WILLIAMS TOUR GUIDE - Spring/Summer 2014

 
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Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park offers visitors to northern Arizona a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with bears, wolves and more.

 
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For a fascinating look at some of history’s most unique planes, visitors won’t want to miss the Air Museum Planes of Fame Air Museum in Valle. The museum is only a 30-minute drive from Williams.

 
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Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located along I-40, exit 219, just east of Flagstaff, opened in May 2013 and is one of northern Arizona’s premier casino and nightlife venues.

 

 
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How would you like to fulfill a childhood dream and operate the life-size versions of those toys you played with?

 

 
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Known as the “Gateway to the Grand Canyon®,” Williams is located in the heart of the Kaibab National Forest at an elevation of 6,770 feet and serves as the forest’s headquarters.

 
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Several air tour companies offer aerial tours of Grand Canyon, allowing passengers the opportunity to soar like an eagle high above the clouds via airplane or helicopter.

 
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The second largest canyon in Arizona — the scenic Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area — is part of Red Rock Country.

 
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Elephant Rocks Golf Course is known not only as an exceptional venue for golf, but for its rich history as well.

 

 
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Have you ever wanted to pet a deer? Can you imagine having your photo taken with a deer close enough to hug? These are opportunities available to visitors at the Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

 
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It’s no secret, Route 66 is a long road! America’s “Mother Road” was built in an era of exploration and adventure. The road from Chicago to Los Angeles guarantees travelers new experiences and memories to last a lifetime.

 
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It’s a “yabba dabba doo” good time at Bedrock City, located near the intersection of U.S. 180 and State Route 64. Visitors can tour the Bedrock City Shopping Center as well as the homes of Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble.

 
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Arizona Highways named local restaurant Rod’s Steak House one of Arizona’s 25 top restaurants in the magazine’s April 2011 edition, adding to the restaurant’s already prestigious list of achievements.

 
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Believe it or not, Arizona’s wine producing region is one of the oldest in the country, first settled in the 16th Century by Spanish missionaries for use in their religious ceremonies.

 
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Owners of The Grand Canyon Brewery, located in the heart of downtown Williams, have carved a large niche for themselves since opening in August of 2007.

 
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Classic western wear, fine handcrafted leather items and much more can be found at Western Outfitters and DeBerge Saddlery, located at 316 W. Route 66 in downtown Williams

 
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Visitors to Williams can be treated to one-stop-shopping when seeking information about Williams and the surrounding Kaibab National Forest.

 
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Cowboys and cowgirls, beer, wine, barbecue, Polar Express and much more.

 

 
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The trip to the Canyon covers 65 miles of classic Old West territory, including high desert plains with endless vistas, small arroyos and portions of the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest.

 
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Williams offers numerous outdoor recreation opportunities – hiking, fishing and camping among them. But for those looking to cool off and beat the summer heat, the Williams Aquatic Center is the place to go.

 
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When it comes to dining options, Williams, Ariz. does not fall short on flavor.

 

 
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Whether you’re looking to embark on an interesting walk or a drive in the woods, Williams is the perfect jumping off point for an afternoon adventure.

 

 
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The world famous Cataract Creek Gang, known for their raucous, rambunctious behavior, performs each and every night in Williams.

 
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While you may hope for a glimpse of wildlife during your visit to the Grand Canyon, there’s one animal encounter you don’t want — one between your vehicle and several hundred pounds of animal.

 
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While there isn’t a church on every corner in Williams, there are plenty of options for worship.

 

 
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For more than 100 years, the Parks General Store has not only been a place to shop, but a place for the community to gather.

 

 
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Breathe in the cool pine air and take in some of the most gorgeous scenery northern Arizona has to offer.

 

 
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If you are searching for that perfect souvenir or something special for yourself, don’t leave without taking advantage of Williams’ many shopping opportunities.

 
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The Williams 2nd Saturday Art Walk is under way and runs through October.

 

 
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In 1869, Major John Wesley Powell led one of the first documented explorations down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon with nine men in four wooden boats.

 

 
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No visit to Grand Canyon National Park is complete without a stop at Mather Point. Mather Point is one of the South Rim’s premier overlooks, allowing visitors an opportunity to get up close and personal with the Canyon’s expansive vistas.

 
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The Trail of Time is an interpretive walking timeline trail along the South Rim that focuses on Grand Canyon vistas and rocks, prompting visitors to the park to ponder, explore and understand the magnitude of geologic time.

 
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Since 1993, Kolb Studio has hosted a series of changing art exhibits, each illustrating the inspirational power of Grand Canyon.

 
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Desert View Watchtower, one of the most prominent architectural features on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, is located at Desert View, the eastern-most developed area on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

 
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The closing of Verkamp’s Curios just a few years ago may have marked the end of an era for the century-old, family-run business. But, when the building on the Rim reopened in time for the park’s 90th anniversary in 2009, it represented something new.

 
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To learn more about how Grand Canyon really rocks, visit the museum at Yavapai Observation Station. The interactive exhibits chronicle the geological history and composition of the Canyon as well as providing a spectacular view. Admission is free.

 
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While you are visiting northern Arizona, we suggest that you select accommodations from these lodging establishments —

 

 
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There is an exciting new entertainment and dining venue at the entrance to the South Rim in Tusayan.