Destination guide

Travel to friendly Surprise

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Surprise. This welcoming city is known for its baseball games, shopping and restaurants. Peoria Sports Complex and Gila River Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Surprise

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Surprise a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet 'n' Wild (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • AZ Challenger Space Center (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Arrowhead Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Glendale Aquatic Center (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • The 500 Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Surprise

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Surprise is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Friendship Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Rio Vista Recreation Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Sahuaro Ranch Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Thunderbird Conservation Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Adobe Dam Regional Park (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)

Transportation options to and around Surprise

Fly into Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), the closest airport, located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Surprise?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 941 holiday lettings near Surprise. From 687 Houses to 131 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 Surprise is on HomeAway.

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

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 Surprise:

  • Arizona Traditions: 17 holiday homes
  • Sierra Verde: 34 holiday homes
  • Sun City Grand Desert Oasis: 47 holiday homes
  • Orchards Estates: 22 holiday homes
  • Sun City Grand: 327 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 Surprise? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Surprise. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Centennial Friendship Park: 1,966 holiday lettings
  • Granite Falls Golf Course: 1,257 holiday lettings
  • Surprise Stadium: 1,662 holiday lettings
  • Uptown Alley: 1,987 holiday lettings
  • Burton Barr Central Library: 6,925 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Surprise 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 Surprise?

Yes, of course. offers 687 Houses in Surprise. Our other popular types of Surprise holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 131 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Surprise?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 752 holiday homes with pool available in Surprise. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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