Gateway to the South Rim
Tusayan is your welcoming community nestled in the Kaibab Forest just a mile from the main entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park.
Comfortable motels, a campground, restaurants, the world famous IMAX Theater, and the official Arizona State Visitor Information Center make Tusayan a perfect home base for enjoying the South Rim. There are over 30 miles of rim drive inside the park that you can explore by car or on the free shuttle buses operated by the National Park Service. Return to your home base in Tusayan after a memorable day of exploration to relax, dine, and share the day’s experiences with friends and family. Tusayan is the smallest incorporated town in the state of Arizona and everyone who lives here is committed to providing friendly professional service to our visitors from around the world.
Tusayan Route Shuttle Bus. Park and ride; we'll be your guide
Free Shuttle to tour the Park The National Park Service provides complimentary shuttle service that runs every 20 minutes from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm. Get on board at various stops in Tusayan from now throughout September 30, 2019. The buses have bike racks and a National Park Entrance Pass is required. Passes may be purchased at convient locations in Tusayan, Grand Canyon Chamber & Visitor Bureau, IMAX, Grand Canyon Plaza Hotel, and Red Feather Lodge. Click Here for additional information including a map of the park shuttle routes.
Tusayan - Official Arizona State Visitor Information Center
The Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitor’s Bureau is the official Arizona State Information Center for the Grand Canyon. We are located across the street from the National Geographic IMAX Theater. The Visitor’s center is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. For park entry passes, dining, tours, maps and more visit the Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitor’s Bureau. (928) 638-2901
Tusayan - Arizona’s Green Community
Tusayan is proud to be an Arizona Dark Sky Community as well as an Arizona Green Community. Tusayan has been a leader in environmental concerns for decades. Tusayan has one of the most stringent water conservation policies in America. The community had the foresight in the 1980’s to develop a wastewater treatment facility to produce reclaimed water for landscape irrigation and for use in toilets in every hotel and restaurant in the community. It is part of their commitment to make the visitor experience to the South Rim positive in every way.