Turns out, you don’t need a car to see America. Traveling coast-to-coast across the United States by train is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences. Amazingly, it’s also one of the world’s greatest travel bargains.
Carved out by the Colorado River, the canyon is 277 miles long, up to one mile deep and up to 15 miles wide. Millions of years of exposure has formed colorful layers of the Colorado Plateau in mesas and canyon walls.