From the Cutting Room Floor: Grand Canyon

As we gear up for our next Insider's Guide, we take a trip down memory lane to the only national park you can see from space
June 11, 2016Words by Huckberry StaffPhotos by Kylie Fly

“The glories and the beauties of form, color, and sound unite in the Grand Canyon - forms unrivaled even by the mountains, colors that vie with sunsets, and sounds that span the diapason from tempest to tinkling raindrop."
John Wesley Powell

It's (un)officially summer, folks, which means that it's finally time to pack a backpack and head outside. Camping and backpacking season is in full swing, and this time, we're headed east – to the Great Smoky Mountains, in fact, the most-visited national park in the United States. But before we bask in the cool Appalachian fog, we're taking one more look back at our time in Grand Canyon National Park

A Poler tent fits two people or three incredibly close friends
A traditional breakfast of blue corn porridge and tea in Navajo Nation
Ever wondered what the top of Antelope Canyon looks like?
El Tovar Hotel – a European-inspired chalet built right on the canyon rim that’s played host to guys like Roosevelt, Einstein, McCartney, and Zane Grey over its 100+ years in operation
When in doubt, it's polarized Sunskis out
The most-photographed Tevas on the Colorado River
Ambassador Kylie Turley, right – wait, middle? Left? – and her triplet sisters
We'll never get enough of the view from Moran Point


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