When the Grand Canyon calls to your adventurous spirit, one may not necessarily associate it with a love for coffee. Yet, if you're like me, any expedition needs a companion of a good brew. Here, let me introduce you to the best coffee shops around this natural wonder, where the quality of the beans rivals the majesty of the canyon.
10 S Entrance Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023
Situated right on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, the Mather Point Café, part of the Bright Angel Bicycles, offers not just quality brews, but also an unrivaled view. They proudly serve locally roasted beans from Matador Coffee Roasting Co. The combination of organic, Fair Trade coffee with the awe-inspiring vista of the Grand Canyon makes for a surreal experience. If you're feeling peckish after a day of exploration, they also offer delicious light fare that's perfect for a quick recharge.
137 W Railroad Ave, Williams, AZ 86046
Another gem in Tusayan, the Grand Canyon Coffee and Café, is a must-visit spot for early risers gearing up for a day in the park. Their breakfast menu is as robust as their coffee offerings, serving up hearty dishes that will power any adventurer. The café prides itself on serving organic, Fair Trade coffee that's as delicious as it is ethically sourced. With its relaxed, homely ambiance, it's a charming stop to begin your day on a high note.
Whether you're a seasoned explorer of the Grand Canyon or planning your first awe-inspiring visit, these coffee shops provide the perfect pit stop for that much-needed caffeine fix. After all, what could be better than savoring a delicious coffee while immersing yourself in the Grand Canyon's breathtaking beauty? So next time you lace up your hiking boots, make sure to plan a coffee break or two at these unique, picturesque spots.