Williams, AZ

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Williams featuring street scenes
Drive on the historic Route 66 and visit many national monuments when staying in this small city in Coconino County, Arizona.

Williams is an old city at the base of Bill Williams Mountain. The city lies on the famous Route 66, one of the earliest U.S. highways. Enjoy breakfast in a Route 66 corner café or drive to many national monuments, including the Grand Canyon, a famous natural wonder and UNESCO heritage site.

Visit a classic American diner or stay in a quirky hotel on the Williams stretch of Route 66. Enjoy great shopping, with many retailers selling handmade leather goods, home décor items and souvenirs. This stretch also contains restaurants serving flame-seared steaks and other classic American fare.

The Grand Canyon Railway operates between Williams and the South Rim. The railway is an excellent way to view the Grand Canyon and its surrounding forested landscape. On the 130 mile (209-kilometer) round trip look for mountain lions, elk, squirrels and deer from the comfort of a restored passenger car.

Bearizona, a drive-through wildlife park, is another popular Williams attraction. See black bears, buffalo, mountain goats and arctic wolves from the comfort of your own car or one of the park’s courtesy cars. The wildlife park features a walk-through section with a petting zoo and educational displays. Find the park in Kaibab National Forest, a beautiful wooded area with canyons and hiking trails.

Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim is about 60 miles (100 kilometers) north of Williams. The South Rim is open year-round and features extraordinary views of the canyon and the Colorado River. Hike the Bright Angel Trail, a long-distance route running toward the Colorado River from Grand Canyon Village. The village contains cabins and other accommodations, but be sure to book well in advance.

Stop at the Williams Visitor Center for tourist information and maps. The small city is about 34 miles (55 kilometers) from Flagstaff, Arizona.

With its proximity to the Grand Canyon and other nearby attractions, Williams is an excellent place to stay when exploring northern Arizona.

Days Inn by Wyndham Williams
Days Inn by Wyndham Williams
2 out of 5
2488 W Route 66, Williams, AZ, 86046
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $93 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Williams. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,602 reviews)
"This was a very nice hotel. The rooms are clean, beds are comfortable and my son loved the pool! It’s a little outside of Williams so it’s nice a quiet, but close enough you can drive in and take in the town. Bonus: the Mexican restaurant next door is delicious! Great stop on the way to the Grand ..."

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2022

Days Inn by Wyndham Williams
Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
3.5 out of 5
235 N. Grand Canyon Blvd., Williams, AZ, 86046
The price is $120 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 11
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Williams. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,256 reviews)
"Had another wonderful time at this hotel. Very nice and attentive staff. Hotel is very clean and perfect location to go anywhere."

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Williams-Grand Canyon Area
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Williams-Grand Canyon Area
2.5 out of 5
1100 Cataract Lake Rd, Williams, AZ, 86046
The price is $139 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 23
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Williams. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,315 reviews)
"I really enjoyed having a balcony that looked out towards the beautiful mountains in Williams Arizona!"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Williams-Grand Canyon Area
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Wander Camp Grand Canyon
Wander Camp Grand Canyon
2 out of 5
5859 N Pleasant View Dr, Williams, AZ, 86046
The price is $89 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 11
Stay at this campground in Williams. Enjoy free parking, breakfast, and private yards. Discover genuine guest reviews for Wander Camp Grand Canyon along with ...
3.7/5 Good! (165 reviews)
"A really cute place. Bed was super comfortable. Night sky was breathtaking. Tent was adorable and clean. Bathroom very clean."

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Wander Camp Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon RV Glamping
Grand Canyon RV Glamping
1.5 out of 5
1060 N Grand Canyon Blvd, Williams, AZ, 86046
The price is $91 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 11
Stay at this campground in Williams. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (286 reviews)
"Nice and quiet. Service is great. Beautiful view."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

Grand Canyon RV Glamping
Grand Canyon Tiny Home H73 (20 Min from South Rim):Glamping Site: Sleeps 8
Grand Canyon Tiny Home H73 (20 Min from South Rim):Glamping Site: Sleeps 8
Williams, AZ
The price is $145 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 11
Stay at this cabin in Williams. Enjoy free WiFi, a garden, and a patio. Popular attraction Planes of Fame Air Museum is located nearby. Discover genuine guest ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
Great place for Grand Canyon Visit
"Our family stayed at this property during a recent visit to the Grand Canyon. The location was ideal, the place was comfortable, and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit."

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

Grand Canyon Tiny Home H73 (20 Min from South Rim):Glamping Site: Sleeps 8
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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