Williams, Arizona is a destination known for things to do for visitors of all ages. From cruising Route 66, planning a visit to the Grand Canyon, riding the rails, getting up close to the wildlife at a drive-thru wildlife park, hitting the trail with some outdoor recreation, or shopping for that perfect souvenir- Williams, Arizona is the place to do it.
The Grand Canyon Railway is a perfect way to sit back and enjoy the ride to the Grand Canyon if you are traveling alone, with your partner or in a group. With entertainment on board, the spectacular view of the Canyon when you arrive, and the chance to reflect on it all on the ride back- it’s an attraction you don’t want to miss. Rumor has it you need to be on the lookout for cowboys on horseback as you return to Williams, they just might climb aboard and try to rob the train!
Bearizona Drive Thru Wildlife Park is an experience you will not soon forget. Get up close and personal with many different animals in their natural environment and you’ll know why the bears have become an Arizona favorite. From bison, wolves, deer, elk, river otters, and more, you’ll find creatures great and small to enjoy viewing. Ride in the comfort of your own vehicle as you take your time viewing these majestic creatures in their native environments.
Canyon Coaster Adventure Park is the newest must do attractions on Route 66 in Williams. The year-round park brings Arizona’s first and only mountain coaster on a stainless steel tube track. Snow play can be enjoyed in the winter with a wonderful family style restaurant, and plenty of space to warm up and enjoy the views. Right on Route 66, you’re sure to enjoy neon views as you speed by and soak it all in.
Everything you could want for lodging options are in Williams – Bed & Breakfasts, themed Hotels & Motels, RV Parks and Campgrounds. Wherever you choose to stay, it will be conveniently located to the area attractions of Williams and the Grand Canyon.
Route 66 conjures up thoughts of rich history, soda fountains, neon lights, classic cars, and fun! Only in Williams will you find a stretch of Route 66 with shopping, dining, lodging, and cowboy action- fun for the whole family.
Explore the Experience Williams website and find 66 things to do on Route 66, plan your trip, and make plans to visit the Gateway to the Grand Canyon®!