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Downtown Williams Historic Walk

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Address: 200 W Railroad Ave, Williams, AZ 86046-2556
Phone Number: 928 635 1418
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Very fun, beautiful little town

I loved this town! Plenty of lodging, lots of delicious restaurants (although they are all a little over priced they know how to get the tourists!). My husband and I saw a cowboy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I loved this town! Plenty of lodging, lots of delicious restaurants (although they are all a little over priced they know how to get the tourists!). My husband and I saw a cowboy show. There was also a lot of beautiful art stores.

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Had a great time in several shops, Bought several suverniers, Enjoyed the atmosphere and car show, ON ROUTE 66.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Great walk and plaques to tell you history of Williams and the Mother Road, Route 66!! Plenty of shops,bars, restaurants, curiosity abounds! Especially liked shop Addicted to Route 66 and the Canyon Club bar and restaurant. Don't forget to ask about the tunnels and mineshaft that ran under the downtown area. Sultana Theatre and Pine Canyon Restaurant were outstanding!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

A short walk from the Grand Canyon Railway is the quaint town of Williams, AZ along Route 66. Many businesses can be found on two streets. Highlights are the bordello, the first hotel with running water that attracted visitors to the Grand Canyon, old gas pumps, souvenir shops (a nice t-shirt and cap for $11.99), old train depot, motor lodges,... More 

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Williams is absolutely beautiful and if you are going to grand canyon you sold definitely stop by, I do recommend how ever to also drive along the route 66 for a while and also stop in some of the smaller towns.

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Markdale, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

It is fun to frolic from 50s diner to 50s store along this historic street along the classic Rte. 66. A pleasant surprise for a wee town nestled south of the Grand Canyon. Great place to cruise to for a day off from the road.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

My husband and I decided to drive Route 66 from Williams as far as we could to Vegas. It was nice to see this town busy and doing well with tourists. It was a real throw back to the age of the cruisers. The downtown area has been kept up to really honor the history and feel of that era.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is a pretty historic but tiny town. It still holds a lot of it's original charm and half the original businesses. En-route to the Grand Canyon, it makes sense to stay the night here and plan your trip to the Canyon, you'll be glad you did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We didn't know! Going to the Canyon and home from the Canyon we stopped for food, a walk and some local color. Diners, bars, stores, historical info, nice people....all in all a charming town. Do not drive through it. STOP and enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

This is a very cute little town that can take you back the good old days. We enjoyed our walk through this town. Williams has some great shopping and the prices are pretty good too. Many unusual shops that have a lot of unique things.

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