Kachina Lodge in Grand Canyon National Park
Imagine waking up to a sunrise over the majestic Grand Canyon, elk and mule deer grazing in the lawn, an endangered California condor glides by in the morning updrafts. Too good to be true? Not for those that stay in the Kachina Lodge, located on the south rim of the incredible Grand Canyon National Park. Arizona attracts 5 million people a year to come and visit one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Grand Canyon holds a place of honor along with such places as the Great Barrier Reef and Mount Everest. Plan for adventure and excitement as well as deep thought and quiet retrospect in the one of a kind grandest of all canyons.
Explore the many attractions that the Grand Canyon has to offer. The South Rim has breathtaking viewpoints. Investigate the Grand Canyon Village’s historic buildings and overwhelming vistas. This is also where the park’s most popular Bright Angel Trail begins. Inquire about the different rafting companies that offer a range of scenic river tours, from relaxing smooth water experiences to fast paced whitewater adventures. Check out the very popular mule rides that are offered year round, or find a secluded spot to star gaze. Learn amazing things at the ranger interpretive talks and informational museums. Other popular activities include hiking, biking, motorcoach tours, Aerial tours, and jeep tours. A free park shuttle is offered by the park service, providing an environmentally friendly way to get around the park. Check out a shuttle schedule, there are more times and routes offered during the summer.
Open year round the Kachina Lodge is a great place to start the day planning for the fantastic adventures that the Grand Canyon has to offer. When arriving at the south rim check into the Kachina Lodge rooms with the friendly staff of the El Tovar Hotel. The location on the south rim make reservations at Kachina Lodge well worth the stay. Built in the 1960′s with thick concrete walls, this contemporary lodge is decorated in the subtle colors of the canyon.
While there is no on-site dining available at Kachina Lodge, the El Tovar Hotel and Bright Angel Lodge both have excellent restaurants and are located just a short walking distance to either side of the Kachine Lodge. There are other options located further away as well, which cater to every need and appetite one could have.
There are 49 rooms to choose from at the Kachine Lodge. All rooms use evaporative coolers for temperature regulation. Room amenities include either 2 queen beds or a single king, a refrigerator, coffee, TV, Telephones, a safe, and a full bathroom. There are rooms available for those people with disabilities. Due to the fact that requests for canyon view rooms are high, these rooms are often booked up much more quickly. Sorry but pets and smoking are not allowed in any of the Kachina Lodge rooms. Parking is free but limited.
Adventure and quiet awe-inspiring moments abound in Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park. This marvelous place will always stay in the hearts and souls of those lucky enough to glimpse the wondrous chasm. Enjoy the affordability of the centrally located Kachina Lodge at the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Reserve the trip of a lifetime today by visiting: www.usparklodging.com/grandcanyon or call toll free 866.315.2980.