The best destinations for vacation rentals in Arizona

From ancient canyons to trend-setting cities, Arizona is a state of incredible diversity. Where you stay in the Grand Canyon State will be largely determined by your itinerary. Cities like Phoenix, Tucson, and Scottsdale promise an urban buzz, while enclaves like Williams and Green Valley offer a nature fix. Planning an extended visit? With Arizona vacation rentals by owner you can unlock fantastic deals on monthly stays.

Phoenix, AZ vacation rentals

Vacation rentals in Phoenix put you in the heart of the desert city, where you'll find top-tier cultural attractions and some of the best Mexican eateries this side of the border. Phoenix is drenched in more than 300 days of sunshine a year so why not book a property featuring a pool? To the north, upscale Scottsdale is an enclave for 'Valley of the Sun' mansions.

Vacation rentals in Glendale, AZ

Glendale may be just 10 miles from Downtown Phoenix but it's no wallflower. In the historic Old Towne, redbrick sidewalks are lined with twinkling lights, jumbled antique stores, and ethnic eateries. To the north-west, vacation rentals in Peoria, AZ offer excellent value for money. Private pools and palm-fringed gardens are a guaranteed way to beat the heat. You'll also find excellent vacation rentals in Chandler, AZ.

Vacation rentals in Tempe, AZ

Arizona's liveliest district, Tempe is a bastion for trendy bars and artisan coffee houses. It's anchored by Arizona State University and has a distinct student flavor, which means vacation rentals fill up fast during open days, orientations, graduation ceremonies, and games at Sun Devil Football Stadium. To the east, vacation rentals in Mesa, AZ combine comfort and affordability with a luxe suburban setting.

Vacation rentals in Yuma, AZ

Perched on the Mexican border, Yuma lures vacationers with a revitalized downtown and a Wild West-style prison that traces its roots to the 1800s. The city is known for its RV resorts which means you'll find plenty of powered sites and comfortable mobile homes. If you prefer a little more space, book a waterfront property on Lake Martinez.

Vacation rentals in Williams, AZ

For most visitors, Williams is a gateway to Grand Canyon National Park. The town is peppered with historic cottages, some strung along Route 66. Williams is also heavy on family-sized homes featuring spacious living areas, stone fireplaces, and cozy décor. Secluded cabins promise an intimate stay, not to mention incredible stargazing. For easy access to the north rim consider vacation rentals in Page, AZ.

Vacation rentals in Sun City

If you want to stay close to Downtown Phoenix without swallowing the higher price tags, you'll love Sun City rentals. You'll be a 30-minute drive from the state capital and can take your pick of 1970s-style homes fronted by sun-drenched cactus gardens. For more budget-friendly homes browse vacation rentals in Surprise, AZ on the western bank of the Agua Fria River. You'll also find good vacation rentals in Gilbert, AZ.

Bullhead City vacation rentals

Set on the Colorado River, Bullhead City is all about bright lights and neon-lit slot machines. Condos are a dime-a-dozen and most feature swimming pools, fitness centers, and private balconies. Luxury travelers snap up spacious waterfront homes overlooking the Colorado River. Head downstream and you'll find a good selection of Parker, AZ rentals near the famous BlueWater Resort and Casino.

Vacation rentals in Prescott, AZ

Prescott rentals put you within walking distance of Whiskey Row, an iconic Arizona thoroughfare lined with Western bars and country music venues. Soak up the pioneer-era history in a craftsman cottage or escape to a forest cabin surrounded by Ponderosa pines. 100 miles east, vacation rentals in Payson, AZ also celebrate the state's Western heritage.

Green Valley rentals

Vacation rentals in Green Valley, AZ welcome a diverse line-up of guests, from birders bound for Madera Canyon to golfers heading to one of the eight nearby courses. If you prefer lakeside scenery browse vacation rentals in Pinetop, AZ. The town moonlights as a summer resort and is a great place to swim, boat, fish, and enjoy the White Mountains.