Destination guide

The friendly area of Tempe awaits your stay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Tempe. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, lake and university setting. Sun Devil Stadium and Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Tempe

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Tempe has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Phoenix Zoo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • ASU Karsten Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rolling Hills Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Big Surf (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona (3 mi / 4.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Tempe

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tempe is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Tempe Beach Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Arboretum at Arizona State University (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Tempe Town Lake (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hole in the Rock (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Papago Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)

Traveling to and around Tempe

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Mesa, AZ (MSC-Falcon Field Municipal), which is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) away.

You can see more of Tempe by jumping on the metro at Mill Ave - Third Street Station, Tempe Transportation Center or Veterans Way - College Station.

Where to stay around Tempe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,096 holiday lettings near Tempe. From 1,638 Houses to 1,730 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tempe is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tempe?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tempe:

  • South Tempe: 1,611 holiday homes
  • Sunset: 193 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 201 holiday homes
  • Mill Ave District: 174 holiday homes
  • Cyprus Southwest: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tempe? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tempe. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tempe Transportation Center: 7,115 holiday lettings
  • Shalimar Golf Course: 6,850 holiday lettings
  • Gameworks: 6,612 holiday lettings
  • Tempe History Museum: 6,818 holiday lettings
  • Priest Dr - Washington Station: 7,166 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tempe listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tempe?

Yes, of course. offers 1,638 Houses in Tempe. Our other popular types of Tempe holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,730 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 296 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 77 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tempe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,283 holiday homes with pool available in Tempe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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