Most of us have been to the iconic Grand Canyon, the most famous symbol of the American southwest.
We've stood on the South Rim and gazed into the chasm, mesmerized by its sheer vastness, unable to fully comprehend the massive scale. We've also seen the bustling crowds and busloads of tourists that make this one of America's most visited national parks. Some of us have even made the long trek down to the Colorado River, and the grueling climb back to the top (do NOT attempt this in a single day, especially during the heat of summer). Others have been lucky enough to experience one of the world's signature whitewater rafting excursions.
What many of us haven't experienced is the other side of the canyon. While the North Rim is only about 10 miles away as the crow flies, being there almost feels like being a world away from the South Rim.
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