Tusayan Arizona: AZ Lodging, Hotels, Vacations

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With a year round population of just over 500, Tusayan, Arizona's economy is based on the tourists attracted to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park. Located just five miles south of the south entrance to the Park, Tusayan is the base camp for many of millions of visitors traveling to the Grand Canyon each year.

The village of Tusayan, Arizona offers numerous lodging accommodations, campgrounds, and places to eat. Hikers, bikers and tourists traveling to the Grand Canyon often elect to stay in Tusayan. Among the various stores, featuring Grand Canyon memorabilia and the many gift and craft shops is the Grand Canyon IMAX Theater.

The Grand Canyon IMAX Theater is a seven-story, giant screen presentations of the Grand Canyon offering guests a chance to experience virtual climbing and rafting through the canyons. Nature lovers can enjoy a trip to the National Geographic Visitor Center. The Center operates as a natural and cultural resource, providing information on the parks and wildlife in the area.

Various tour companies offer sightseeing flights by helicopter and airplane from the Grand Canyon Airport. Mountain bikers and horseback riders alike can access the Arizona Trail in the Tusayan Unit of Kaibab National Forest.

Check out the community of Tusayan while visiting the South Rim of the Grand Canyon!