Destination guide

Visit Ahwatukee, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Embark on an relaxing getaway to the peaceful village of Ahwatukee in Phoenix, Arizona. This is one of the must-see places for outdoor lovers with its proximity to the incredible South Mountain Park. It has a broad range of sights to see and outdoor activities to enjoy, from hiking and biking to breathtaking natural vistas. Between your adventures outdoors in Ahwatukee, you can enjoy all the modern comforts and amenities in an Ahwatukee vacation rental to instill your journey with the unrivaled home away from home feeling. Begin your adventure into Ahwatukee’s great outdoors today.

Activities

Constant fun in Ahwatukee

Many travelers visit Ahwatukee for South Mountain, but there’s a plethora of other activities to enjoy. Visit in December to see the Festival of Lights display of a million lights illuminating a portion of Chandler Boulevard from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Enjoy live music, games, and more at this unforgettable festival. Make sure you stop by the Ahwatukee Farmers' Market to shop for unique crafts you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re in town for the Fourth of July, make sure you see the spectacular fireworks display at the local Red, White, and Boom festival.

Weather

Prepare for hot Ahwatukee summers

Ahwatukee can get extremely hot in the summer. Average highs for the summer months are around 106 degrees, so you might want to visit during winter, where the highs are around 67 degrees. Don’t worry about freezing temperatures even if you visit during the middle of winter as the average low is only 45.6 degrees. You’ll probably be safe leaving your umbrella at home since Ahwatukee only gets about 6 inches of rain the entire year. On average, that only covers about 36.6 days, so the rest of the year is full of sunshine.

Natural features

Explore Ahwatukee’s South Mountain Park

Take an adventure through South Mountain Park where you’ll find a well preserved mountainous region perfect for hiking and cycling. Take a ride down Telegraph Pass, Pima Canyon, and Beverly Canyon for a thrilling trip with scenic views. Don’t be surprised if you see a chuckwalla running around. The park is full of them, and they’re harmless. These fascinating giant lizards feed mostly on plant life but will occasionally chow down on insects unfortunate enough to cross their path. You can also find the elephant tree, which is native to southern Arizona and the Baja peninsula.

Transport

How to get to and around Ahwatukee Foothills

The nearest airport is in Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Chandler, AZ (CHD-Chandler Municipal), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Ahwatukee Foothills?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 24 vacation rentals near Ahwatukee Foothills. From 22 Houses to 2 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ahwatukee Foothills for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ahwatukee Foothills?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ahwatukee Foothills:

  • Scottsdale North: 31 vacation rentals
  • Kierland: 703 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Phoenix: 485 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Ranch: 1,813 vacation rentals
  • Ahwatukee Foothills Village: 150 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Ahwatukee Foothills?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 22 Houses in Ahwatukee Foothills. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ahwatukee Foothills include:

  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ahwatukee Foothills?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Ahwatukee Foothills. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.