First fuel stop, Fox Field, Lancaster, CA
Had lunch at the restaurant
Palmdale, where all the stealth aircraft are built.
Green in the desert.
Small aviation museum near Palmdale
Edwards Air Force Base
Victorville airport and airliner parking lot
2nd fuel stop, Bullhead City, AZ. Casinos of Laughlin, NV in background.
The Grand Canyon is over 300 miles long, and the park is at the eastern end. So approaching from the west, I flew alongside the canyon for over an hour before reaching the airport near the park.
The town of Tusayan; a few hotels; and the park visitor center. The airport is about where the road goes out of sight.
A Harley Davidson club from France.
Can see only very small bits of the Colorado river when viewing from the rim.
Bright Angel Canyon
Isolated "islands" of rock are called cathedrals.
A train arrives from Williams, AZ once per day.
The Grand Canyon Lodge