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Known as the gateway to the Grand Canyon, Williams offers cool summers as well as some of the most picturesque stops along Arizona’s stretch of historic Route 66.
A quaint mountain town with the personality of an authentic Western village, Williams lies under a canopy of Ponderosa Pines of the Kaibab Forest. Just steps away, enjoy hiking, fishing, camping, and pretty much whatever else you can think to do outdoors. With plenty of small town charm, historic landmarks and endless natural beauty, Williams, Arizona is a great place to call home year-round or simply vacation and hang your hat seasonally.
It’s also just an hour’s drive from one of the seven natural wonders of the world: the Grand Canyon. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the mesmerizing views from the iconic Grand Canyon Railway for a two-hour ride straight into the national park.
Conveniently located nearby many of Northern Arizona’s most popular outdoor attractions, Williams can serve as a jumping off point for all sorts of other excursions. Bearizona, for instance, is a drive-through wildlife park that gets you close to native animals, including black bears and wolves. Williams’ Historic Route 66 mountainside town is lined with interesting shops and galleries packed with plenty of charm. If you like a little dirt in your grill, ATV, mountain bike, and dirt bike trails can deliver.
Or if it’s relaxation you’re after, there’s nothing quite like an afternoon spent up in Williams on a porch swing. What memories will your life in Williams bring?