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-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling 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 centre. 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 near Tempe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,423 holiday rentals near Tempe. From 1,763 Houses to 1,976 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tempe for a long holiday or a weekend break 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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tempe:

  • Optimist Park SW: 27 holiday homes
  • McClintock: 24 holiday homes
  • Mill Ave District: 164 holiday homes
  • South Tempe: 1,463 holiday homes
  • The Lakes: 42 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tempe?

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

  • Tempe Transportation Center: 6,811 holiday rentals
  • Shalimar Golf Course: 6,564 holiday rentals
  • Mill Ave: 6,764 holiday rentals
  • Gameworks: 6,342 holiday rentals
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona: 6,358 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,763 Houses in Tempe. Our other popular types of Tempe holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,976 holiday houses
  • Villas: 66 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 360 holiday houses

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 Tempe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,449 holiday homes with pool available in Tempe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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