Have you completed your Grand Canyon Whitewater rafting trip and looking for more of what Northern Arizona has to offer? William’s, Arizona is known for being the “small town with a big heart,” and it’s located just over an hour from the South or 35 miles west of Flagstaff. Here’s where to stay, were to eat, and what to do.
Where to stay:
The Grand Canyon Railway is a great place to stay while exploring Williams. The newly refurbished hotel is next door to the train depot and a block from downtown Williams.
Enjoy an all-American breakfast at the Pine Country Restaurant. While you’re there, indulge in one of their famous slices of pie for breakfast, we won’t tell.
Enjoy a wood-fired pizza on the patio of Station 66 Italian Bistro, located on the famous Route 66.
At Grand Canyon Brewing Company, you’ll be sure to eat great food and have a great time.
Try one of their brand-new spirits or classic beers while you play darts, pool, or shuffleboard.
What to do:
If you are traveling as a family, or just love animals, check out Bearizona Wildlife Park.
Catch a Wild West shootout reenactment before taking a 1.5-hour Grand Canyon Railway train tour of Northern Arizona.
Visit Cataract Lake located right outside of Williams is a popular for fishing or picnicking. Although no overnight camping is allowed, it does have picnic tables, toilet, and garbage bins.
If you would like to check out more of Northern Arizona after your river trip, Williams is the perfect place to experience great food, fun, and the great outdoors.