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Downtown Williams Historic Walk

Address: 200 West Railroad Ave, Williams, AZ 86046
Phone Number: 928 635 1418
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Ranked #7 of 18 Activities in Williams
Type: Historical & heritage tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Historical & heritage tours, Sightseeing Tours

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We found this town by accident, but so glad we did. It is a cool town where you feel like you have stepped back in time. There are quite a few interesting shops and if you are looking for Rt 66 memorabilia, this is the spot. We didn't eat in the town, but it does have a lot of old... More 

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Mayville, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

On your way to Grand Canyon this is a good place to stop, eat, and spend the night before/after your canyon trip. An original Rt 66 town, there are a lot of restaurants, shops, and lodging much better than Tusayan and more reasonable

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138 reviews 138 reviews
49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Fun, neat little town! Fun browsing and shopping. Lots of Route 66 signs and memorabilia. Lots of flower pots and planters on the streets. Cool restaurants and shops. Friendly folks. Gateway to Grand Canyon National Park. Once you are anywhere near town, almost everything is walkable. Fast food places (about four) are close to the I-40 exit as you start... More 

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Comstock Park, Michigan
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124 reviews 124 reviews
36 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We decided to use Williams as our home port while we visited the Grand Canyon and it did not disappoint us. Shop after shop of fun Route 66 history. And restaurant after restaurant of good food. Just walking the three to four blocks of Williams Route 66 can be a small day adventure. We stayed at a quaint older hotel... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

There is a lot of fun in Williams. It's kind of a mix of bona Fidel ranchers and funny tourist attractions. It's a great stop on the way to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. The quick draw display at 7 pm in Williams is a hoot. There is a Safeway, also a lot of cute shops and the... More 

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Lexington, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed overnight here after we visited the Grand Canyon.. This is such a cool town and place to visit. The shops are all geared towards Route 66 ,, the restaurants are great,, and it's really neat to see the older signs and the history of Route 66! Very cool to see and hear the stories of Route 66

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Columbus, OH
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We recently spent the night in Williams on our way to the Grand Canyon. It snowed while we walked through the historic town in the evening adding magic to the air. The shops and walkways were not crowded but people were very friendly. If you are questioning whether or not to visit this quaint community during the winter season, our... More 

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Kirksville, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Nat King Cole was so right when he sang, "...If you ever plan to motor west, travel my way, take the highway that's best. Get your kicks on route sixty-six..." Those words are still just as applicable today as it was back in the 50's! Take a step back in time walking through Williams, the last town bypassed by Interstate... More 

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Longview, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lots to see in Downtown Williams!!!! Go to the visitor center for maps of local attractions. You'll enjoy walking up & down Route 66 in Williams! Excellent food & beverages!!! Zip line fun!!! Nightly shootout. Carriage rides. Nice comfortable weather-COOL!!! (July is rainy season, but rain usually doesn't last long). One of my favorite places!!!!

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Leland, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was the last town on Historic 66 before I40 bypassed it. Old Rte 66 straddled the town and today it revels in its heritage. Between the old cars (sigh, memories) the old gas station (with 29 cent gas!!), the street gunfight (corny, but fun), and the shops, what more could you want? The stores had everything from the usual... More 

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