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GyPSy Guide GPS driving tour for Grand Canyon National Park is an excellent way to enjoy a sightseeing trip to explore by driving yourself. There are 190+ audio points that play automatically, featuring what to see, stories, tips and advice. All the benefits of a guided tour, the freedom to drive yourself.

TOUR GUIDE AS YOU DRIVE AROUND GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK SOUTH RIM

If you like driving yourself when you go sightseeing, GyPSy Guide™ tour apps allow you to enjoy a guided tour experience while remaining totally independent. By driving yourself, you'll be able to get from place to place faster, see more things and not be tied to anyone else's schedule.

DON'T MISS OUT ON THE BEST SIGHTS AND STORIES

The tour apps use your device’s location abilities to play the commentary AUTOMATICALLY. All you have to do is drive, listen and decide which places you want to stop at. Our tour guides have created an insightful and entertaining tour for Grand Canyon National Park. We’ll recommend the best places to experience and some great locations that most visitors will drive by.

PLAYS AUTOMATICALLY

GyPSy Guide knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays commentary automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice.

EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL

It’s just like having a local friend to show you around. And that friend just happens to be a professional tour guide.

GREAT VALUE

The same information you would get on a bus tour or from a guide book, for just a fraction of the price. And you control the itinerary and schedule.

WORKS OFFLINE

No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while touring. Download over Wi-Fi before you tour. Anyone can use them with no need for roaming data – even visiting from another country.

DRIVING TOUR ROUTE

Start the tour from either Williams or Flagstaff, Arizona. Or if you are already in the Park, you can join anywhere along the route. If you are arriving from north, on Highway 89, you can join the tour at Cameron, Az.

The tour includes the most popular sightseeing locations and much more:

1) Grand Canyon Village
2) Mather and Yaki Point
3) Desert View Drive
4) Desert View Watchtower
5) Little Colorado River
6) Routes driving towards and away from the park

The tour is designed that if you are accessing the Park from Williams, Flagstaff or Cameron, you will hear stories and tips and advice about what to see and do as you drive towards the Park. The tour tells you about the best places to visit while inside the Park. As you leave, the commentary continues with lots of entertaining stories as you drive back to Williams and Flagstaff.


NOTES

Download the app on Wi-Fi from your network at home or use any free Wi-Fi network. Because the app is filled with audio commentary and maps, its larger than "normal" apps. It's important to download over a Wi-Fi network.

++ Continued use of GPS running in the background increases battery usage - we strongly recommend taking a cigarette style (DC outlet) car charger. This is much better than simply plugging into the USB port in a vehicle.

** iPad users - please note that WiFi-only iPads will not activate the commentary automatically. Any iPhone or network-capable iPad (WiFi + Cellular - whether you have a network connection or not) will work just fine.


ABOUT US

GyPSy Guide™ produce award winning audio tours along scenic drives around the world. Enjoyed by travelers who prefer to set their own pace and itinerary on vacation, but enjoy a fun, informative and educational guided experience. Our goal is to provide a great introduction to the region and perhaps inspire you to learn more and return. None of our apps include paid advertising or placements for benefit.

What's New

Version 2.1.5

* Updated tour content.
* Tour will now keep playing in the background even if you use other apps.
* Tour will also keep playing if you turn the screen off (not shut down of course!) and will help save battery if you do not have a cigarette lighter-style of car charger with you.
* You can play your own music in the background and the tour commentary will decease music volume to play audio commentary.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings
20 Ratings
hoverboarder ,

Extremely well done app with great content

Everything about this app went well beyond our expectations. We visited the Grand Canyon from Sedona via Williams today. The audio had our group of 3 adults and 2 children captivated and looking forward to each new clip. My 4 and 7 year old were engaged throughout the drive and asked to turn it back on on the drive back. The content was polished and interesting to all ages, and the narrator was perfect. Our kids didn’t ask for their iPads the entire trip and learned a ton of cool facts! We were so delighted to see the audio content matching up with our surroundings - it almost felt like we had a tour guide with us in our car. I was skeptical, but the app worked without a hiccup throughout our entire trip. The interface is very well done, simple, friendly, and intuitive. After the trip, everyone wanted to know what other tours were available, and we look forward to trying them when we get the chance!

Developer Response ,

Thanks hoverboarder. Always happy to hear we can capture the attention of kids. Hope to be touring with you in some of our new destinations soon too. #gypsyguide

Andzelg ,

Grand Canyon

Our family really enjoyed this guide. It was informative, taught us so much that we would have never have known. We had visited this area before without Gypsy guide and feel we missed so much . This gps guide was right on target so you never missed a turn or an opportunity to explore.
Great job!!!!

mtndaddy ,

Nice tour

Nice tour , actually told us to look out for Elk at one point and I’ll be if there wasn’t one outside our window, timing was spot on entire tour, voice was lively, corny jokes but non the less lively, map wasn’t the best in that I had to manually zoom or it would have been 5 stars

Information

Seller
GPS Tour Guide Inc
Size
215.8 MB
Category
Travel
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
© GPS Tour Guide Inc
Price
$5.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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