Phoenix, or “The Valley of the Sun” is a major metropolis in the middle of the desert. Situated on the north side of the Sonoran Desert, the city rarely does not see the sun with over 325 days of sunshine on average per year! Phoenix offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all types of travelers, so if you can handle the heat, Phoenix maybe your best vacation bet!
Are you an outdoor adventurer? Phoenix and the surrounding area is a major draw for those who love the great outdoors. With major golf courses, hiking trails, world-class mountain biking, geological wonders and the proximity to other major attraction areas, make this place a blast to visit. Within a couple of hours, you can visit Sedona, Flagstaff and, of course, the Grand Canyon.
Looking for a luxury getaway? Phoenix and the surrounding areas have you covered, there is no shortage of 5-star hotels boasting golf, luxury spas and many cabanas and pools for those who are looking for a day of relaxation. A few good options are the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, the Arizona Biltmore, and JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Resort.
Sports lovers will rejoice as something is always in season. In March, baseball fans flock to Phoenix to attend Spring training for teams such as the Cubs and the Mariners. Other teams that call Phoenix home are the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) Phoenix Suns (NBA), Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) and Arizona Coyotes (NHL).
The culture and history of this city can be felt in the archeology you can explore at places such as Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park. Dive into the vast history of the natural area that was once was the ocean floor.
No matter what the occasion, book your Phoenix vacation rental today to explore all that this historic city has to offer!
Phoenix has one major airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), which is 3 miles from downtown.
The fastest way to get into the city is by light rail (PHX Sky Train) which leaves from the airport and will connect you with downtown, Other options are taxis, low-cost shuttles (Skoot Airport shuttle), major rideshare companies or car rentals, which all service the airport and can get you to your vacation rental.
Getting around town? As the city is very large and fairly spread out, renting a car may be your best option if you’re looking to get out an explore the area. If you’re staying in town however, easy options to get around town is by public transportation, car or taxi/rideshare.
Phoenix is in the desert, is known for the heat, and is truly hot in the summer. May – October are the hottest months of the year with many days around 110 degrees in the summer months. January – February are the coldest months and temperatures can drop to below 40 degrees. July is the wettest month and May is the driest. Make sure you book a vacation rental with your preferred heating and cooling options to make your visit comfortable no matter what season you visit.
In Phoenix, most of the almost 5,000 vacation rental options are houses with an average nightly price of around $400. The median size is about 2300 ft² which makes them a great fit for larger groups or families, as most can accommodate 6-8 people. Apartment/Condos are the second most available with an average nightly price of $275 for 1000 ft². Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, there are many options in Phoenix to choose from for your next vacation rental.
Phoenix Zoo- https://www.phoenixzoo.org/
Children’s Museum of Phoenix- https://childrensmuseumofphoenix.org/
Phoenix OdySea Aquarium - https://www.odyseaaquarium.com/
Heard Museum- https://heard.org/
Phoenix Art Museum - http://www.phxart.org/
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra - https://www.phoenixsymphony.org/
Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park - http://www.pueblogrande.org/
Desert Botanical Garden - https://www.dbg.org/
Arizona State Fair - https://azstatefair.com/