While the folks at the Grand Canyon Railway are told by many that the train is “cool,” it is cooler than Phoenix. When temperatures are topping triple digits in Phoenix, Northern Arizona’s air temperatures can be 20 to 30 degrees cooler than in the “Valley of the Sun” down South. Williams is roughly 2.5 hours from Phoenix, and the Grand Canyon Railway runs daily to one of the most incredible sights and wonders of the natural world.

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Grand Canyon Railway’s famed steam engine, which runs off of recycled vegetable oil, will be available to ride on select Saturdays, including June 1, July 6, August 3, August 12 (celebration of the steam engine 4960’s birthday), September 7, September 21 (celebration of Grand Canyon Railway’s Anniversary) and ending on October 5.
This summer, visitors can save up to 15 percent off train tickets and a stay at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel with the Wonder Package. Valid for a 1-,2-,3- or 4- night stay. More details here.
Year-round discounts include a 15 percent discount for guests over 62, AAA members, active or retired armed forces, and first responders.  Explore other ways to save at www.thetrain.com or call 1-800-THE-TRAIN (843-8724).