Destination guide

Delight in the desert landscape of Sun City

The desert and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Sun City. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. Peoria Sports Complex and Gila River Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Sun City

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Sun City has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet 'n' Wild (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • AZ Challenger Space Center (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Arrowhead Country Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Glendale Aquatic Center (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • The 500 Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Victory Lane Sports Complex (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sun City

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

  • Centennial Friendship Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Rio Vista Recreation Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Sahuaro Ranch Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Thunderbird Conservation Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Adobe Dam Regional Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Shaw Butte (12 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sun City

Fly into Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), the closest airport, located 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), which is 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Sun City?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,178 house rentals near Sun City. From 1,178 Houses to 657 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sun City for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sun City?

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 Sun City:

  • Newlife: 23 vacation rentals
  • Sun City Grand: 321 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Valley Village: 3,668 vacation rentals
  • Alhambra: 152 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Phoenix: 456 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 Sun City?

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

  • Camelback Ranch: 1,039 home rentals
  • Chase Field: 6,633 home rentals
  • Arizona Science Center: 6,650 home rentals
  • Grand Canyon University: 6,817 home rentals
  • Phoenix International Raceway: 1,651 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sun City 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 Sun City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,178 Houses in Sun City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sun City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 657 lodging choices
  • Villas: 21 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 101 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 Sun City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,469 vacation homes with pool available in Sun City.

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