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Traveling in Winter is the Best Kept Secret in Planning a Trip to the Grand Canyon

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The first panoramic sight of the Grand Canyon can be a moving experience, but it can be challenging to take in the sights with the throngs of tourists all vying for the “perfect” view in the spring and summer months. The Grand Canyon in the winter is the secret season, where from November through February, this natural wonder is surprisingly lively at the canyon’s South Rim, which is open year-round (Grand Canyon’s North Rim closes to traffic in the winter). This year, travelers can check this trip to one of the “Natural Wonders of the World” off their bucket list without emptying the bank account, with many savings at Grand Canyon Lodges located at the South Rim.

Up to 30% Off at The South Rim’s El Tovar

November 26, 2017 – February 8, 2018, El Tovar, the crown jewel of Grand Canyon, can now be stayed in for never-before-seen prices up to 30% off. The El Tovar Bed & Breakfast Package includes:

  • Standard Accommodations located mere steps from the Rim.
  • Breakfast for two* in the El Tovar Dining Room (where past presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Bill Clinton, as well as Sir Paul McCartney, have dined) or enjoy breakfast from the comfort of your room.
  • Additional discounts of up to 20% in all Xanterra souvenir shops at the South Rim†

*Please visit here for additional details and limitations

Save Up To 20% for Stays at Kachina, Thunderbird, and Maswik Lodges

From November 12, 2017 through March 2, 2018, guests can book The Winter Escape Vacation Package, which includes:

  • Standard Accommodations at either Kachina Lodgeor Thunderbird Lodge, both located mere steps from the Rim.
  • Stays at Kachina Lodge and Thunderbird Lodge receive breakfast for two at the Harvey House Cafe, located inside the historic Bright Angel Lodge; Maswik guests receive breakfast coupons for Maswik Food Court.
  • Two Seats on any West Rim Guided Motorcoach sightseeing tour.
  • Additional discounts of up to 20% in all Xanterra souvenir shops at the South Rim.

*Please visit here for additional details and limitations

For more information, visit grandcanyonlodges.com or call 888-297-2757 to make reservations for winter travel.

For more information on taking Grand Canyon Railway to the South Rim, please visit http://www.thetrain.com.

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