Destination guide

Travel to friendly Surprise

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Surprise. This welcoming city is known for its baseball games, shopping and restaurants. 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 Surprise

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Surprise a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet 'n' Wild (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • AZ Challenger Space Center (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Arrowhead Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Glendale Aquatic Center (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • The 500 Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Surprise

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Surprise is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Friendship Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Rio Vista Recreation Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Sahuaro Ranch Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Thunderbird Conservation Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Adobe Dam Regional Park (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Surprise

Fly into Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), the closest airport, located 14.8 mi (23.8 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 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Surprise?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,001 house rentals around Surprise. From 737 Houses to 152 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 Surprise is on HomeAway.

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

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 Surprise:

  • Sun City Grand: 319 vacation rentals
  • Arizona Traditions: 15 vacation rentals
  • Happy Trails: 23 vacation rentals
  • Marley Park: 35 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Ranch: 22 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 Surprise?

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

  • Coyote Lakes Golf Club: 2,201 home rentals
  • Centennial Friendship Park: 1,908 home rentals
  • Granite Falls Golf Course: 1,231 home rentals
  • Sun Village Golf Course: 1,451 home rentals
  • Surprise Stadium: 1,633 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 737 Houses in Surprise. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Surprise include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 152 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 18 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 33 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Surprise?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 792 vacation homes with pool available in Surprise.

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