Road trip destinations from Phoenix for your next group getaway

Looking forward to a chance to get away this summer? Summer road trips from the city are not only low-cost, but they also provide travelers the time to create lifelong memories while exploring what’s off the beaten path.

Travelers get twice the space for half the cost of a hotel by renting a vacation home. More space means more bedrooms, making the trip affordable for everyone by splitting costs.

Booking a vacation rental through Vrbo means your next group getaway from Phoenix can cost as little as $38 per person a night. We curated a list of four road trip destinations from the city and where to stay in each.

1. Sedona

Just a two-hour drive from Phoenix, Sedona is surrounded by 1.8 million acres of national forest land, giving visitors instant access to all kinds of recreational activities. Known for its spiritual energy vortexes and unique vibe, the city attracts visitors with a variety of interests. Popular attractions include Chapel of the Holy Cross, Cathedral Rock, and Red Rock State Park.

Set in a quiet neighborhood, this 4-bedroom home features a spacious interior and stunning views of Thunder Mountain. After a long day of exploring all that Sedona has to offer, guests can relax in the outdoor hot tub set among lush greenery. The location is a short walk to many of Sedona’s best restaurants, spas, and hiking trails.

Rent this 4-bedroom home in Sedona

2. Tucson

Known as the “City of Sunshine,” Tucson is an hour and 45 minute drive from Phoenix. On a trip to Tucson, visitors can expect beautiful architecture, desert flora and fauna, and an abundance of delicious Mexican food. Popular sites include Saguaro National Park, Mission San Xavier del Bac, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

Offering 3,000 square feet of living space, this Tucson home is perfect for families or groups of friends traveling together. Spend your days birdwatching on the patio, swimming in the pristine private pool, or grilling on the gas barbecue. While you can easily spend your whole vacation on the property, exploring the area is easy thanks to the home’s fantastic location.

Stay in this Tucson vacation home

3. Cornville

On a trip to Cornville, visitors can tour wineries, horseback through the wilderness, play a few rounds of golf, visit unique art exhibits, or hike through the surrounding area. Cornville also features the largest fish hatchery in Arizona. Make sure to bring your furry friends along on the trip, as some wineries are dog-friendly.

This Southwestern vacation home offers panoramic views, privacy, and seclusion. Situated on six acres in Cornville, the desert oasis features a hot tub and private pool for guests to enjoy. The home sleeps up to 10 people and is the perfect place to relax while creating lifelong memories with family and friends.

Book this private desert retreat in Cornville

4. Page

Page is a small town in Northern Arizona on the southern shores of Lake Powell. Over three million tourists visit Page each year to experience its astonishing beauty. Get your cameras ready, as two of the most Instagrammed spots in Arizona — Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon — are in Page.

Sleeping up to eight people, this 3-bedroom home is a short distance from all of Page’s unique attractions. After a day full of adventure, head out to the backyard for an alfresco dining experience. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and more.

Rent this 3-bedroom home in Page