Williams has several excellent lodging choices ranging from budget motels to luxury hotels. Williams is a good option if you want to be close to the Grand Canyon but want dining options, markets and shops as well. It offers more things to do than Tusayan, but it's further from the Grand Canyon itself. It's about 60 miles or a one-hour drive to the Grand Cayon from Williams.
Williams hotels cater to Grand Canyon visitors and have helpful and knowledgeable staff that can help you make the most of your trip. Ask about nearby attractions like the Grand Canyon Railway; the drive-through wildlife park, Bearizona, and cowboy cookouts. Historic Brewing has an amazing patio, with great food, craft brew and is dog-friendly. Williams is also only 35 miles from Flagstaff, a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Staying in Williams is a great jumping off point for travelers who want to spend time at the Grand Canyon and explore Flagstaff and other parts of the Great Southwest.