Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Fountain Hills, AZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $243 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Fountain Hills. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover charming Fountain Hills

Located less than an hour from Phoenix, Fountain Hills is a relaxed destination for getaways with family, friends, or both. Surrounded by mountains and desert, and boasting one of the world's tallest fountains, it's a great spot to experience amazing Arizona without the hassle of big crowds. From hiking and biking to boating and golf, you'll find outdoor adventure easy to come by during your stay, but if you fancy dialing back the pace, Fountain Hills vacation rentals offer a great base for exploring the area's cultural highlights, or simply kicking back to enjoy a little souvenir shopping and delicious dining.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Fountain Hills

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Fountain Hills a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • OdySea Aquarium (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Grayhawk Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • McCormick Ranch Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Troon North Golf Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Activities

Arts and culture in Fountain Hills

With around 150 pieces of public art proudly displayed throughout Fountain Hills, artistic types should have no problem getting their fix. You might start with the Centennial Circle Art Walk, check out the popular sculpture garden, or visit the former presidents in Fountain Park's Fount Rushmore, and if you're visiting between November and February, there's the bonus of being able to register for a docent-led tour. Craving a little more culture? Catching a performance at the elegant Fountain Hills Theatre can be a lovely way to round off the day before heading back to your vacation rental.

Weather

Shake off the winter in Fountain Hills

Fountain Hills vacation rentals are at their most popular between November and April when temperatures glide between the upper 60s and the low 80s, and sunny days provide an idyllic setting for hitting the fairways at the award-winning SunRidge Canyon Golf Course. Should you find yourself celebrating St. Patrick's Day here, there's the added wonder of watching the iconic fountain turn a brilliant shade of green. Stays in May through October are not out of the question but you'll need to weigh up the advantage of great rental deals against dealing with summer temperatures that regularly soar past 100 degrees.

Natural features

Desert delights in Fountain Hills

The landscape surrounding Fountain Hills is nothing short of a recreational paradise, perfect for those travelers who have a little outdoor time on their agenda. The sprawling McDowell Mountain Regional Park hugs the community's northern border, serving up mile upon mile of desert trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Budding astronomers will want to hang around until nightfall to experience one of the best stargazing opportunities in the Grand Canyon State. In Tonto National Forest to the east, the Lower Salt River provides the perfect setting for lazy tubing adventures or fly fishing for trout below the dam.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Fountain Hills

The nearest airport is in Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX), located 20.1 mi (32.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Mesa, AZ (MSC-Falcon Field Municipal), which is 10.3 mi (16.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Fountain Hills?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Fountain Hills:

  • Around 18 miles from the center of Fountain Hills, it's hard to top "El Norte - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like an ice maker and a DVD player.
  • "Pool House - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, a nearby zoo, WiFi and more. It's around 18 miles from Fountain Hills.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Fountain Hills vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Fountain Hills?

Forget about those chores, because weekends were made for fun. Head for one of these weekend getaways in and around Fountain Hills and make the most of all the amazing things to do close by:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views", which is around 14 miles to the west of central Fountain Hills. There's lots of adventure and nature to keep you on the go here. Try skiing and cycling or simply explore the sights of Bear Creek Golf Course and Phoenix Mountain Preserve.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta - Mccormick Ranch". Use it as a base to unwind, or head out and try your hand at some tennis and golf. When it's time to discover some nearby attractions, organize a visit to Tempe Beach Park and Arizona Hall of Fame Museum. This great vacation rental is around 10 miles west of Fountain Hills.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Fountain Hills?

Usually small, easy on the pocketbook and conveniently located, it's difficult not to fall for the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these options and discover the culture of Fountain Hills up close:

  • Explore the world around you from "Private Phoenician Sanctuary - Villa De Paz". This property is a superb base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including beach towels and outdoor furniture.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Rural, Quiet And Private Casita With View Deck", which offers conveniences such as internet services and a washing machine.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to explore even more of Fountain Hills. Cultural sights like Valley Youth Theatre and Desert Stages Theater will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Fountain Hills?

Just because you only have a handful of days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a bleak hotel room. Take a quick vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Fountain Hills:

  • "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views" is near the heart of Fountain Hills, which means there are tons of things to keep you on the go. Visit cool attractions like Footprint Center and Chase Field when you're not making the most of your cozy property.
  • Wake up, make a coffee and then plan what to see around "4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta - Mccormick Ranch". Arizona State Capitol and Phoenix Convention Center are must-do's if you choose to stay at this sought-after vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Fountain Hills?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to say "I love you." Whisk your special someone off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these escapes in or near Fountain Hills:

  • Put on some soft music and chill together at "El Norte - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu". Around 18 miles from Fountain Hills, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a fireplace and shopping facilities.
  • "Pool House - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu" is another option that's bound to impress. It's around 18 miles from Fountain Hills and comes with beauty services and a fireplace.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Fountain Hills?

If you're searching for somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not make it extra special? These mansions for rent in or near Fountain Hills will easily fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Approximately 14 miles to the west of Fountain Hills is "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views". As well as its magnificent design, you'll also love its top-notch amenities, such as a fireplace and golf.
  • Alternatively, catapult your vacation to a new level and stay a week or two at "1 Best Views 7500 Sf Mansion W". It's located around 1 mile to the west of Fountain Hills and offers amenities like golf, a swimming pool and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Fountain Hills?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Fountain Hills and get everyone together under the one roof:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views". Up to 20 people can stay at this property which has 7 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a fireplace. You'll discover it around 14 miles to the west of Fountain Hills.
  • Nothing's more important than being with the people you love, and "Big Family Friendly Home, Huge Gameroom" makes it easy to do that. Located around 30 miles to the west of Fountain Hills, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and a garden are among the many amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Fountain Hills?

Nothing screams good times like a pool. Grab your inflatable swan and browse these rental houses in or near Fountain Hills that come with this vacation necessity:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Pool House - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a living room and a dishwasher.
  • "Acoma House" Resort Living/heated Pool" is the kind of place you go to leave it all behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A microwave oven and outdoor furniture are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfy.

Fountain Hills has a semi-arid climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 80 ºF and 100 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Fountain Hills vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Fountain Hills?

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is out in the country or by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with loved ones. Choose one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Fountain Hills and bring along the whole gang:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views", which has 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 20 guests. This retreat is located 14 miles to the west of Fountain Hills and features amenities such as a balcony and a kitchen.
  • "4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta - Mccormick Ranch" is also popular with families. It's around 10 miles to the west of Fountain Hills, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 9 people. Handy amenities here include childrens activities and free toiletries.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your to-do list. Phoenix Zoo, Tempe Beach Park and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix are good places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Fountain Hills?

Add a dose of grandeur to your getaway by booking somewhere with an indoor pool. These amazing large houses in or near Fountain Hills have a swimming space that's your very own, along with plenty of room for whoever you're inviting along:

  • With 5 bedrooms that can sleep up to 10 people, "Stunning Estate With 3 Masters" is the perfect place to hang out with the people that matter most. Make use of this getaway's range of amenities, including a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, treat your gang to a stay at "Stunning Villa+waterslide+golf+pingpong+pooltable+htdpool Included+chef+massage", which has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. Along with that chic pool nestled inside, a swimming pool and a kitchen will keep everybody comfortable and content.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Fountain Hills vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.