Williams - Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce
"Williams, Arizona, Gateway to the Grand Canyon"®
Williams, Arizona...An extraordinary way to enjoy the Grand Canyon!
Williams is a quaint mountain town that has the personality of an authentic western village plus the convenience of clean modern accommodations, RV parks, bed & breakfasts, and nostalgic Route 66 properties.
Williams in the Travel Channel
Williams, Arizona made the list!!! Expect an eclectic mix of rich Route 66 history and the Wild West at Williams, Ariz. Williams is the perfect place for a pit stop to find a kitschy souvenir and let the kids get up close and personal with wildlife at the Bearizona drive-through wildlife park. Then, hop aboard the 100-year-old Grand Canyon Railway for a scenic, 65-mile ride to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Gateway to the Grand Canyon®
The Williams area hosts nearly a millon visitors each year in its hotels, campgrounds, RV Parks, and bed and breakfasts. Visiting one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is only an hour away by car or a leisurely two hour train ride aboard the Grand Canyon Railway.
It's been 25 years since the last dual of Steampower vs Manpower. Have you ever taken on the challenge of racing a 300 ton steam engine for 53 miles? Now is your chance. Man vs Machine will be a one day, one way road bike event that begins at the Grand Hotel in Tusayan, AZ near the edge of the Grand Canyon's south rim and will travel 53 miles south to historic Williams, Arizona. Experience the rush of going head to head against at 1923 300 ton steam engine! For more information go to www.grandcanyonracing.com