Just 33 miles west of Flagstaff is one of Arizona's most famous tourist towns, Williams, which was settled in 1881. Named after a famous trapper nicknamed Old Bill, this city features a landscape defined by hills draped in pines and quaint streets flanked by time-honored structures that hark back to the past. Owing to its location along the historic Route 66, Williams attracts tourists in droves, delighting them with its historical splendor and cultural nuances. Also offering access to the majestic Grand Canyon, the city is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers and features attractions such as the Bearizona Wildlife Park and the Grand Canyon Deer Farm. History lovers can explore landmarks such as Pete's Route 66 Gas Station Museum, the Williams Depot, and a preserved stretch of Route 66 that runs through the city.