Destination guide

Discover Arizona royalty at Queen Creek

Find an enticing blend of rural charm and big city attractions in and around Queen Creek. This southern getaway, nestled in the foothills of Arizona's San Tan Mountain Regional Park, and just a 45-minute drive from Phoenix, is described by Forbes Magazine as one of America's friendliest cities. It's the perfect spot to hang out with family, friends or both, and whether you're planning to spend your days exploring the peaceful surroundings of the Sonoran Desert or save your energy for nearby nightlife, you'll find that Queen Creek vacation rentals place you right in the heart of the action.

Things to do

Cultural treats in Queen Creek

Perhaps a culture fix is on the agenda? On Saturdays, vacationers can head to the San Tan Historical Society Museum, a national historic landmark on the site of the old Rittenhouse Elementary School. Maybe it's agritourism that gets you fired up? The 100-acre Queen Creek Olive Mill offers daily tours of the Grand Canyon State's only working olive farm, plus the chance to pick up a few gourmet treats along the way. For something to entertain the kids, the Arizona Renaissance Festival (open President's Day to April 1st) serves up costumed characters, jousting tournaments, circus acts and a traditional feast.


Fashion and fairways at Queen Creek

Keen to squeeze a little shopping into your stay? Fashionistas in the know are likely to head straight to the Chandler Fashion Center, but if you like a bit more variety, the Queen Creek Marketplace and SanTan Village are all but guaranteed to deliver a healthy dose of retail therapy. After a busy morning trawling for the latest must-haves for your wardrobe, an afternoon on the fairways might be in order. You'll find Queen Creek vacation rentals within swinging distance of several courses, including the Michael Asmundson-designed course at the Las Colinas Golf Club.


Sunny days in Queen Creek

Queen Creek vacation rentals are a year-round option, although the best deals are often found between May and October. A visit over these summer months does mean that you'll be dealing with temperatures of around 100 degrees, but, as southerners will tell you, it's a dry heat. If it all sounds too much, a visit between November and April might suit you better. You'll pay more for your rental but temperatures drop to around 60 to 70 degrees Ñ more bearable but still sunny enough to enjoy the area's abundance of natural attractions.

Natural features

Explore natural delights near Queen Creek

Directly south of Queen Creek, you'll find the San Tan Mountain Regional Park, a 10,000-acre space where hiking, biking and horse riding trails wind through the tranquil surroundings of the Sonoran Desert. Newbies will find the wildflower-strewn Moonlight and Stargazer trails a great place to start, although, if you're looking for more of a challenge, the 5-mile San Tan Trail rewards those willing to tackle the Goldmine Mountains with memorable views of the surrounding landscape. Afterwards, be sure to stop by the Nature Center for a look at the tortoise habitat and wildlife exhibits.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Queen Creek

The nearest airport is in Mesa, AZ (AZA-Phoenix - Mesa Gateway), located 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chandler, AZ (CHD-Chandler Municipal), which is 10.3 mi (16.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Queen Creek?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,348 vacation rentals near Queen Creek. From 826 Houses to 314 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Queen Creek for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Queen Creek?

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 Queen Creek:

  • Villages At Queen Creek: 17 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Ranch: 1,830 vacation rentals
  • Leisure World: 22 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 1,296 vacation rentals
  • Ocotillo: 87 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Queen Creek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Queen Creek. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ocotillo Golf Resort: 3,736 vacation rentals
  • Arizona State University: 6,541 vacation rentals
  • Hale Centre Theatre: 5,080 vacation rentals
  • Gold Canyon Golf Resort: 850 vacation rentals
  • Papago Park: 6,638 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Queen Creek listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Queen Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 826 Houses in Queen Creek. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Queen Creek include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 314 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 19 rentals available
  • Villas: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Queen Creek?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,061 vacation rentals with pool available in Queen Creek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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