GRAND OPENING JUNE 30, 2016!
GRAND CANYON UNDER CANVAS
710 E. ROUTE 66, WILLIAMS, AZ 86046
Under Canvas is located on 56 secluded acres of beautiful forest along historic Route 66 in a town known as “Williams, Gateway to the Grand Canyon.” ® Sitting at the base of Bill Williams Mountain, in one of the largest Ponderosa Pine Forests in the world, we are only 40 minutes away from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Spend a few days exploring one of the Seven Wonders of the World or enjoy an extensive variety of activities just a short distance away from our luxury camp. In addition to every outdoor adventure imaginable, you can also choose to just cruise down Route 66.
Choose to stay in one of our 3 gorgeous tent types. All of our tents boast either king beds or 4 twin beds with luxurious linens, a wood burning stove with firewood provided*, and comfortable chairs for sitting out and enjoying the stars at night. All our tents are perfect for couples or families.
For our most luxurious options choose one of our suites or deluxe tents which also boast en-suite bathrooms complete with a hot shower, sink & flushing toilet. Our suites also have the added luxury of a roll top bath.
If you are staying in our safaris, you’ll be sharing the use of our luxury bathroom cabin. But fear not, this is no outhouse! Each of our bathroom cabins has individual, private units with hot running water, showers, flushing toilets, ceramic sinks and eco friendly toiletries.
All our rates are based on double occupancy but additional persons can be added to certain tents for $25 per person per night. We also welcome your furry 4legged friends for an additional fee of $25 per pet per stay.
*Please note our safari tents with 4 twin beds do not have a wood-burning stove.
Reserve a Tent
Our hand-picked activities will enhance your Grand Canyon experience. So let us help you plan your Grand Canyon trip. Book online or give us a call (928-248-8808) and we’ll put your itinerary together for you.
JEEP SAFARI TOURS
Experience the Canyon with an expert guide and enjoy a sunset safari tour (3 hours approx) that ventures through the heart of the Kaibab Forest en route to the Canyon’s edge where you will witness one of the world’s most magnificent vistas… sunset at the Grand Canyon. You will travel an 1890′s stagecoach trail searching for Rocky Mountain elk, Mule deer and Merriam’s turkey. Your first stop will be at the historic 80ft Grandview Lookout Tower. Then journey on to Moran Point where there is a view of Hance Rapids on the Colorado River. All the while your guide will share their knowledge with you about the flora, early settlers, native wildlife, history, and fascinating geology of this region. Bring your camera on this expedition – you don’t want to miss the fading sunlight turn the Canyon into a kaleidoscope of color.
WHITE WATER RAFTING
Viewing the Canyon from the rim is impressive, experiencing the Canyon from the Colorado River is incredible. Enjoy a full day whitewater rafting family friendly trip rafting through the Grand Canyon. Originating in Williams you will be picked up and taken on modern pontoon sized motorized rafts travelling 40 miles down the Colorado River with stops at Travertine Falls and Separation Canyon for lunch and swimming. The rapids are moderate but will not fail to excite. At the end of the trip you will be helicopter flown back to the top (weather permitting). This tour includes a tour to the bottom of Grand Canyon, 40 miles of rafting down the Colorado River, water falls, swimming, lunch, history, adventure, and a helicopter flight back to the top. What an amazing way to spend the day for the whole family to enjoy!
No trip to the West is complete without a real western horseback experience. Choose from a 1 or 2 hour ride through the pines of the beautiful Kaibab National Forest. Let our incredible horses and guides provide a unique experience you will long remember. Children are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Some restriction on weight and age may apply.
Fly through the skies with this amazing ziplining adventure. Sit back, strap in and fly through the air in style. You’ll be lifted up to 110 feet and with amazing music to accompany the ride you’ll soar through the air across Grand Canyon Blvd. A thrill not to be missed for young and old alike.
Experience the full majesty of the Grand Canyon by taking a spectacular scenic flight. Depart from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon climbing over the world's largest ponderosa pine forest. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon, the South Rim gently drops away as the North Rim and eastern end of the canyon come into view - one of the most spectacular views in the entire canyon. In the distance, see the Painted Desert and the Desert View Watchtower designed by the Hopi Indians. View Marble Canyon and Point Imperial as you fly through the canyon and climb above the North Rim. Experience fabulous bird's-eye views once on the North Rim, and then head south through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the canyon. This Grand Canyon South Rim tour will provide you with memories of a lifetime.
GRAND CANYON SCENIC RAILWAY
Don’t want to take to the skies or travel down to the river? Then enjoy a scenic railway journey departing from Williams up to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The trip measures 65 miles and takes 2 hours and 15 minutes each way—45 minutes faster than in 1901 when the train made its first trip. The train departs Grand Canyon Depot at 3:30 p.m., returning to the Williams Depot at 5:45 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely scenic journey through Kaibab National Forest watching out for elk, mountain lions, mule deer, squirrels, and even skunks. In the high desert, it’s common to see pronghorn, which look like antelope, as well as a variety of birds—from bald eagles to horned owls, ravens to California condors. All aboard!
ACTIVE FAMILY PACKAGE (2 ADULTS & 2 CHILDREN)
Have your family stay 4 nights and 3 days in one of our amazing Deluxe tents with an adjacent Tipi for the children. Explore the immediate vicinity by train, horseback and on the water. Package includes 4 nights’ accommodation plus horseback riding and a full day whitewater rafting experience along the Colorado River.
Day 1: Take the train from Williams on a special ride up to the Grand Canyon. Explore the visitors centers and the many scenic lookout of this incredible canyon.
Day 2: Enjoy a full day whitewater rafting experience along the Colorado River with stops along Travertine Falls and a sandy beach then ending with a helicopter ride (weather permitting).
Day 3: Enjoy a 2 Hour horseback riding tour through the pines of the beautiful Kaibib National Forest, spend the rest of the day hiking, picnicking and enjoying the beautiful camp.
Please select the Active Family Package on our reservation page. This package is tailored for 2 adults 2 children. Should you wish to add in more people, please call 928-248-8808 or email email@example.com.
BED & BREAKFAST package
The perfect getaway for two! Our package provides a warm and welcoming stay for our guests. Book your next getaway with our popular Under Canvas® Bed & Breakfast package. Package includes:
- Overnight accommodations in one of our luxury deluxe tents
- Amazing breakfast for two.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in camp or take your breakfast to go. With steaming hot coffee available for all our guests, just grab a cup and enjoy the sunrise. Breakfast will be available for pick up in reception between 7am & 9:30am. Breakfast must be ordered the night before by 9 pm.
Our picnic lunches include a wrap or sandwich, chips, & something sweet! Purchase one of our water bottles or bring your own and fill up your reusable water bottle in reception. Simply order online when you book or order the day before by 4 pm and don't forget to tell us about any special dietary requirements. Our picnic lunches are $15.00 per person.
Choose to BBQ near your tent or dine in Williams at one of the town's great restaurants. Williams is just a short walk away for a casual evening dining.
Should you choose to BBQ in camp please make sure to clear up your waste after yourselves. Lit BBQ's must not be left unattended and must be dowsed with water when finished.
Want to cook outdoors while you are here, but don't want want to go to the store for the ingredients? Leave it to Fireside Provisions to deliver right to Under Canvas during your stay with us! Check out their fabulous menu online.
"From whipping up pancakes and bacon in the morning to preparing a gourmet dinner over an open fire, we’ll supply you with all the necessary ingredients to feast in the outdoors. Just choose your meals before your next adventure and leave the rest to us."
Events, Weddings & Groups
Under Canvas can host groups large or small in their own private area. The camp can sleep up to 250 and hold gatherings for up to 400.
For wedding weekends our large TipiMarqui™ tents are also available to rent for group dining, dancing, wedding ceremonies, receptions and other private events. They’re extremely versatile and multiple TipiMarquis™ can be joined together to serve groups of many sizes.
We can also help organize all aspects of your event and can recommend caterers, planners, florists. We don’t have restrictions on which caterers you can use nor do we charge any corkage fees for bringing in your own bubbly. If you need assistance coordinating activities for your guests we can take care of everything for you even putting together an itinerary for you.
To inquire about pricing for weddings and group events, call 928-248-8808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.