Travel Information, Tours and Lodging
Driving Distance from Tusayan, AZ to Grand Canyon
- Tusayan, AZ to Grand Canyon South Entrance is 1.4 miles and a 2-minute drive.
- Tusayan, AZ to Grand Canyon Village is 6.5 miles and a 12-minute drive.
- Tusayan, AZ to Grand Canyon East Rim is 131 miles, a 2 hour 20-minute drive.
- Tusayan, AZ to Grand Canyon North Rim is 214 miles, a 5 hour 55-minute drive.
- Tusayan, AZ to Grand Canyon West Rim is 236 miles, a 3 hour 55-minute drive.
Grand Canyon Tours from Tusayan
Although the most popular attractions for travelers are at the Grand Canyon, Tusayan is surrounded by Kaibab National Forest and does offer other activities and tours. including a mountain bike trail right outside of town. The Grand Canyon Airport is just south of town, and anyone wanting to enjoy a scenic helicopter or plane flight will have several options. The Grand Canyon Imax is also located in town at the National Geographic Visitor Center, and is a great way to see places within the Canyon you didn't get to visit on your own. Keep reading to learn more about the Tusayan area, or check out our recommended tours and tickets below.
Jeep Tours are another popular tourist attraction based in Tusayan. Local Forest Service roads like FS 302, offers scenic drives to Grandview Point and passes the Arizona Trail, which makes for a peaceful hike through the forest, or a longer trek across Arizona. For the outdoorsman, there is one thing that may even top the Grand Canyon. This part of the Kaibab National Forest contains some of the largest trophy elk in the country, and hunter may wait many years before pulling a tag for a chance at a big bull elk.
Best Hotels in Tusayan near the Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon South Rim hotels inside the National Park can book up quickly and are generally a bit more expensive than lodging outside the park. Luckily there are great hotel options close by. Check out popular Tusayan hotels below, or go to our complete list of Tusayan Lodging.
Popular Tusayan AZ Restaurants
There are quite a few restaurants and bars in Tusayan with good food and even some live music from time to time. Check out the Map and Listings below for a restaurants list or head to our restaurants page for more information on all Tusayan and Grand Canyon Restaurants.