Travel Guide to Planet Earth

Mt Everest, Grand Canyon, Pacific Ocean

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long. The Grand Canyon averages over 10 miles across. Almost the whole Grand Canyon is a National Park but not all of it.
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Opportunities: You can volunteer to work there. You can take private tours of the river and the whole Grand Canyon


Challenges:The Grand Canyon tours may be full. It may be a long drive. Its very hot there

Travel Tips

You can go to the Grand Canyon anytime of the year

Packing List

Packing List:
Personal Clothing (Year Round):
Hiking boots – well broken in!! Mid-weight boots with ankle support are best.
Sport sandals – consider Keen®, Teva® or Chaco® brands. These are for camp comfort as well as walking/hiking through water.

Spring/Fall/Winter (Mid October to April):

Warm hat & gloves
Lightweight down jacket or additional fleece

warmth and comfort.

  • Personal Items:
Toothbrush and toothpaste (travel size)
A small packet of tissues
  • Additional Items:
Camera – extra batteries
Lip balm

Suggestions for Other Places

Cotahuasi Canyon, Tara River Canyon