Known as a quiet city that comes alive after winter with the arrival of major league spring training camps, Peoria, Arizona offers plenty to see and do for the entire family. In addition to sports fans, outdoor recreation enthusiasts are treated to Peoria's stunning vistas—straddling the divide between the Arizona desert and many lakes and rivers. Long recognized as one of the most ideal and picturesque communities in the Grand Canyon State, Peoria is beloved by tourists and residents alike. Book a stay at one of many Peoria hotels and discover exactly what makes this city a sought-after vacation spot.
Out and About in Peoria
Nothing beats the post-winter blues better than watching your favorite athletes limber up for game day. Flights to Phoenix, just miles away, are cheap, so hop on over and head out to one of four spring training sites within 10 miles of Peoria. Came a little too late? No problem. Major sports leagues like the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and NASCAR also offer non-stop entertainment year-round—only a short drive away. Hotels in Peoria, AZ are conveniently located to quickly get you to the next game, or to scenic desert trails—take your pick.
Eating and Drinking
There are many cheap hotels in Peoria, AZ will help pad your barbecue and Tex-Mex budget. Whether you're craving sizzling steaks hot off the grill, or mouth-watering tacos slathered in Mexican hot sauce, you're in for a treat. Take a cruise down the Riverside neighborhood—bordered by North 83rd Avenue—and take your pick of Peoria's culinary hotspots. To dine like a local, sample a dish made of Saguaro or Prickly Pear Cactus, or partake in a delicious meal of grilled Navajo-Churro Sheep; marvel at the meat's melt-in-your-mouth texture and slightly sweet taste.
Discover the unique charms of this gem of a city in the Arizona desert. Save up to $537 when you choose from among Travelocity's cheap vacation packages to Peoria, and come hang out with the pros.