Desert View Drive provides access to the eastern portion of the national park, which also has its share of stunning viewpoints
. After passing Navajo Point
, the drive leads directly to the Desert View Area. Here, a 70-foot watchtower stands guard over the eastern portion
of the canyon. Inside, the tower
is decorated with Hopi symbols.
On the way back to the village, be sure you take some time to explore Tusayan Ruin
, an abandoned dwelling of the ancestral Puebloans. An adjacent museum exhibits artifacts that provide a glimpse into what life on the rim was like centuries ago.
With its astonishing size, rugged beauty and fascinating geology, the Grand Canyon is truly one of the wonders of the natural world. Until you can walk along the south rim for yourself, enjoy the canyon with this desktop getaway