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Destination guide

Explore the desert setting in Phoenix

Come and experience Phoenix and its art galleries, live music and theater scene. This cosmopolitan city allures visitors with its sporting events and mountain views. Local cultural sights include Phoenix Theatre and Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Phoenix

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Phoenix a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Phoenix Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Wet 'n' Wild (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Arizona Biltmore Country Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Rolling Hills Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Phoenix

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Phoenix is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Mountain (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Ro He En Japanese Friendship Garden (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Encanto Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sunnyslope Mountain (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • South Mountain Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Papago Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Phoenix

Fly into Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 15.1 mi (24.2 km) away.

It's easy to get around Phoenix by catching a ride on the metro at Jefferson Street - 1st Ave Station, Washington - Central Station or Van Buren - 1st Ave Station.

Where to stay around Phoenix?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,489 holiday lettings near Phoenix. From 3,510 Houses to 2,777 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 Phoenix is on HomeAway.

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

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 Phoenix:

  • Deer Valley: 915 holiday homes
  • North Mountain: 1,465 holiday homes
  • Desert Ridge: 726 holiday homes
  • Desert View Village: 62 holiday homes
  • Paradise Valley Oasis: 96 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 Phoenix?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Phoenix. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burton Barr Central Library: 6,724 holiday lettings
  • South Mountain Park: 4,805 holiday lettings
  • Roosevelt Row: 6,739 holiday lettings
  • Camelback Ranch: 1,004 holiday lettings
  • Desert Ridge Marketplace: 6,446 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Phoenix listed on HomeAway 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 Phoenix?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,510 Houses in Phoenix. Our other popular types of Phoenix holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,777 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 187 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 55 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Phoenix?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,128 holiday homes with pool available in Phoenix. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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