The Grand Canyon Railway connects Williams in Arizona to Grand Canyon Village and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park.
Taking this ride is a legendary journey that gives visitors a chance to explore one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Grand Canyon Railway, Train Tour Packages, Route Map, Price, Schedule
The ride begins with the selection of train class, with options that include the Pullman Class with bench-style seats, the Coach Class that is renowned for its streamlined cars, as well as First Class, which is loved for its comfortable seats, large windows and bar service.
The Observation Dome allows visitors to take a ride high above with splendid views of the changing terrains. Splurge on the ride of a lifetime by settling for the Luxury Dome, which a full-length dome complete with a private bar and snacks. The Luxury Parlor is the ultimate treat for those who would love to ride like a rail baron. Perks in this parlor include the chance to view the Canyon from the rear platform for unique views, a private bar, snacks, and exclusive cocktails during the ride.
The Grand Canyon Railway departs Williams at 9:30am every day for the 65-mile trip, which takes 2 hours and 15 minutes for one way. The trip covers different terrains, including the Ponderosa pine forests, prairies, and Pinion pine tree forests, as the ride comes to an end close to the Grand Canyon National Park. The ride is also a great chance to see wildlife. Look out for mountain lions, skunks, elk, and deer, among others.
While at the Canyon, enjoy its stunning beauty or make the tip grander with any of the exciting tours available. Wind up the ride and stay at either the accommodation options on both ends of the Grand Canyon Railway, which include the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel and the Grand Canyon Railway RV Park.