The North Rim of the Grand Canyon is less crowded than the larger visitor areas of the South Rim, but it offers just as amazing views of this incredible natural wonder. Hiking trails, however, are steeper and more strenuous. Take advantage of these top hotels when you require a much-needed rest from exploring the area in the hot Arizona sun.
Lake Powell Resort
Boat tours and an outdoor pool are only two of the features that attract guests to this resort. There is dining at the resort as well as dinner cruises in the evenings. Rooms include a refrigerator and coffee maker. Larger rooms have a kitchen with a stove and small table. Cable is in each room along with free Internet. You can exercise in the fitness room or take a powerboat to explore the canyons.
The view from any room of the Best Western is spectacular. The hotel is nestled in a valley that is surrounded by beautiful mountains. It has a rustic charm blended with the modern amenities that you would expect in a hotel. The restaurant offers three meals a day, and there is a gift shop where you can do a little souvenir shopping. There is a heated outdoor pool and hot tub or you to relax in after a long day on the golf course or hiking along the North Rim trails.
Zion Mountain Ranch
This is a beautiful ranch that has rooms with lovely interiors. One of the features is a buffalo preserve that is on the premises. Sitting rooms and fireplaces are only two of the things in each room. You will find that the rooms have wooden walls and floors. Activities on the ranch include horseback riding and hiking. Coffee makers and a small refrigerator are in each room.
If you are looking for a smaller hotel that offers the peace and quiet that you need while on vacation, then consider the Hurricane Inn. It has an outdoor pool and hot tub as well as free Internet. A free breakfast is offered each morning with hot and cold items. You will receive newspaper each morning as you enjoy a hot cup of coffee. This is the ideal location if you are looking for something that is budget friendly.
One of the features of this hotel is the sitting area outside that has a grill. There are several tables with chairs set up in the area so that you can prepare a meal outdoors and enjoy eating outside in the glistening sun. The outdoor pool is filled with crystal blue water, and there is a hot tub located near the pool area. A continental breakfast is served each morning. Free coffee is served in the lobby. There is a Laundromat on the premises.