Tusayan, Arizona

Tusayan is a small town in Coconino County, Arizona. It is a very popular tourist resort, mostly because it is situated just 5 miles from the Grand Canyon National Park (south entrance). It serves as a major stop for hikers, bikers, and generally tourists who wish to visit the Grand Canyon National Park and looking for a place to rest. Except for the many craft, gift, and memorabilia shops, you should also visit the impressive Grand Canyon IMAX theater. There, you will have the opportunity to watch via the massive 7-story screen a presentation of the Grand Canyon exploration experience. If you enjoy horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking, then you should visit the Arizona Trail (Kaibab National Forest). Another great attraction is the National Geographic Visitor Center. There, you will have the chance to learn from the staff a lot of fascinating information about the wildlife and parks of the area. Due to its popularity, it is tough to find low-cost hotels in Tusayan. Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn is probably one of the most economical accommodation options that you can find in this area. It is located just 0.3 miles from the town center, there are plenty of choices to eat nearby, and has been renovated recently.