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Grand Canyon Railway, Williams

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Tour · Scenic Railroad
Take a 105 km (65 mi) journey to and from the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park on one of the six carriage cars of Grand Canyon Railway, which originated in 1901. Witness the terrain change and magnificent views as you approach one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Try to spot wildlife, such as elk, skunks, mountain lions, bald eagles, and pronghorn. The train staff provides information about the railway and gives guests a taste of the Wild West with a reenacted cowboy shoot-out, train robbery, and live music entertainment. Put Grand Canyon Railway at the forefront of your travel plans using our Williams day trip planning website.
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  • Paul and Andrew made sure that we were entertained as we traveled along the rails to the Grand Canyon. The train ride is a unique experience and it is a great warm up for the Grand Canyon.  more »
  • Highly suggest taking GC railway to GC! Loved the convenience of having bags arrive at hotel! It saved us a ton of time! Also, Rob and Annabelle are soo adorable together! I should say all of...  more »
  • A must do if ya can, plus saves slot of driving on the one side of the canyon. I did not make it to the other side because I wasted hours just admiring the natures beauty from the side I was on. Enjoy everyone.!
  • The train ride was so relaxing in the air conditioned cars. We were treated to history and facts as we rode along. On the way to and from the Grand Canyon we were treated to music and jokes. Then on the way home we lived a historic train robbery. The ticket office was exceptionally helpful after our unexpected emergency. The ladies in the gift shops were so friendly and helpful. We cannot thank them enough for their hospitality. Put this on your bucket list for sure.

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