If you're traveling to see Grand Canyon, Williams is more than just a great place to rest up for the night. Williams is located just 60 miles south of the Grand Canyon's South Rim making it the premier entry city to Grand Canyon National Park. Williams' hotels and motels, campgrounds and RV resorts are limited and book pretty far in advance, so be sure to plan accordingly. This town caters to Grand Canyon visitors, we recommend you take advantage of some of the Grand Canyon tour specials being offered. Even the famous Grand Canyon Railway starts its adventure here. Though Tusayan is just 8 miles from Grand Canyon National Park, it is a small village with limited services; Williams is the closest town to the Grand Canyon with full amenities like restaurants, golf, and attractions.