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Route 66 uses two one way streets a block apart in Williams. This page
follows Railroad Ave. west and then turns south one block and heads east
on (the original) Historic Route 66.
1500 E. Route 66
This is a drive thru animal park with bears, wolves, bison, mountain
and other critters wandering around stay ... read
Side Trip: If you're taking the train to the Grand Canyon, the depot
is where you get on. If you're driving, back track to I-40 exit 165
and take Hwy. 64 north from there.
Canyon National Park
It's all but impossible to give an idea of just how big the Grand
Canyon is, you really need to see it to get the idea. Plan on spending
several hours here ... read
Back on 66: Head back to Williams by train or car. Then continue
west on Railroad Ave or I-40.
200 W. Railroad Ave.
The visitor information center offers a lot of local information
as well as a small gift shop ... read
Town Bypassed Mural
Right next to the Pollock Building
This mural commemorates Williams being the last town bypassed by
Route 66 on October 13, 1984 ... read
233 W. Historic Route 66
1910 Telegraph Office. There's an old car parked on the canopy
above the patio, but the rest of us have to ... read
145 W Route 66
With it's neon sign proudly declaring "Since 1891" the
Grand Canyon Hotel claims to be the oldest hotel in Arizona ...
128 E. Route 66
The small Hull's Hotel Cottages have grown to be a full blown 20
room motel. It was the ... read
Heading West: Turn around where the two one way streets meet
and head west on Railroad Ave. and keep going west out of town.
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