Grand Canyon National Park's 100th Anniversary

In February 2019, the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, celebrated 100 years since it's designation as a national park.

A bucket list destination for many around the world, Grand Canyon National Park is located just a four-hour drive from Phoenix. This makes our city a perfect hub for exploring the park for a day, or a couple.


Scenes from the Grand Canyon


How to Get There


The most popular way to enter Grand Canyon National Park is at the South Rim, home to Grand Canyon Village which includes the park's visitor center. This entrance is an approximately four-hour drive from Phoenix.

Destinations along the way include:

  • The scenic town of Sedona, famous for the splendor of its red rock formations.

  • Montezuma Castle National Monument, one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America.

  • Flagstaff, a scenic mountain town where you will find forest views and family-friendly fun.



Learn more about Grand Canyon National Park and centennial celebrations at