Travel Information, Tours and Lodging
Driving Distance from Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon
- Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon South Rim is 59 miles, a 1 hour 5-minute drive.
- Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon West Rim is 183 miles, a 3 hour 10-minute drive.
- Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon East Rim is 158 miles, a 2 hour 30-minute drive.
- Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon North Rim is 241 miles, a 4 hour 5-minute drive.
Williams and Grand Canyon Tours
The most popular tour from Williams to the Grand Canyon by far is the Grand Canyon Railway. The Grand Canyon Railway which runs daily between Williams and the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is a popular activity for train enthusiasts and families alike. Williams also offers several jeep tours and bus tours, along with many other Grand Canyon Tours available at the South Rim and Tusayan. You can check out some recommended Grand Canyon tours and tickets below.
Best Hotels in Williams
During the busy summer season, Williams is a good place to find a hotel if Grand Canyon lodging options are booked. There are several hotels and lodges in Williams and the drive to the Grand Canyon from Williams is only an hour to Grand Canyon Village, making it a good base camp. You can check out some popular Williams hotels here.
Best Restaurants and Dining Options
Although Williams, AZ is a small town, there are several good restaurants to choose from and even some world famous western bars for a little nightlife. Even if you’re staying at the Grand Canyon or Tusayan, getting some food in Williams can be a good way to break up your trip and avoid longer waits at restaurants in the park.