Destination guide

Travel to artsy Peoria

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Peoria. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Wet 'n' Wild and Peoria Sports Complex are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Peoria

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Peoria a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet 'n' Wild (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • AZ Challenger Space Center (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • The 500 Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Arrowhead Country Club (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Victory Lane Sports Complex (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Glendale Aquatic Center (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Peoria

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Peoria is a great place to spend some time outside. 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 (25.9 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Lake Pleasant Regional Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Lake Pleasant (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Thunderbird Conservation Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Adobe Dam Regional Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Centennial Friendship Park (10.5 mi / 17 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Peoria

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), located 13.4 mi (21.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 23.9 mi (38.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Peoria?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,572 house rentals around Peoria. From 1,053 Houses to 324 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 Peoria is on HomeAway.

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

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 Peoria:

  • Westbrook Village: 66 vacation rentals
  • Fletcher Heights: 17 vacation rentals
  • Desert Harbor: 22 vacation rentals
  • Vistancia: 21 vacation rentals
  • Dove Valley Ranch: 23 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 Peoria?

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

  • Peoria Sports Complex: 3,957 home rentals
  • Rio Vista Recreation Park: 3,624 home rentals
  • Arizona Challenger Space Center: 3,663 home rentals
  • Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia: 1,297 home rentals
  • Arizona Broadway Theatre: 4,224 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,053 Houses in Peoria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Peoria include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 324 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 72 lodging choices
  • Villas: 11 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 Peoria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,199 vacation homes with pool available in Peoria.

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