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  • Williams, AZ: The Grand Canyon Railway Round Trip Experience

    1. Williams, AZ: The Grand Canyon Railway Round Trip Experience

    Enjoy the Grand Canyon's natural beauty on a nostalgic roundtrip train ride featuring western musicians and cowboy characters on vintage cars. The Grand Canyon Railway boasts 64 miles of breathtaking scenery that leads to Grand Canyon National Park. This century-old railroad brought people from some of the wildest parts of Arizona to one of the seven natural wonders of the world - the Grand Canyon. Journey back to the Old West with the help of authentic characters who bring music and stories to share with you along the way. You will then get to the canyon around lunchtime with ample time to hike and enjoy the park. Afterwards, you will then return back to Williams, Arizona.

    It was a amazing day the staff on the train were wonderful especially Rob the attendant in our car

  • From Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Railroad Full-Day Guided Tour

    2. From Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Railroad Full-Day Guided Tour

    The Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular “Seven Wonders of the World”! This Grand Canyon Railroad Tour offers you an up-close and personal tour of this inspiring canyon.

    Your Grand Canyon Tour starts off with a scenic ride from the Red Rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon (noted as one of the top 10 scenic drives in America) and towering Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff.

    After this, head to the train depot in Williams. When you board the historic Grand Canyon Railway, be entertained by cowboys and enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians as the train travels back in time during the scenic 65-mile journey to the canyon.

    The train offers wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys riddled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons. Upgrad...

    Our guide arrived promptly. He had us introduce ourselves to the other travellers. He explained what the days itinerary would be. Only a few of us took the train trip part. The train was slow enough to take in the sights, but, I would have preferred to have had more time in the Grand Canyon to be able to see the Imax theatre since this will probably a once in a life time trip.

  • Sedona: Grand Canyon Railway Full-Day Scenic Rail Tour

    3. Sedona: Grand Canyon Railway Full-Day Scenic Rail Tour

    Embark on an unforgettable experience, including a beautiful, unique train ride to the Grand Canyon and a magnificent tour visiting Grand Canyon National Park for the rest of the day. Your guide will make sure all of the logistics are taken care of for you, from picking you up at your hotel, to checking you in for your train ride, to meeting you at the end of your train ride after lunch, to continuing your tour of the Grand Canyon, and lastly dropping you back off at your hotel at the end of a fantastic day. Experience the history of Arizona on a magnificent one-way Grand Canyon Railroad ride from Sedona or Flagstaff, which will bring you to the Grand Canyon. The train features several different classes of carriage, including a panoramic dome car for 360-degree views, and the luxury Parlor Class, with comfortable seating and wood panel features. Once you re-join your guide after lunch...

    we were a little rushed due to the distance we were picked up from but other than that Ty did a good Job.

  • Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

    4. Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

    Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this historical railroad tour.

     

    Beginning in Sedona, take one of the top 10 scenic drives in America to Flagstaff, known for its towering Ponderosa Pines. After meeting Flagstaff guests, head to the train depot in Williams and board the historical Grand Canyon Railway.

    Be entertained by cowboys and musicians as the train travels back in time along the scenic journey to the canyon. Enjoy wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks as the train rolls through valleys filled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons.

    Upgrade your experience with a first-class ticket, which includes oversized seats, big windows, bar service, and complimentary snacks.

    I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom

  • Sedona/Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Tour & First-Class Train Ride

    5. Sedona/Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Tour & First-Class Train Ride

    Your day begins with a pickup at your hotel in Sedona or Flagstaff or the nearby Village of Oak Creek from where you will enjoy incredible views on your way to the Williams train depot. Board the historic century-old Grand Canyon Railway and be entertained by cowboy characters. Enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians as train travel from the early 1900s is recreated on the 65-mile scenic journey to the canyon.   The train offers wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys filled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons. The Grand Canyon Railway is still one of the best ways to experience the old west. The train arrives just steps from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim where you'll have free time to shop, dine, or just take in the incredible canyon views. Then, your guide will meet you at the bus and take you to the East Rim for a fe...

    We enjoyed the train ride, with the entertainment. We had the Rock n Roll Cowboy singing for us, and he was fantastic. One thing I did not care for is stopping at the trading post. I can do that on my own.

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What people are saying about Grand Canyon Railway

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 109 reviews

I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom

It was a amazing day the staff on the train were wonderful especially Rob the attendant in our car

Every person was helpful and pleasant. Thank you all especially Skip!

Guide was great. Loved the train ride. Grand Canyon is truly awesome

I thoroughly enjoyed the full day with Burton as our guide.