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Williams Depot

Williams, AZ
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Williams
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Honesdale, pa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Gift shop is like any other. However, the buffet features deep fried French toast....the stuff is like crack. Have one piece and you will definitely be going back for more. Great way to start the journey by train to the Canyon.

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Harahan, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Outstanding trip. Should have made the 3 day stay instead of 2. Hotel staff was great, train ride a lot of fun and the grand canyon was unbelievable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I loved Williams Arizona we stayed for 3 nights at the Williams Depot and would definitely go back the train the wild west show the whole experience was a lot of fun.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Opened early for the breakfast crowd. It has a large selection of regional items. Friendly staff. The nostalgia of the train station only added to the expereince.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

save the headache of driving to the Grand Canyon. The people are nice and so accommodating and answering every single question you have. you got to show your kids that this what is was like to travel in grandpa and grandma days. I hope this will be there for all to enjoy in the future. I heard there is a... More

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Blackfalds, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Though it still functions as a train depot for the train to Grand Canyon Village. It is a sovereign shop and touristy type of attraction. It is fun and a good place to wait for the train.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you ever go to Williams you have to go on the train just to say you rode across the arazona desert. The train also has a mock hold up with cowboys which is very enjoyable.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
40 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Lovely little town and lovely shops and restaurants. I loved the little cowboy being shot show as the cowboys integrated with the audience and it was funny and entertaining and although loud it was really well done. Did not use the train on this occasion but its worth another visit....really different and unique. Loads of outside seats to sit on... More

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Glendale, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've taken the train on 2 separate occasions in the past but this trip was just so our son who loves all things trains could see the sights. We got there early so we could catch the wild west show. The show was cute but the cabot actors really went above and beyond before the show even started. One of... More

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Seats inside and outside to wait for the train, Helpful people at the ticket booth and gift shop. Very friendly. It was still very cold in May so I bought a nice wool hat to wear fo a reasonable price. Iwas impressed with the whole place. I had never ridden on a train before.

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