Discover a selection of 239 vacation rentals in New River, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $89 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in New River. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Arizona adventures in New River

Halfway between Phoenix and Prescott, New River is an ideal vacation destination if you want to explore these vibrant cities and the epic desert and forest landscapes of Arizona. With off-roading and desert trails on your doorstep and the sparkling Lake Pleasant just a 30-minute drive away, choosing a New River vacation rental is the perfect choice for outdoor enthusiasts. And when you want to swap the outdoors for urban pleasures, the thrilling cities of Glendale, Scottsdale and Phoenix all lie to the south, so New River vacation rentals are well placed for exploring the theaters, museums, sporting events, live music and great shopping in Arizona.

Things to do

Lake pursuits near New River

Half an hour west of your New River vacation rental, the serene Lake Pleasant has boating ramps where you can launch small craft for a day on the water. The lake is known for its bass, bluegill, crappie and catfish, and you can head to the Scorpion Bay marina to rent a fishing boat, ski-boat or kayak for the day. The park also has a number of short but attractive lakeside trails to meander along. Off-roading is another popular way to experience the desert landscapes. Meanwhile, to the north, Prescott bursts with historic buildings, local history museums and turn-of-the-century saloons along the city's famous Whiskey Row.

Activities

Explore Phoenix from New River

In New River, you have great shopping on your doorstep at the Outlets at Anthem mall, but Arizona is made for road trips and choosing a New River vacation rental offers you something to see in every direction. To the south, the upscales shops, restaurants and spas of Scottsdale are less than an hour away. Neighboring Glendale is known for its college vibe, great antique shops and sporting events. Or head into the state capital of Phoenix for more shopping and dining options, world-class theater performances and family-friendly attractions, such as the Desert Botanical Garden.

Weather

Hot times in New River

Like the rest of Arizona, New River is warm and dry year-round. Nights can be cold but, even in winter, high temperatures can reach into the high 60s and low 70s. By summer, those highs are tipping 100. On these scorching, sunny summer days, you can head to the lakeside at Lake Pleasant Park to rent a tube or raft for the day and lazily cool down on the water. This is the season when renting a New River vacation rental with its own private pool is a truly welcome treat – blissing out in your back yard is just the thing on hazy summer days.

Natural features

Get back to nature in New River

New River vacation rentals enjoy picturesque spots, nestled between Lake Pleasant Regional Park and Tonto National Forest. The latter's millions of acres stretch from cactus-studded desert to dramatic hillsides of Ponderosa pine. Its numerous trails offer opportunities to explore these spectacular, rugged landscapes. Closer to home, just 20 minutes from many New River vacation rentals, the Phoenix Sonoran Reserve provides an opportunity to trek the desert hillsides dotted with wildflowers and Saguaro cactus. Alternatively, head north to the scented woodlands of Prescott National Forest. Its trails are very popular with mountain bikers.

How to get there

Traveling to and around New River

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), located 17.9 mi (28.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around New River, AZ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 239 vacation rentals around New River. From 186 house rentals to 13 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in New River?

We all appreciate a room with a view. But if you're looking for vistas that'll make you feel like you're on cloud nine, you'll need to head for the hills. Vrbo has no less than 89 alpine getaway rentals available. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Luckily, Vrbo has heaps more options, including:

  • 21 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 17 mountainside vacation rentals.
  • 15 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in New River?

You can forget about uninspiring hotel-chain rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you could possibly need! There are 205 houses available on Vrbo. Prices start at $39 a night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's taste, we have a range of other property types available, such as:

  • Hotel: 13 vacation homes. Prices start from $76 per night.
  • Condo: 11 vacation homes. Prices start from $99 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 8 vacation homes. Prices start from $1,300 per night.

Can I stay in New River in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than being somewhere new with your friends and loved ones. The great news is Vrbo has options suitable for large groups. 63 house vacation homes are ready to be booked. Currently, they're the leading choice here for sizeable groups. Properties for rent in this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can house 8 guests? We have 130 that will be ideal. The prices start from $53 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your family, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 100 vacation homes that are suitable. You can get one for as little as $70 per night.
  • Going away with a group of 10? We have 64 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $100 a night.

You and all your mates will be well looked after when you book your New River adventure with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in New River?

Ditch those samey hotel chains! Delight in the ease of living like one of the locals in a cost-effective rental instead. Get a load of the incredible options available for you now on Vrbo. Trilogy At Vistancia is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 22 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $105 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Westbrook Village is another place to check out. Vrbo has 38 rentals here, and the average price is around $128 per night.

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