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Each year, the Polar Express visits the small Northern Arizona town of Williams, and transports passengers directly to Santa’s very own North Pole home. The experience is truly one of a kind, which is why many people visit from various locations just to embark on this special locomotive journey offered through the Grand Canyon Railway. You’ll meet a variety of characters at every step of the journey, from waiting at the train depot with elves...

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Whether you are passing through Williams on your way to the Grand Canyon or just looking for a temporary escape from the Southern Arizona heat, this small historic Route 66 town offers plenty to see and do, plus a slew of notable dining destinations. Here are three popular restaurants enjoyed by visitors and locals alike for their unique food options and welcoming atmospheres.   Photo by Angel Gonzalez   Pine Country Come for the pies...

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Looking for a local brew to sip at backyard cookouts or during outdoor adventures this summer? Williams-based Grand Canyon Brewing & Distillery has a refreshing recommendation – its newly released seasonal lager, Sacred Saguaro. The medium-bodied beer is so smooth, you’ll want to pack a couple in your cooler for a campout or kayaking excursion or knock a few back at the next barbecue. With nutty notes, hints of vanilla and a crisp caramel finish,...