Fountain Hills, AZ, USA

Fountain Hills, AZ, USA

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Where to stay near Fountain Hills, AZ?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,985 vacation rentals near Fountain Hills. From 787 houses to 766 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fountain Hills for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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.

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.

Fountain Hills offers plenty of family fun

Looking for a way to entertain the kids? You'll find a bucket load of options within a scenic drive of your Fountain Hills vacation rental. Animal lovers can head to the OdySea Aquarium, the southwest's largest aquarium, or meet the somewhat wilder inhabitants of the vast Phoenix Zoo. You might fancy spending the morning at the Desert Botanical Garden, a 140-acre space where meandering trails are strewn with colorful wildflowers, or perhaps the Arizona heat will see you cooling down at the Big Surf Waterpark Tempe, a family-friendly spot where attractions include twisting serpentine slides and the Waikiki Beach Wave Pool.

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.

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.