Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Downtown Phoenix

Come and experience Downtown Phoenix and its live music, theater scene and art galleries. This city's sporting events, restaurants and museums draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Chase Field and Phoenix Convention Center. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Phoenix

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Downtown Phoenix a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Phoenix Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Arizona Biltmore Country Club (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Rolling Hills Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Phoenix

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Phoenix is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Mountain (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Ro He En Japanese Friendship Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Encanto Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Sunnyslope Mountain (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Papago Park (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hole in the Rock (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Downtown Phoenix

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away.

You can get around Downtown Phoenix by catching a ride on the metro at 12th Street - Jefferson Station, 12th Street - Washington Station or 3rd Street - Jefferson Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Phoenix?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown Phoenix:

  • Arcadia: 336 vacation rentals
  • Kierland: 740 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Valley Village: 3,555 vacation rentals
  • Carefree Arizona: 43 vacation rentals
  • Scottsdale North: 27 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Downtown Phoenix?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Downtown Phoenix. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Biltmore Fashion Park: 6,622 home rentals
  • Phoenix Theatre: 6,352 home rentals
  • Town and Country Shopping Center: 6,559 home rentals
  • Arizona Biltmore Country Club: 6,666 home rentals
  • Arizona Veterans Memorial Arena: 6,280 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Phoenix listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown Phoenix?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 171 Houses in Downtown Phoenix. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Phoenix include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 269 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 11 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 33 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown Phoenix?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 218 vacation homes with pool available in Downtown Phoenix.

    Explore destinations around Downtown Phoenix

    6,410 vacation rentals
    4,321 vacation rentals
    2,223 vacation rentals
    712 vacation rentals
    208 vacation rentals
    Fountain Hills
    2,259 vacation rentals
    2,325 vacation rentals
    4,092 vacation rentals
    1,048 vacation rentals
    1,619 vacation rentals
    Estrella Mountain Ranch
    316 vacation rentals
    2,558 vacation rentals
    Sun City
    2,062 vacation rentals
    San Tan Valley
    716 vacation rentals
    Sun City West
    810 vacation rentals
    886 vacation rentals
    Cave Creek
    2,023 vacation rentals
    Paradise Valley
    4,926 vacation rentals
    Litchfield Park
    965 vacation rentals
    Tempe Town Lake
    4,109 vacation rentals