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Williams Depot

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Address: Williams, AZ
Phone Number: 18008438724
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This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand...

This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.

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The kids will love it!

What a great experience for the kids. No, it doesn't go fast, but it is a great time to relax and enjoy the scenery. The seats are comfortable, the Rocking of the car is peaceful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chilliwack, BC
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Chilliwack, BC
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great experience for the kids. No, it doesn't go fast, but it is a great time to relax and enjoy the scenery. The seats are comfortable, the Rocking of the car is peaceful and the clatter of the rails is mesmerizing. The entertainment is era appropriate for all ages.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Glorified gift shop Hoping to find historical museum trying to get funds together I hope they do need to display local history

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little preshow always make people laugh and put some nostalgia to the experience. Staff very helpful and friendly

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Thank Liezel V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very enjoyable train ride to the Grand Canyon. Our hostess Teri was very informative about the train and what to see or avoid during our visit to the Canyon while also keeping us entertained during the round trip ride.She even went out of her way to take photos and a video of all the different parties on the train. If... More 

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we parked behind the Visitors Centre the train depot is close by. For a train buff it was great to see the large steam engine parked close by. Many photos were taken

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San Pablo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the depot was very beautiful. ticket office personal were very friendly and helpful. pointed out times and things to do. also enjoyed the old steam trains on display around the depot area. really like when the whole depot staff came out to wave good-by to us as we left on the train to the grand canyon. the whole trip was... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train ride up to the Grand Canyon and coming from Phoenix and not getting out the car until Williams was a different feeling, It was cold, we had no clue the weather drop that quickly but it did, The train ride was nice with the speaker telling us about the story of Williams and the train and... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is remodeled Fred Harvey depot, which was interesting for us as we are fans of the Harvey properties. The ticket sellers are very helpful. There are lots of souvenirs to look through while waiting for the train. The staff from the depot were very friendly and gave us tips on what to do once we got to the Canyon.... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's worth a drive from Phoenix to hit the Williams Depot. You will be amazed at how old the trains are, yet big crews to work on them and even run on low cost propane or fossil fuels.

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great entertainment,food and lots of excitement! Train is fun and the people are friendly.Stores are supplied with just about everything you need!Lots of local stores and shops. Restaurants are plenty and don't forget the pie!

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