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Williams Depot

Williams, AZ
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Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in Williams
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Activities: Group tours/train
Description: This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.
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San Bernardino, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a great Depot stop to start your vacation to the Grand Canyon. There is nice restaurant an a old west show to entertain your family before you get on the train. The hotel has a massive fireplace to sit by to enjoy .

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Atwater, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The train depot was filled with great products & souvenirs. The staff was friendly and very helpful.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Easy to get to, staff very helpful, no pressure to buy anything. Visit was part of a package deal and recommend a visit to the city and take advantage of what Williams and the Grand Canyon Railway have to offer.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My three friends and I decided to try a "AAA" pkg deal with 2 night at the Williams Hotel with meals and a ticket to the rim (even $20 voucher to gift shop inc!). So much fun!!! The train robbery was exciting , then when we arrived at the Grand canyon village we took a bus tour (also included) to... More

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Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
19 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Train Station is nice and usually guarded by a tall US Marshall. Some Cowboys nearby getting rowdy but the US Marshall steps in and takes charge. The Williams Depot is nice place to hang out while waiting for the train and or seeing the Cowboys come by or maybe pick up a souvenir or two.

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Ontario
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Enjoyed our package deal to Williams, Az. 1 night hotel, dinner, polar express tickets and breakfast. The grandkids love the Polar Express. This is our 3rd year and not disappointed with the deal. We had great people working on our train compartment. Buddy, the Elf, really was excited and got the kids really into the singing and seeing Santa. The... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

This is the second time we booked the train and hotel for the Polar Express Experience. Just like the movie you leave your hotel at night wearing pajamas and walk across the parking lot to the Williams Depot Train Station. Here you depart on a 90 minute journey to the North Pole. Everything is authentic just like the movie. From... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Right across from the Grand Canyon Hotel. So very convenient! It has a nice gift shop and the Wild West Show before boarding the train is a must see for kids of all ages!

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Forest Hills, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is where you get the train to the Grand Canyon. We stayed in the company's hotel. It was a decent stay. The included meals were in the dining room and very crowded and noisy. I would probably investigate other options before I stayed here again. The train ride is great, though.

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Seminole, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Williams AZ is a quaint mountain town on historic route 66, 62 miles from the Grand Canyon. For those who want a no hassle trip to the canyon, a trip on the Canyon railroad is the way to go. There are many options you can choose from basic ride to having a special meal on board and arranging for bus... More

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