Discover a selection of 7,000 vacation rentals in Scottsdale 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 $55 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Scottsdale. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy cabin rentals near Scottsdale

The desert city of Scottsdale is an ideal place for cabins in Arizona. Located just outside of Phoenix, Scottsdale boasts premier golf courses, luxurious spas, and endless opportunities for dining and nightlife. During your trip, you can visit Taliesin West, the former home and studio of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and the Downtown Old Town area, which features historic buildings from the city’s past. If you want to enjoy the outdoors and sunshine, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve is nearby for hiking among rock formations, hills, and cacti. With a cabin in Scottsdale, you’ll have access to all the attractions of both cities.

History

Historic sites near vacation homes in Scottsdale

History buffs will love the historic sites and specialty museums in Scottsdale. Vacation rentals are available near places like the Penske Racing Museum, a museum dedicated to the Penske race team cars, memorabilia, and medals, and the AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park, a showcase for Arizona history. You'll also enjoy Scottsdale Museum of the West, a museum celebrating the history of the American West with paintings and artifacts.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Scottsdale vacation rentals

Famous as the former home of iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright, you can visit his winter home and studio, Taliesin West. Today, his house and studio are open for guided tours and is home to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. If you favour modern art over modern architecture, then opt for a tour of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, which houses a vast collection of artworks and design. Bringing the kids? Then don't miss a visit to the OdySea Aquarium, the largest in the Southwest, where you can meet mermaids, otters, and penguins.

Activities

Things to do near Scottsdale vacation homes

From wine tasting and art walks, to golf courses and spas, there's something for everyone in Scottsdale. The city has access to some 200 golf courses—now that's a lot of birdies! If you'd rather pick up a bargain or two than score a hole-in-one, then head to the Scottsdale Quarter and the Scottsdale Fashion Square, where you'll find dozens of cool, independent boutiques, as well as big-name brands. Don't miss sampling some of Downtown's buzzy honky-tonk bars, hip clubs, and stylish restaurants. You'll see why Scottsdale's called the South Beach of the desert.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near Scottsdale vacation homes

Scottsdale has an array of beautiful outdoor spaces for adventures. Vacation homes give you access to hiking, climbing, and biking at places like Camelback Mountain and Papago Park, stargazing at Hole in the Rock sandstone formations, and wildlife viewing at the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. You can also swim with dolphins at Dolphinaris Arizona, a marine habitat with open-air pools and viewing tanks.

Weather

Local weather for the trip to Scottsdale vacation homes

Known as the Valley of the Sun, Scottsdale is famous for having over 300 days of sunshine each year. The best time to visit is between November and April, when when blue skies and balmy 70 degree temperatures dominate. The summer can get blisteringly hot, and regularly tops the 100 degree mark in August. Although, if you can bear it, you'll often find the widest choice of Scottsdale vacation rentals. December to March is the busiest time, when the city attracts the snowbirds looking for some winter warmth, and rentals can get snapped up quickly.

Natural features

Let's get Pinnacle —Scottsdale's hiking trails

Covering the northeastern reaches of Greater Phoenix, Scottsdale borders the Tonto National Forest and the vast Sonoran Desert. Surrounded by some of the Southwest's finest wilderness and vast desert plains, the Sonoran Desert region is remarkably popular with the hiking set. The Pinnacle Peak Trail in Pinnacle Peak Park is a good starting point for beginners. The 4-mile trail is lined with wildflowers and cacti, and leads to some scenic views across the plains. There are also guided hikes on offer from the visitor's center on selected days of the week.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Scottsdale

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 8.8 mi (14.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Scottsdale?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 6,546 vacation rentals around Scottsdale. From 3,568 house rentals to 186 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.