grand Canyon Accommodations

It’s possible to experience some of the Grand Canyon in just one day, but you would be selling yourself and your family short by leaving early. Extend your trip to the Grand Canyon to further explore what the natural wonder, and surrounding areas, have to offer.

Finding a place to dine and sleep during any road trip can be overwhelming and stressful, especially if you have your family in tow.

Best Western Premier in Tusayan

The Best Western Premier, also known as the Grand Canyon Squire Inn, is located in the town of Tusayan, just outside the National Park entrance gates. The property is loaded with amenities ranging from a bowling alley and arcade for the kids, Grand Canyon pub for the adults, indoor pool, outdoor pool, fitness center and two restaurants.

Find Your Grand Canyon Adventure with Buck Wild Hummer Tours!

Buck Wild Hummer Tours offers the most inclusive and complete Grand Canyon Tours. From our former-military humvees to decades of experience giving customers the best adventure in the natural world, we guarantee an experience you will talk about for years to come.

Contact us today to book your next adventure at the Grand Canyon.