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Williams Depot

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Address: Williams, AZ
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This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand...

This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.

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My California friend had the Grand Canyon on his "Bucket" list:the train was the way to go

A very comforting, nostalgic way to fly. Smooth and softly rocking with the rhythmic sound of the wheels on the rails. No time to snooze even though it rocks you like a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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Westfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great fun on the train ride from Williams to the Grand Canyon. All inclusive hotel, food, and train tickets. Great time, good fun.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very comforting, nostalgic way to fly. Smooth and softly rocking with the rhythmic sound of the wheels on the rails. No time to snooze even though it rocks you like a baby-especially after an alcoholic drink! They wake you up with singing and your boxcar attendant may just regale you with fourth grade level jokes. A not-to-miss! My friend... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only for a night in Williams after visiting the Grand Canyon. Entering the city we saw the Polar Express locomotive and a near by parking lot. So glad we had a walk around this lonely, quiet town. The railway station and the Polar express look movie like, I suppose it's great fun to ride it. After that we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buying tickets was easy, people who assisted you to get on the train were wonderful. Cowboys were funny! Train ride was excellent! The kids and adults really enjoyed this visit.

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Escalon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What better way to to see the Grand Canyon than to take a train. This was well worth it! Everybody who played part in this train ride made it enjoyable! They interacted with all the guests which made it a fun ride. If you get the chance to take the train....Go for it!! very relaxing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great historical building and trains. Truly wonderful during the snowy days for additional beautiful touch.

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Lewiston, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

After Christmas 2016 we purchased the package to stay at the Grand Canyon hotel and Depot in Williams, Az. I was very impressed with the holiday decorations and Christmas lighting. Though we did NOT participate in the Polar Express Train ride, what I saw was so impressive I will bring my future grandchildren for it! I enjoyed our time in... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect Family Tradition!!! This is fun for the whole family. It is defining a ride filled with Magic for both the children and parents.

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Vista, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

It was fun to see because it is the original Williams train depot, the interior still has the feel of an old fashioned railway station until you see room after room of touristy items. I think it is a bit sad to see old buildings turned into nothing more than a tourist trap, but we went on The Train to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and I took our 2 young boys (3 and 1) to the polar express train ride out of williams depot. all of the staff we encountered were friendly. properly was clean and they had a nice gift shop and coffee shop. The train was also a great experience.

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