Destination guide

The friendly city of Glendale awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Glendale with a stay in a private vacation home. Well known for its sporting events, university setting and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Gila River Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Glendale

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Glendale a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Wet 'n' Wild (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Phoenix Zoo (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Glendale Aquatic Center (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Arrowhead Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Castle N' Coasters (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Glendale

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Glendale is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Mountain (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Sahuaro Ranch Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Rio Vista Recreation Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Shaw Butte (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Thunderbird Conservation Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Centennial Friendship Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Glendale

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), which is 15.8 mi (25.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Glendale?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,465 house rentals around Glendale. From 1,410 Houses to 684 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Glendale is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Glendale?

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 Glendale:

  • Arrowhead Ranch: 77 vacation rentals
  • Glendale Sports and Entertainment District: 32 vacation rentals
  • Arrowhead Lakes: 31 vacation rentals
  • Rovey Farm Estates: 30 vacation rentals
  • Desert Sunset: 15 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 Glendale?

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

  • Gila River Arena: 3,432 home rentals
  • University of Phoenix Stadium: 2,008 home rentals
  • Westgate Entertainment District: 3,447 home rentals
  • Arrowhead Country Club: 4,134 home rentals
  • Arrowhead Towne Center: 4,202 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,410 Houses in Glendale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glendale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 684 lodging choices
  • Villas: 17 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 115 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glendale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,647 vacation homes with pool available in Glendale.

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