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Williams - Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce &
200 W. Railroad Avenue
Williams, AZ 86046
Visit Williams Arizona
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Visit Williams Arizona
Williams is a unique community with a storied past. While today's visitors can experience the modern amenities seen in most tourist destinations, they are also invited to personally share in the history and nostalgia of this mountain community. Founded in the late 1800's by ranchers, railroaders, and lumbermen, Williams' name comes from the famous trapper and "mountain man", Bill Williams. Remnants of those early days are still visible in the buildings, streets, and neighborhoods of modern-day Williams.
Williams Arizona Historic District
The historic district of this once a bawdy frontier town, now offers glimpses into Williams' colorful past. Saloons, bordellos, and shops have been brought back to life through the care and concern of present-day Williams merchants. Visitors can now safely stroll the brick sidewalks of the historic district, enjoying the sights and sounds of times now nearly gone. But don't be too surprised if you find yourself accosted by "cowboy gunfighters" - they're a mainstay of Williams summertime entertainment!
Located within this same historic area is the historic Grand Canyon Railway and Resort and Williams Depot. The sounds of steam and clanging bells grace the air as restored rolling stock depart Williams each day for the Grand Canyon.
Williams Arizona Hotels and Restaurants
The 1512 motel rooms and dozens of restaurants make Williams an ideal stop for Canyon travelers. From four-diamond properties with resort amenities to quaint motor hotels for the budget-conscious, Williams accommodates virtually any traveler. If you find your life hectic and filled with stress, Williams can offer a break from the present - thirty miles from the nearest traffic light!
Located in the largest stand of Ponderosa pine trees in the world, at an elevation of 6700 feet above sea level, Williams, Arizona offers clear, crisp air and provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Take some time to enjoy the nostalgia and freshness of Williams, Arizona.
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