Family and Kids in Grand Canyon National Park

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Grand Canyon National Park? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Grand Canyon National Park, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Grand Canyon National Park.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Grand Canyon National Park for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Grand Canyon

    Family and Kids

    The Grand Canyon in Arizona is almost half the age of the Earth. The oldest natural formation on this planet. It stretches about 277 miles end to end and Colorado river snakes its way through the canyon. The entrance to the canyon is from the South Rim but and there are many vantage points throughout. But even from the best of vantage points you can never see the whole of canyon. One of the few...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Grand Canyon South Rim

    Family and Kids

    The South Rim is located near Williams, Arizona via route 64 from Interstate 40. It’s the most preferred entrance into the Grand Canyon. It is also the most developed area near the canyon since it offers a variety of mode of transports by road, by bus and other shuttles. It also makes it one of the most crowded entry points into the canyon. The view that the south rim offers is simple spl...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Grand Canyon North Rim

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    The entrance at the North rim is comparatively less crowded than that of the south making it more aloof but at the same time more serene. The north rim is located near the Utah border, 30 miles south of Jacob lake on highway 67. There are some beautiful points in the north rim such as Point Imperial, Cape Royal, Roosevelt Point, Walhalla Overlook and many more that offer a splendid view of the ...Read more
  4. Amazing Grand Canyon National Park attraction for kids
    Mather Point

    Family and Kids

    Mather Point remains as the prime spot in the canyon from where most new comers gaze the grand view. You start your way from the South rim and reach the point. The viewing area is quite extensive - the point has two narrow, railed overlooks built on projecting rocks, various other view points along the rim in both directions, and to the west, the Rim Trail offers more vistas all the way to the ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

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    The Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters are a professional Helicopter services that offer trips over the Grand Canyon and even the Vegas strip. The trips are arranged by professionals and have the latest of safety gears designed to give you a thrilling and a grand experience of the Grand Canyon. You can choose from a variety of aerial, landing tours and more. Offering helicopter, airplane, bus co...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Grand Canyon National Park
    Hopi Point

    Family and Kids

    Hopi Point comes as the fourth stop on the red route and is one of the few spots from where the whole canyon comes into perspective. It stands at about 6,800ft tall and right opposite to it lies a very old temple. Hopi Point has a fenced viewing area next to the road, and a vista over the canyon centred on Dana Butte, a flat mesa 2,000 feet below the overlook. It is accessible by shuttle in sum...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Grand Canyon Village

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    Located about 2 miles away from the visitor’s center the Grand Canyon Historic Village is a wonderful place to visit. The entire village was planned by the National Park Service making it one of NPS’s largest planning examples. The village contains many lodges to stay, free shuttle bus stands and many buildings that are of historic significance like Santa Fe Railway station, El Tova...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Grandview Point

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    Grandview Point is the southernmost point in the South Rim route and also making it the furthermost point away from Colorado River. The cliffs at the rim are generally less steep than at other, closer overlooks, allowing a relatively easy trail to descend into the canyon. Before the construction of a lodge named El Tovar which is now the haven for tired tourists, Grandview was one of the first ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Havasupai Falls

    Family and Kids

    Located about 2.4 kms away from Supai the Havasupai waterfalls is one of the most scenic waterfalls in the canyon. It is well known as it adorns the calendar covers of most nature calendars. The height is about 90 feet and the water sometimes breaks into two chutes. The striking characteristics about the falls is its refreshing cyan color due to the high presence of calcium carbonate. The falls...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Yaki Point

    Family and Kids

    Yaki Point is the eastern most stop on the Kaibab trail in the Soth Rim. Due to increase in traffic entry to all private vehicles has been stopped. The access to Yaki Point is now either on foot or by shuttle bus. Unlike many other points Yaki point is known for its beautiful vista of sunrise. The layered rocks and the layered sky during dawn make for a great view.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Historic Navajo Bridge

    Family and Kids

    Stretching more than 750 feet in length, the Navajo bridge rises 470 feet above the Colorado River. The bridge can be reached via the North Rim of the canyon and help the visitors reach the Arizona strip. It is for pedestrian as well as vehicles. Prior to its construction the ferry offered services but was unreliable due to regular floods in the area. Hence the first bridge was constructed in 1...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Navajo Point

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    At 7,500 ft Navajo Point is the tallest point on the South Rim and is ripe with a wonderful view of the canyon. Located just half a mile west from Desert View point you can see a great view of the Watchtower, Tanner trail and as far as till Shiva temple. Because of its height it’s much less crowded than Desert View and Lipan point it’s one of the best place to enjoy both sunrise and...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Toroweap Point

    Family and Kids

    Toroweap or Tuweep is probably one of the most scenic points in the canyon, a place which looks drawn straight out of a painting. The overlook falls on the North Rim route of the canyon is about 3000 ft high. It stands exactly above the Colorado River and can be accessed by a dirt road. There is parking available nearby. Being an open spot it is not frequently visited making it quite aloof and ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Maricopa Point

    Family and Kids

    The Maricopa Point gives a superb 180 degree panoramic view of the canyon with no obstructions. You can see as far as the Tonto Trail, Horne creek, Dana Butte and even some parts of Garden creek. It’s located just about 2 and half miles from South Rim entrance. Just west of Maricopa Point are the remains of Orphan Mine, which was richest source of uranium for the whole of U.S from 1956 to...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Point Imperial Drive

    Family and Kids

    The 11 mile scenic route on the North rim route Point Imperial drive is full of wonders. On the way, Point Imperial offers a beautiful panoramic view of the northern plateaus and even beyond. On the east the view stretches as far upto the Grand Staircase Escalante. There are benches and bathrooms which makes the place even more relaxing.