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Tusayan is a small town located two miles from the South Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon National Park. It is most often used by travelers to the park for overnight lodging.


Get in[edit]

By road[edit]

Arizona Route 64 (AZ 64) (conjoined with US highway 180) passes through the center of town.

By plane[edit]

1 Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN IATA) is located in the town and is primarily utilized by companies who provide Grand Canyon air tours and private aircraft.

By shuttle[edit]

There is also a national park shuttle that serves the town from May through September.

Get around[edit]



  • 1 Grand Canyon IMAX Theater, 450 AZ-64, Grand Canyon Village, +1 928-638-2203. Visitors to the south rim can go to the National Geographic IMAX theatre to see half hour presentation of Grand Canyon, the Hidden Secrets. Showtimes are every hour on the half hour.






  • 2 The Grand Hotel, 149 AZ-64, Grand Canyon Village, toll-free: +1-888-634-7263. A relatively new hotel with the lobby done up in a kitschy Wild West theme. Rooms are nondescript but adequate. Indoor pool, free wi-fi in lobby. Popular, so book ahead.
  • 3 Holiday Inn Express, 226 AZ-64, Grand Canyon Village, toll-free: +1-888-473-2269. 164 guest rooms plus 30 one & two-bedroom mini-suites as well as a new indoor pool & spa.


Ten-X Campground
  • 6 Ten-X Campground, Hwy 64, +1 928-638-2443. Check-in: 2PM-10PM, check-out: 12PM. Open April-September. Located two miles south of Tusayan, this campground is operated by the forest service, with 70 single-unit campsites and two group sites. Facilities include water and pit toilets. All sites are first-come, first-served. $10/night.
  • 7 Grand Canyon Camper Village, 549 Camper Village Lane, +1 928-638-2887. Check-in: 12PM, check-out: 11AM.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Tusayan
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CameronGrand Canyon  N Arizona 64.svg S  WilliamsEnds at I-40.svg

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