The Sonoran Desert abounds with opportunities to enrich your knowledge about the local culture, both past and present. Here, you can walk in the footsteps of Native Americans and immerse yourself in the rich history and fascinating traditions of this country’s indigenous inhabitants. For a glimpse of some of the Southwest’s finest art installations, wander through the Heard Museum, or head to the University of Phoenix Stadium to catch a Cardinals game after a long day of hiking local trails. Browse our selection of vacation packages in Phoenix, and embark on an adventure you’ll cherish forever.
Hotels in Phoenix
Whether you plan to spend your time in the sun or you prefer to be pampered in an air-conditioned spa, one of our hotels in the area will be perfect for you. If this is one of your first vacations in Phoenix, here’s an overview of some of the area’s most popular hotels:
- Arizona Grand Resort: Rest easy amid opulent surroundings at this accommodation. The Arizona Grand is located within walking distance of the majestic South Mountain Preserve, so you can wander through the mountainous peaks where so many have drawn inspiration. After a long day spent exploring the wilds, retreat to your hotel at one of its many on-site restaurants.
- Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort: Strengthen your swing and absorb stunning views from this hotel’s finely manicured golf course, which is adjacent to the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. If you’d rather worship the sun instead of improve your par, splash around in the Pointe Hilton’s on-site water park, then fill your belly at its award-winning restaurant.
- Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort: While the day away on the lengthy lazy river that weaves through this 27-acre resort nestled in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. Then work on your backhand or miniature golf game before taking a seat at any three on-site restaurants
- JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort & Spa: Feast your eyes on the sea of color awaiting you at the Desert Botanical Garden when you stay at this this Pueblo Revival–style resort in Scottsdale. Spend your days exploring Southwestern culture in city’s nearby arts district before ending the day with a deep-tissue massage at the Marriott’s full-service spa.
Do you require fodder for your creative well? Then you’re in the perfect destination to surround yourself in the history, art, and customs of Native American culture. Wander through the collections at the Heard Museum and study Southwestern folk art and indigenous artifacts. Straddle the modern era and the prehistoric with a tour of the Phoenix Art Museum and Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park. And do you crave the kiss of the sun on your shoulders? Explore the Desert Botanical Garden, a stunning exhibit on local flora and fauna, or head to Piestewa Peak for breathtaking views of the region.
Does the song of the outdoors continue to lure you in? Catch a Diamondbacks game at Chase Field and gaze in wonder as soaring baseballs land in leather-gloved hands. Alternatively, work up a sweat on any number of hiking trails meandering through the area. If hunger strikes after all that revelry, try the Sonoran cuisine. Then, when night falls, head to Uptown and Roosevelt Row to partake in the excitement of the nightlife. Phoenix package deals put you close to it all.
Festivals and Events
Not a dull moment will pass during your vacation package in Phoenix AZ, no matter what time of year you visit. The Phoenix Open Golf Tournament, which runs during the winter, is your chance to watch numerous professional golfers astonish you with their skill, and the First Fridays Artwalk will open your eyes to creations by local artisans.
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Accommodation in Phoenix
Travelocity's Phoenix hotel deals page has a wide selection of accommodation options to select from if you're planning a getaway to the state capital of Arizona.
The Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa, at 5700 E McDonald Drive, or the Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, Luxury Collection, at 6000 E Camelback Rd, are teeming with opulence and charm. Alternatively, the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North or the Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale offer good old fashioned comfort at a price that won't break the bank.
The Taliesin West is a renowned Phoenix destination. If you were interested in staying nearby, the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Scottsdale is just 3 miles (5 kilometers) away, and the La Quinta Inn & Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale is 3 miles (5 kilometers) away.