Thank you for continuing our series, The Grand Canyon Spring and Summer Trip Planning Guide. In the past few weeks, we have covered a lot of the basics. You have learned basic details about the national park, how to access the park, the entrance fees, the days in 2016 when you are able to enjoy free entrance to the Grand Canyon, and the commonly experienced weather conditions in the spring and summer months.


This week, we will start outlining the activities that may be pursued on your visit to the national park during the spring and summer months. If you want to enjoy the weather, the scenery, and all that the natural world has to offer in and around the Grand Canyon, continue reading to learn how!

Helicopter Tours

One of the best ways to explore the Grand Canyon and observe all that it has to offer is by air. There are a multitude of Grand Canyon helicopter tours that you may choose from when electing to view the national park by air.

Our Most Popular Helicopter Tours

The Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour

helicopter tour of the grand canyon in winterThis amazing tour starts with a takeoff from a Las Vegas airport. You will start by enjoying a 45 minute ride across the majestic terrain. Once you arrive to the national park, you will land deep within the region for a picnic – complete with champagne. On the flight back, you will get to fly over the neon Vegas Strip. The tour lasts a half day, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Las Vegas upon your return!

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The Grand Canyon West Rim Luxury Helicopter Tour

grand canyon skywalkIf you would like to observe the Grand Canyon from the comfort of a luxury helicopter, you will love to take part in the Grand Canyon West Rim Luxury Helicopter Tour! Not only will you get to observe awesome aerial views of the Grand Canyon, but, you will also get to see the Hoover Dam, the Black Canyon, and the popular Lake Mead – all the while being provided with extremely informative commentary.

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There are many exciting Grand Canyon helicopter tours that you may embark on to view the magic and majesty of this spectacular natural wonder. These tours are considered to be appropriate for all ages and are quite affordable. It is not enough to simply observe the colors, hues, and geological formations of the national park on ground level. In order to truly appreciate its magnificence and beauty, you should view it from the sky, too!

If you are looking to embark on an adventure that will ignite your imagination and create memories with your loved ones, the Grand Canyon is the perfect place!

Read the Entire Series

Part 1   The Basics
Part 2   Access to the Park
Part 3   Spring and Summer Weather
Part 4   Helicopter Tours
Part 5   Activities
Part 6   VIP Tours
Part 7   Boats and Rafting
Part 8   More Tours
Part 9   Backcountry Camping and Hiking
Part 10   Grand Canyon Hiking
Part 11   Skywalk and Surrounding Activities
Part 12   Overview

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