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Williams Depot

Williams, AZ
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Williams
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Museums, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/train
Owner description: This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.
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Type: Historic Sites, Museums, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/train
Owner description: This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.

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Bonner Springs
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

There was a wide variety of gifts available in all price ranges. This is a nice place to spend time while waiting to board the train to the Grand Canyon.

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Snowflake, Arizona
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163 reviews 163 reviews
34 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great gift shop and history about the area. Be sure to stop in and see the Depot when in Williams, AZ and take the train ride if you have the time.

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New Franken
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had our tickets waiting for us and the attendant spent extra time giving us suggestions on how to fully enjoy our trip and adventure.

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Tucson, AZ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

very interesting to see this bldg. and how it has survived over all these years . there is much history from the town around this depot...

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Amarillo, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is the information center for visitors in Williams. It represents the history of the area and aids in understanding the people who have settled there. Since Williams was and is a railroad town, this building is the perfect place to illustrate that. A nice stop. Clean restrooms.

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Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This depot is very cute and has a nice gift shop. The one thing you need to know though, is there is no water sold there. Only water bottles that you can refill at the Grand Canyon. Good for recycling, but I was planning on buying water. Got my water bottle though!

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Normanton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We ate here because it was convenient as we waited for the train we are not big fans of the buffet that other travellers seem to like but it tasted real good and the coffee was good

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Kill devil hills
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Conveniently placed near the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, with handicap access. Gift shop has adequate choices for yourself or souveniers.

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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The restaurant is over-priced for the average quality. Avoid times when the train is departing or arriving. Gift store is also somewhat over-priced, as expected for a tourist venue. The train ride to the Grand Canyon, especially behind a steam locomotive, is great, if a little pricey, but worth the cost

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our second time riding the train. First time was17 years ago with kids. Now just my husband and I. The train ride was great! Stacy and Michala were wonderful. They were entertaining and very courteous. Now the bus tour was another story. The guide was exceptional but we were crammed into the buses like sardines. The lunch which... More 

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