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“Loved seeing the train and the depot” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Williams Depot

Williams Depot
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US$139.99*
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Grand Canyon Railway Adventure Package
Ranked #3 of 36 things to do in Williams
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.
Glendale, Arizona
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“Loved seeing the train and the depot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

I've taken the train on 2 separate occasions in the past but this trip was just so our son who loves all things trains could see the sights.

We got there early so we could catch the wild west show. The show was cute but the cabot actors really went above and beyond before the show even started. One of the cowboys came up to mu young son and started talked to him. Before I knew it my son was meeting each of the cowboy actors and they were offering to rob a bank so my son could get the money to ride the train. They even brought him over to the horses so he could pet them. My son played "cowboy" all day after this.

After the show we headed down to watch the train leave the station. My son had never seen a real train before and thought that the departure was amazing!!! Loud, but amazing.

Visited June 2014
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“charming”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Seats inside and outside to wait for the train, Helpful people at the ticket booth and gift shop. Very friendly. It was still very cold in May so I bought a nice wool hat to wear fo a reasonable price. Iwas impressed with the whole place. I had never ridden on a train before.

Visited May 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Depot for a Grand Railway”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Very clean, capacious home station for the Grand Canyon Railway.

Large, dim, old-fashioned and expensive gift shop.

Quite large, busy in-house restaurant with friendly but necessarily bustling service.

Wild West Show in adjacent arena a big pre-railway ride tourist draw.

Visited October 2013
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Sunnyvale, California
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“Great little gift shop and customer service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

They have very reasonalbly priced souveniers (sic?) and customer service is pleasant and helpful. They have items that are not always found in regular gift shops.

Visited May 2014
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“Nice stop off!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

We stopped off here for an hour as part of a tour of the west coast!

That's plenty of time to have a walk around, look in the gift shops and take lots of photos.

The cowboy show is the main attraction and a good laugh. Get there early to get good seats!

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