4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

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  • Location:Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Duration:10 hours (approx.)

Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion

Take a step back in time as you travel on the historic Grand Canyon Railroad. Each car of this Arizona railroad, which made it's maiden voyage in 1901, has been restored to its original state. Sit back as the crew members share engaging commentary about the train, it's history and many journeys.


  • Grand Canyon Railroad
  • Pass through beautiful countryside on your way to the magnificent Grand Canyon
  • Free time to explore the Grand Canyon
  • Guided Grand Canyon rim tour

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What You Can Expect

Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion

Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion

Journey through beautiful countryside on your way to the magnificent Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Take in the awesome view and have a bite to eat on the train.The ride takes you across open countryside with mountain views before reaching the Grand Canyon by noon.

Upon arrival, you'll have free time to explore before your guide meets you for your Grand Canyon rim tour.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2013

Had a brilliant day out on the Grand Canyon Railroad excursion, from the time the guide picked us up at our hotel until the time he dropped us off. Good ride up to williams on mini-bus then transferred onto Grand Canyon Train, where we were entertained by the marshall and a singer/guitarist who also told brilliant jokes At Grand canyon we were met by our tour guide who showed us around the south rim and gave us plenty of information about the history of the Grand Canyon. He was very well informed and took his time explaining everything. Good packed lunch. So all in all it was a thoroughly good day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

I took my son on a father-son trip and it was fantastic! My son was a little disappointed in the speed of the train, but he quickly changed his tune when the various musicians and actors came through our car to entertain. The tour of the Grand Canyon itself is just thorough enough to get you excited about going back. You could spend days there and see something different everyday. Overall, I highly recommend this trip if you have children with you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2011

We loved the train trip and bus tour at the rim. The lunch meal left a little to be desired.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2011

couldnt have asked for a better first tour of the area! just amazing, the tour guide was very informative and amusing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2011

it was just amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2010

it was great awsome sites and anjoyed the train ride.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2014

GOOD! Too much talking by the tour guide and too much road travel; not enough of the train.

4 star rating: Recommended May 2012

The train ride was a little bit too long. The staff was fabulous and extremely helpful. The enertainment on the train was good. All in all it was an enjoyable experience

4 star rating: Recommended July 2011

just great

4 star rating: Recommended August 2008

This trip is definitely worth doing. Make sure you get the book the tour operator recommends. It points out plenty of areas of historical interest as well as things to look for on the route. I found the staff to be very friendly and upbeat.
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