Distance: 5 miles
Williams is a unique community with a storied past. Catch a glimpse into the once-bawdy frontier town; saloons, bordellos, and shops have been brought back to life. Enjoy eclectic shopping and dining in turn-of-the-century buildings. The Historic Walking Tour Brochure is available at the city of Williams - Forest Service Visitor Center (at 200 West Railroad Ave.) as well as most businesses.
Take I-40 west to AZ 64.
Head south on Route 66.
Distance: 59 miles.
Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, it is easy to see why. The Grand Canyon is a site to behold. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long and can get to a depth of over one mile long. Carved out by the Colorado River, the canyon offers a variety of lookout points with breathtaking views! Walk or bike along the rim, hike down into the canyon, take a bus to the different view points, or just sit and take in the experience that is the Grand Canyon.
Directions: Take I-40 west to AZ 64 North.
Distance: 6 miles
The Grand Canyon Railway has been taking people to Grand Canyon since 1901. Combine a trip back in time to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and you get one incredible ride! Grand Canyon Railway offers a variety of travel from the Observation Dome to Pullman Class. Whatever you choose, the experience will be a memorable one!
Directions: Get on I-40 West.
Take exit 163 to N. Grand Canyon Blvd and turn left.
On W. Railroad Ave, turn right.
At N. 4th St, take the 2nd left.
At W. Railroad Ave, take the 1st left.
Distance: 3 miles
Wildlife at it's best! Drive through three miles of wildlife to see a variety of animals including black bears, big horn sheep, and bison! It also provides a walk through where visitors can see smaller animals like bear cubs. Food and gift shop are also available for purchases.
Directions: Take I-40 West to 64 and turn left.
Distance: 5.5 miles
Bring the whole family or group and walk among the tame fallow deer and hand-feed them at this well-run petting zoo. You'll also see reindeer, Sitka deer, miniature donkeys and horses, buffalo, and llamas, just to name a few.
Directions: Take Circle Pines Road east from the campground.