Resting in a valley amongst towering mountains of red rocks and cacti, wild flowers and mesquite trees, Gila monsters and coyotes, the city of Phoenix rises like the mythical bird that shares its name. This desert paradise is beautiful, charming, and the perfect place to spend a well-deserved vacation. The list of attractions is as long as Interstate 10: Golfing at some of the most prestigious courses in the Southwest, spectacular museums showcasing the best in Native American heritage, and a culinary scene that rivals any European city. Use Travelocity to book one of the incredible hotels in Phoenix, AZ, and experience the best of “The Valley of the Sun.”
You’ll find a huge variety of places to stay while visiting the Valley of the Sun. Yet based on what you bring to the city, you might find one Phoenix lodging option more to your liking than another. Depending on how you plan to spend your time in “The Valley of the Sun,” here are some of the best hotels in Phoenix:
The luxury and comfort of our Phoenix hotels is hard to leave, but you’ll want to get out and enjoy the sunshine in the downtown area. First, make your way to the Desert Botanical Garden. Wander down footpaths flanked by incredible collections of agave and cacti, mesquite trees, and wildflowers. You can sign up for a tour of the Hazel Hare Center for Plant Science and learn about the sustainable horticulture techniques the center implements. There’s also weekly musical events held at the gardens featuring local acts highlighting their vast array of skills.
Don’t let your appetite for natural wonders end at the Desert Botanical Garden. Rising out of the desert landscape 11 miles to the northwest is the monstrous Camelback Mountain. Lace up a pair of your most comfortable hiking boots and make the long trek up one of the two trails that lead to the summit. The scenes from the top are beyond spectacular and offer beautiful, unobstructed views of the entire valley.
Haven’t you waited long enough for a desert destination? Travelocity makes it easy to reserve cheap hotels in Phoenix, AZ, at any time of year. Our intuitive booking system lets you lock down the room of your dreams at these four destinations, or any of the other hotels in Phoenix. Book a stay with us today, and your dreams of the desert will come true before you know it.