After lunch at Pine Country Restaurant - Williams - Arizona, it was a short drive to Grand Canyon National Park. Gourmet Pigs' and I had both been to Grand Canyon West Rim before so we debated whether we should visit the South Rim. Her friend highly recommended it, and well, we were already in the area...
We figured we'd check out the views, snap some photos, and continue making our way home. Luckily, we only had to circle the Grand Canyon Village area a few times before a spot serendipitously opened up.
The West Rim is more narrow than the South Rim. So while I thought it was quite nice, it wasn't as "grand." This view makes me feel like I'm truly seeing the "Grand" Canyon.
We made our way over to that building on the left of the photo below.
Took some more photos, of course.
The thing was, unless we had a lot of time to spare to hike, the view would have pretty much been the same.
So we snapped some more photos, but they all seemed to be the same since we could only get so many angles from a pretty small area.
Good enough. OK, not really good enough. The Grand Canyon deserves a longer stay, which we didn't have. This would have to do.
From there we drove straight back to SoCal. We stopped off for a late night dinner at Sam Woo Barbeque - Alhambra for their $3.95 after 10:30 p.m. menu.
Tired! And so concludes my jam-packed three days exploring the Southwest Four Corners region of the United States.
Posts in this series:
Sadie's of New Mexico - Albuquerque - New Mexico
Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum - Albuquerque - New Mexico
Shiprock - New Mexico
Ted's Taco - Mancos - Colorado
Balcony House - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
House of Many Windows - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Hemenway House - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Cliff Palace - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Spruce Tree Terrace Cafe - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Spruce Tree House - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Petroglyph Point Trail - Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado
Cortez Cultural Center - Cortez - Colorado
Main Street Brewery & Restaurant - Cortez - Colorado
Absolute Bakery & Cafe - Mancos - Colorado
Four Corners Monument - Shiprock - New Mexico
Pine Country Restaurant - Williams - Arizona
Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim) - Arizona
Grand Canyon National Park
P.O. Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
7-day vehicle pass, $25.
1 year ago today, Indo Kitchen - Alhambra.
2 years ago today, Albalu Polow (Persian Sour Cherry Rice).