Destination guide

Explore the desert setting in Phoenix

Come and experience Phoenix and its art galleries, live music and theatre scene. This cosmopolitan city attracts visitors thanks to its sporting events and mountain views. Local cultural sights include Phoenix Theatre and Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion. A holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Phoenix a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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 near Phoenix?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,548 holiday rentals near Phoenix. From 3,536 Houses to 2,762 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes 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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Phoenix:

  • Camelback East: 3,297 holiday homes
  • Alta Vista Park: 43 holiday homes
  • Red Rock North: 29 holiday homes
  • North Mountain: 1,448 holiday homes
  • Downtown Phoenix: 527 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 Phoenix?

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

  • Children's Museum of Phoenix: 6,643 holiday rentals
  • Orpheum Theater: 6,637 holiday rentals
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix: 5,451 holiday rentals
  • Burton Barr Central Library: 6,677 holiday rentals
  • Arizona Science Center: 6,640 holiday rentals

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 3,536 Houses in Phoenix. Our other popular types of Phoenix holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,762 holiday houses
  • Villas: 193 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 59 holiday houses

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 6,002 holiday homes with pool available in Phoenix. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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