Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Tucson, 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 $47 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Tucson. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Tucson from vacation home rentals

Pack your sunscreen and plenty of bottled water—and say hola to Tucson. Just 60 miles north of the U.S.–Mexico border, Tucson is a sun-soaked community known for its sprawling desert scenery, wild west history, and thriving arts and culture scene. Along with Phoenix, Tucson is one of the major cities in Arizona's Sun Corridor, a so-called "megaregion" that includes most of the state's population. Visitors flock to Tucson for its plethora of outdoor activities, and your Tucson vacation rental will put you close to some of the region's most scenic desert landscapes.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Tucson vacation rentals

After exploring the arid peaks and rocky scrubland of Saguaro National Park, you can duck into the Tucson Museum of Art for a break from the desert sun. Here, you'll find thousands of works of contemporary and classical artists in a modern, 74,000-square-foot space. At the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, nature lovers of all ages can get face to face with more than 200 species of wildlife in a 98-acre park that includes an aquarium, a natural history museum, and a zoo, as well as botanical gardens and an art gallery.


Things to do near Tucson vacation homes

With over 92,000 acres of scenic wilderness in Saguaro National Park, Tucson is a nature lover's paradise. Separated into 2 sections on either side of Tucson, the park boasts more than 150 miles of hiking trails, as well as areas for mountain biking and horseback riding. Home to a bustling arts scene, you can find a number of shops in town selling all kinds of handcrafted goods from local artisans. Poolside lounging is a popular pastime, and a Tucson vacation rental with a pool is a great way to beat the heat during the toasty summer months.


Climate for your trip to Tucson vacation homes

Boasting more than 3,800 hours of sunshine per year, Tucson has a desert climate, with hot summers, relatively mild winters, and an annual monsoon season that brings the bulk of the city's rainfall. Average summer highs reach 100 degrees in June and July, while July and August typically inaugurate the year's monsoons. Winters are typically mild, with average temperatures ranging from 39 to 69 degrees in December, January, and February. A popular destination for folks seeking refuge from colder winter weather elsewhere, you'll find the best rates for Tucson vacation rentals during the less crowded summer months.

Natural features

Check out Tucson's distinctive desert landscape

More than 2,600 feet above sea level, Tucson lies on a high plain in the Sonoran Desert. Built along the (mostly dry) bed of the Santa Cruz River, the city is ringed by a number of mountains, including the Rincon, Santa Rita, Tortolita, and Santa Catalina ranges. In the nearby Saguaro National Park, you'll find 92,000 acres of preserved desert wilderness, including scrubland, cactus stands, and 165 miles of hiking trails. The park is also home to numerous species of desert wildlife, and you can spot javelinas, coyotes, jackrabbits, and even the occasional mountain lion.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Tucson

Fly into Tucson International Airport (TUS), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Tucson, AZ (AVW-Marana Regional), which is 19.1 mi (30.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Tucson Station. Walk to nearby metro transportation at Roy Laos Transit Center or Tohono Transit Center if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Family friendly

Family fun near Tucson vacation rentals

Families with children can find an array of kid-friendly attractions in Tucson. Vacation rentals are available near places like Pima Air & Space Museum, a museum with air and spacecraft on display, and Old Tucson, a movie set from Old West movies that is now a family theme park. You could also visit Reid Park Zoo, an expansive zoo with a wide variety of animals and interactive wildlife encounters.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Tucson

Tucson has plenty of romantic attractions and idyllic outdoor locations to explore on a couple’s trip. Vacation homes can be found near places like the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, a national forest with hiking trails, tram rides, and picturesque desert canyons, and Mission San Xavier del Bac, an iconic mission church with baroque architecture and painted artwork. You'll also like Tohono Chul, a compact desert habitat with cacti, demonstration gardens, and art displays.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Tucson?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Tucson:

  • Around 11 miles from the center of Tucson, you'll love staying at "Bella View Resort Beckons You To Enjoy The Peace And Quiet Of This Home". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a dryer and a separate dining area.
  • Another enticing choice is "Magical Private Mountain Estate In Ventana Canyon + Guest Ventana Membership", which is around 11 miles from Tucson. Featuring 3 bedrooms, high-speed internet services and off-street parking options, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Tucson?

Punching above its weight when it comes to charm and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Tucson provides a front-row seat to big adventure. Close down all your tech and switch your focus to outdoor fun at one of these fun-sized stays:

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Private Peaceful Tiny House In Central Tucson Minutes From Downtown And The U Of A". This retreat in Tucson packs plenty of comforts into its cozy space, such as a TV and internet services.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "Windfeather Resort/ Moon Dance Tiny Home With Self Check". Located in Tucson, this teensy abode comes with daily housekeeping services and nearby birdwatching activities.

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

We all deserve some "me time" every now and then. If you're itching to spend a couple of uninterrupted mornings lounging around with a good book, you'll find some excellent weekend getaways in and around Tucson. These are some of our favorites:

  • "Ideal Private Oasis In The Sonoran Desert" is perfect for a couple of days of fun and relaxation. It offers convenient amenities, such as spa and beauty services and nearby ecotour services, and is located 14 miles to the southeast of Tucson.
  • Alternatively, cram a few clothes into your bag and head to "Storybook Mt Lemmon Log Cabin". This top getaway is around 19 miles northeast of Tucson and features a restaurant dining guide and free toiletries.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Tucson?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting to know the area and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. These vacation properties in or near Tucson will tick all the boxes:

  • One of our top picks is "Private Desert Mountain Casita On Cloud Nine Picturesque Resort Setting". Book a few nights at this popular apartment and you'll have access to a free nearby fitness center and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Or, use "Desert Beauty, Close To City, Quiet And Private" as a base to tick off the sights around you. This cozy stay offers free toiletries, a fridge and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Tucson?

Whether you're searching for a compact apartment for you and a pal or a vacation home with space for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Tucson. These properties are an ideal base for a whirlwind visit:

  • For a memorable few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Southwest Style - Resort Living In Tucson. Views". It's near the center of Tucson, in addition to lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "Catalina Mt Views, Quiet, Solar Electric - Also See Ha 7617525 - 21095476". This conveniently located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Tucson?

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Tucson that would make Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passion-filled nights at "Bella View Resort Beckons You To Enjoy The Peace And Quiet Of This Home". Roughly 11 miles from Tucson, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including a fireplace and shopping facilities.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few idyllic days together is "Magical Private Mountain Estate In Ventana Canyon + Guest Ventana Membership". Located around 11 miles from Tucson, beauty services and a sauna add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Tucson?

You'll find some incredible mansions for rent in and around Tucson. If you're searching for somewhere with plenty of space as well as a large dollop of wow factor, these stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Situated 0.1 miles to the southeast of Tucson, "A Boutique Victorian Historical 1878 Mansion Within The City Center Of Tucson" is the place to go to unwind and relax in luxury. Amenities on offer here include beauty services and a fireplace.
  • With a firepit, massage services and lots of other top-notch amenities, "Resort - Style Mansion With 360 Views" will get your guests' tick of approval. This opulent stay is roughly 10 miles to the northeast of Tucson.

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

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Tucson and spend your days splashing around:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take a break at "Modern Open Floor Plan 3bedroom House Near Downtown". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a TV and a kitchen island.
  • "Historic Railroad House 3bedroom Close To Downtown And The Streetcar" is the type of place you go to get away from the everyday and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A separate dining area and free toiletries are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfortable.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Tucson break? This popular destination has a semi-arid climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 75 ºF and 95 ºF. Look up our range of Tucson vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

You adore your family, but that doesn't mean you should pack together like sardines on your getaway. Take no chances and book a large family vacation rental in or around Tucson where you can stretch out and relax:

  • Make fun vacation memories at "Ideal Private Oasis In The Sonoran Desert". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, this roomy family retreat is around 14 miles to the southeast of Tucson. There are loads of amenities to make use of here, such as a fenced yard and a meal delivery service.
  • Another option is "Storybook Mt Lemmon Log Cabin". It's around 19 miles northeast of Tucson, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 9 guests. A travel crib and a living room are just a few of the many conveniences on offer here.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Tucson?

Vacation with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Tucson and get set to create some beautiful memories together. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Storybook Mt Lemmon Log Cabin" - Enjoy fun times with your gang at this retreat, which is around 19 miles northeast of central Tucson. A kitchen and a stair gate are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Large Family Oriented Cabin, Built For Easy Living And People Who Love To Cook" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days at this appealing rental, which is around 20 miles to the northeast of Tucson. You'll have access to towels, childrens activities and a great deal more.

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

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