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 .
Grand Canyon Railway Reviews
We took the train from Williams to the Grand Canyon and really enjoyed the experience. Our day started with a western reenactment. We boarded the train and learned about the area, were entertained..... more »
Best trip so far. we loved everything about the railway ride. The characters, the staged robbery , enjoying the scenery, the comfort of the coach. The trip was magical 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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