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Escape the crowds at Grand Canyon's quiet side | Prime Living



Last updated 9/20/2021 at 11:11am

Photo courtesy of Debbie Stone

There are spectacular views at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, and far fewer crowds to get in your way as you marvel at the wonders.

If you're a first-time visitor to the Grand Canyon, you'll most likely go to the South Rim. With its iconic images, large viewing areas and plenty of services, this is the more popular side of the canyon.

But if you've already been there, done that, and want more of this awe-inspiring natural wonder, take the road less traveled and head to the North Rim. Here you'll enjoy a quieter, less commercialized and more laid-back experience. 

To put things in perspective regarding distances, the North Rim is 207 miles from Flagstaff, Ariz. and 275 miles from Las Vegas. Though it's only 10 miles as...

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