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Grand Canyon Railway

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Address: 233 N Grand Canyon Blvd, Williams, AZ 86046-2563
Phone Number: +1 800-843-8724
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Historic train that takes a 65-mile trip from Williams to the Grand Canyon...

Historic train that takes a 65-mile trip from Williams to the Grand Canyon and offers great views of the Arizona high country.

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Best Vacation Decision Ever

So glad we did this. Don't have the hassle of trying to drive there. The train is awesome and our boys loved it. Do take a deck of cards to play on the train on the way there... read more

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Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So glad we did this. Don't have the hassle of trying to drive there. The train is awesome and our boys loved it. Do take a deck of cards to play on the train on the way there or a book for young kids. Very relaxing. I recommend the whole package to stay at the hotel and take the train... More 

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Pflugerville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great time! The town of Williams Az was a Fun little town. With the Polar Express train running the town was very busy. Christmas lights were everywhere!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

unforgettable trip; everything was great......the hotel, the service,the train, employee..... and the scenery quite amazing............ I recommend observation dome Mollie

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Must do! Let someone else do the driving! Enjoy sites you cannot see from the road and let the bartender take care of you!

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Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I had a great time. The weather was crazy, however, we took the bus tour which saved us from much of the rain and hail. The tour was very informative and the train ride was very relaxing with beautiful scenery. Everyone was very nice.The hotel is very nice and the live entertainment on the train and during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We LOVED the Polar Express experience! It was the first time going and it was a blast. A great start to the holiday season. The train workers were so friendly as were the people at the ticket counter. A very memorable time was had by the whole family.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The experience of the Polar Express with our grandkids was wonderful. They were engaged and entertained the entire trip. Then when Santa arrived, they didn't know what to do with themselves.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice going on the train. You should get on a tour once you get off the train. We had no idea you should get on a tour as we were not advised. We wasted time figuring where to go and what to do. If they had options and told you before you got off the train that would be... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great time of year to experience the Grand Canyon train ride. Next time we will stay one night at the rim. We adored the early Christmas decorations and found the staff very accommodating. Amber Rose was a delight!

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Riverton, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It would have been nice to have been told there were other selections besides first class. We had our son & his wife with us & I might have chosen a different class to ride in.

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