When writing our blog it’s often difficult to include all of the information that we would like. Williams is one of those towns that has a lot going for it and far more than we can do justice to in a short blog post. The town attracts tourist traffic partly because of it’s nearness to the Grand Canyon and partly because of renewed interest in all things Route 66. If you plan to visit Arizona and the Grand Canyon, Williams makes an excellent starting point for your trip. Here are a few of the things to see and do in Williams and definitely not an exhaustive list.

Route 66 Neon Williams Arizona
Cruisers Cafe 66

Restaurants:

Cruisers, classic foods and brews, 233 Route 66 in Williams.  www.cruisers66.com

Twisters, 50’s soda fountain and Route 66 Cafe, 417 E. Route 66 in Williams. www.route66place.com

Grand Canyon Brewery in Downtown Williams right behind Cruisers. www.grandcanyonbrewery.com 

Pine Country Restaurant, 107 N Grand Canyon Blvd. World famous pies! www.pinecountryrestaurant.com 

Francisco’s Mexican Food, 401 West Route 66 in Williams. Mexican food fresh every day Phone 928-635-3030

Rod’s Steak House On Route 66 since 1946, Open for lunch and dinner Phone 928-635-2671, 301 E Route 66

Jessica’s Family Restaurant, Greek, Italian and American Cuisine. Phone 928-635-4590.

Anna’s Grand Canyon Coffee & Cafe 137 W Railroad  in Williams 928-635-4907

 

Attractions:

Grand Canyon Route 66 Williams Arizona
Visitors at the Grand Canyon

Maverick, Grand Canyon helicopter rides phone, 800-962-3869. www.flymaverick.com

Grand Canyon West, home of the Skywalk, river rafting, helicopter rides and more, www.grandcanyonwest.com

Planes of Fame Air Museum Phone 928-635-1000, www.planesoffame.org

Route 66 Zipline Phone 928-635-5358, www.ziplineroute66.com

Grand Canyon Deer Farm I-40 exit 171 East of Williams. Deer, porcupines, Bison, donkeys and more www.deerfarm.com

Williams Aquatic Center 1234 Railroad Ave. Phone 928-635-3005.

Ride the Rails on a steam train to the South Rim Phone 1-800-THE-TRAIN or www.thetrain.com

White Bison Route 66 Williams Arizona Bearizona
White Bison at Bearizona

Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Adventure.928-635-2289, www.bearizona.com

Colorado River Whitewater Rafting. An unforgettable Grand Canyon Adventure! www.gcroa.org

 

Lodging/Camping:

Best Western Plus Inn of Williams, 2600 West Route 66 in Williams,  www.bestwesternwilliams.com

Days Inn, Free deluxe Continental Breakfast, 2488 West Route 66 in Williams, www.DaysInn.com

The Red Garter Inn Bed and Breakfast, 137 West Railroad Ave, Williams www.redgarter.com

The Flintstones Bedrock City Theme Park, Gift shop, diner and camping. 25 miles south of Grand Canyon on

hwy 180 Phone 928-635-2600.

Kaibab Lake Campground, www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/kaibab/recarea/?recid=11659

 

Rentals and Misc:

Rent a Vette? You Bet! I–40 Auto Rentals, 441 E Route 66 Williams phone 928-635-9199, www.I40Fleet.com

Mountain Ranch Stables, horseback riding in the Kaibab National Forest Phone 928-635-2693 www.mountainranchstables.com

Western Outfitters and De Berge Saddlery 316 West Route 66 in Williams Phone 928-635-4013.

Elephant Rocks Golf Course, Championship golf in the cool pines. Phone 928-635-4935, www.elephant-rocks.com

Native America, Native American owned and operated gift shop 117 East Route 66 in Williams 928-635-4600

 

Not enough? Check these out:

For more listings and up to date calendar information check out www.grandcanyontourguide.com

Williams chamber of Commerce visitor’s center in the old train depot. Phone928-635-1418 www.experiencewilliams.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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