Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly South Mountain

Learn about the unique charm of South Mountain with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and golfing. Taliesin West and Chase Field are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in South Mountain

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes South Mountain a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Phoenix Zoo (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Oasis Water Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Rolling Hills Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • ASU Karsten Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of South Mountain

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, South Mountain is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camelback Mountain (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • South Mountain Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Ro He En Japanese Friendship Garden (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Encanto Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Sunnyslope Mountain (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Kiwanis Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around South Mountain

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), located 4.4 mi (7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Chandler, AZ (CHD-Chandler Municipal), which is 16 mi (25.7 km) away.

Where to stay near South Mountain?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,227 holiday rentals near South Mountain. From 1,182 Houses to 1,489 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 South Mountain is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Mountain?

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 South Mountain:

  • Chateau De Vie Seven: 111 holiday homes
  • Arcadia Manors: 25 holiday homes
  • Alta Vista Park: 40 holiday homes
  • McCormick Ranch: 1,832 holiday homes
  • Paradise Heights: 16 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 South Mountain?

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

  • Arizona Grand Golf Course: 6,000 holiday rentals
  • Raven Golf Club: 5,911 holiday rentals
  • Oasis Water Park: 5,954 holiday rentals
  • Halle Heart Children’s Museum: 5,669 holiday rentals
  • South Mountain Park: 4,514 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Mountain 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 South Mountain?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,182 Houses in South Mountain. Our other popular types of South Mountain holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,489 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 293 holiday houses
  • Villas: 52 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 South Mountain?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,211 holiday homes with pool available in South Mountain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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