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America's National Parks: The Insider's Travel Guide

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

Rough Way: Grand Canyon's North Rim Campground
The Grand Canyon's North Rim area is wilder and more secluded than the South Rim, but reservations at its campground are still essential. 877-444-6777 or

Grand Canyon Field Institute
Grand Canyon Field Institute offers four- and five-day photography and archaeology classes, as well as naturalist-led hikes. The class fees go toward supporting education and research in the park. Multiday classes from $450; 866-471-4435 or

River rafting in the Grand Canyon, Arizona. Photo courtesy of iStock.

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