Go visit the Grand Canyon Skywalk

The chance to walk out over the Grand Canyon, however tough on the stomach, is not to be missed.

The Grand Canyon Skywalk juts out over the canyon in a way that defies gravity. Daniel Terdiman/CNET News.com
Walking on the Skywalk takes intestinal fortitude that some people clearly don't have. Daniel Terdiman/CNET News.com

GRAND CANYON WEST, Ariz.--If you've never walked on air, you should come visit this place.

This is the Grand Canyon Skywalk, a bridge of glass that juts out over the Grand Canyon and will make your stomach clench up.

Or worse.

But it is one of life's great experiences: to be in the air over this natural spectacle, and I highly recommend a trip out here.

I will be posting a full story and photo gallery of my visit here as part of my Road Trip around the Southwest, so please stay tuned for that. But in the meantime, hear me when I say that while there is something entirely wrong about being suspended in the air over this monumental natural achievement, there is also something that is absolutely right about it.

It's a haul from Las Vegas, and it requires a car with some clearance, as there are 14 miles of bad roads. But that will improve over time.

So go. The Hualapai tribe that owns the land and runs the Skywalk needs your business. And you will never forget it.


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