Williams, Arizona provides one of the shortest routes to the Grand Canyon. If you’re looking for proximity without giving up some of the perks of modern living, Williams might suit. Only 60sih miles to the Grand Canyon, day trips are easily possible whether you take a tour or your own car. The most common tour groups working from Williams are rafting and hiking tours large enough to want a home office in a centralized tourist location and of course, the Grand Canyon Railway. Williams is a small town with big town accommodations. Its quaint and historic feel can add to your overall experience without requiring you to pull out the tent or give up a glass of wine at dinner. RV parks and campgrounds are abundant accommodating over a million guests a year.
Tours from Williams are plentiful. Hiking, rafting and the infamous train tour can all be found here. Piggy backing these tours to add-ons is easy and if you’ve had enough of the Grand Canyon after a few days, head out to Flagstaff, Phoenix or Las Vegas for a change of pace.
Tour Companies with trips from Williams, AZ
Angels Gate Tours
Provides informative hiking and backpacking tours guided by expert naturalists and are appropriate for any age and mobility level.
Great West Adventure Company
Offers a variety of tours to the Grand Canyon from Arizona locations inclusive of some unique sights and features. Check out the Historic Railway Tour for a real Old-West experience!
Grand Canyon Railway
An old style train tour to and from the Grand Canyon offering live entertainment along the way.