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66 Things to Do on Route 66 in Williams Arizona

Only in Williams, Arizona will you find a stretch of Route 66 with shopping, dining, lodging, and cowboy action – fun for the whole family! We’ve put together this list of 66 things to do on Route 66 in Williams to make your time here unforgettable.

Get Your Kicks on Route 66

  1. Stop in at the Visitor Center for a map, visitor’s guide, and history of Williams
  2. Get the lay of the land by walking Route 66 and take in the history
  3. Stop in for a hot cup of coffee and tasty breakfast with the locals at many area restaurants- ask the volunteers at the Visitor Center for details
  4. Plan an afternoon hike and a picnic lunch by one of seven lakes in the area
  5. Take a walk on the wild side by visiting Bearizona Drive Thru Wildlife Park
  6. Ride in style to the Grand Canyon on the historic Grand Canyon Railway
  7. Get up close and personal with furry critters at the Grand Canyon Deer Farm
  8. Visiting when there’s snow? Head to the Elk Ridge Ski & Recreation Area or Oak Hill Snow Play Area
  9. Experience the wild west at the Wild West Junction
  10. Get an ice cream cone, shake or malt on Route 66
  11. Make plans to return in the winter for Mountain Village Holiday
  12. Enjoy the cool weather, surrounded by the largest Ponderosa Pine Forest
  13. Take the Downtown Historic Walking Tour
  14. Visit the Grand Canyon Railway for National Train Day
  15. Take in the Memorial Day Parade
  16. Enjoy some tasty barbeque at the Northern Arizona BBQ Festival
  17. Sit on Route 66 and celebrate America during the 4th of July parade and festivities
  18. Route 66 Classic Car Show- it’s a must see and do
  19. Marvel at the handmade leather goods in Williams- and purchase the perfect gift
  20. Search for Route 66 souvenirs
  21. Marvel at the cowboys at the Labor Day Rodeo
  22. Get to geocaching and find some hidden treasure
  23. Gather the kids and ride the Pumpkin Patch Train and decorate your very own pumpkin
  24. Find the perfect postcards to send home to your friends and family with the fun, entertainment, and charm of Williams captured on them
  25. Find the perfect lodging for you and the family at a Bed & Breakfast, hotel, motel, RV or campsite
  26. Enjoy a mile high piece of pie- made from scratch daily at Pine Country Restaurant
  27. Enjoy a slice of pizza or two on Route 66
  28. Pick out the perfect spot to watch the lighting of the tree for Mountain Village Holiday
  29. Pose for a picture under a Route 66 sign
  30. Watch the cowboy action of a street-show shootout on Route 66 (no cowboys will be injured)
  31. Get your kicks on Route 66
  32. Ride Arizona’s first Mountain Coaster at Canyon Coaster Adventure Park
  33. Take in a round of Golf at Elephant Rocks Golf Course
  34. Meet the Flintstones at the Flintstone’s Bedrock City in Valle, AZ
  35. Enjoy a historic moment at the Bill Williams Monument Park
  36. Engage your adventurous side by heading to Bill Williams Mountain and hiking to the top
  37. Choose your dinner spot: burgers, pasta, barbeque, steak, pizza, American, Thai, Italian, much to chose from.
  38. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and stroll Route 66 at night, lit with neon
  39. Tube downhill at the Canyon Coaster Adventure Park
  40. Enjoy the Interpretive Exhibit at the Williams Visitor Center
  41. Take a break and fish, bike, or hike in the Kaibab National Forest
  42. Take a VIP tour with a surprise around every corner at Bearizona
  43. Watch local artists at work and purchase your favorite piece
  44. Enjoy a local micro-brewed beer
  45. Enjoy a ride aboard the 4960 Steam Engine to Grand Canyon (specific dates- check for details)
  46. Pose for a picture in front of a railroad car at Glassburn Park
  47. Grab a latte and stroll Route 66 in the morning
  48. Visit the 100 year old Santa Fe Depot- home of the Visitor’s Center
  49. Take a sky hi ride on a zipline
  50. Fly into the H.A. Clark Memorial Field airport and enjoy lunch in town
  51. Enjoy an adult beverage at the bar with the longest operating liquor license in the state of Arizona – The world famous Sultana
  52. Ride Arizona’s only downhill coaster on Route 66!
  53. Lace up for the Mountain Man Run, Labor Day weekend
  54. Purchase your ticket for the Taste of Williams event- 21 and over only please
  55. Attend Cool Country Cruise-In, a favorite August event
  56. Pose for a picture with a classic car
  57. Capture the changing leaves and enjoy the crisp evenings as you stroll along Route 66 during Alpine Harvest Festival. Vote for your favorite scarecrow
  58. Put on your favorite flannel pajamas and ride the Polar Express
  59. Plan an anniversary or romantic getaway and escape to a local Bed & Breakfast
  60. Watch the talent at a barrel racing event
  61. Find the perfect gift handcrafted by a local artist
  62. Purchase beef jerky, an ice cream cone, or a rope of licorice on Route 66
  63. Visit a Bed & Bakery that not only has ghosts, but formerly housed an opium den and bordello
  64. Sip some Arizona wine on Route 66
  65. Enjoy the small town and historic charm Williams has to offer
  66. Plan your next visit to Williams, Arizona!

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