Friday Postcards from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim
While undertaking a monumental move it is only fitting that you visit a few monuments while you do it. And really, does it get much bigger than the Grand Canyon? So let’s get something clear right away. The Grand Canyon is big. Very big. Very very big. It’s as big as you think it is and then some.
During our cross country road trip to Maryland were only able to spend a few hours exploring the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, but it was worth it. We snapped a few photos, did a little hiking with the boys (i.e. walk to the rail and back), before we had to hit the road and get to Albuquerque to sleep for the night as we made our way to the east coast. It was time to make up for our week of wandering the national parks on the west coast. We would be hauling it for 3 days to get to Maryland in time for my husband Mike’s to start his new job.
We did not give the Grand Canyon the time it was due, but we considered our visit a scouting mission. Next time we will ride down the Colorado river. Oh how much I have in store for my boys when they are teenagers. They have NO idea. Meanwhile, we will have the memories of that first visit to keep us going as we unpack and start our new life outside of Washington, D.C.
Have you been to the Grand Canyon? How much time would you spend there?
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