Destination guide

Theatrical Tucson will entice you

Take a holiday to Tucson and enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and live music. This city's university setting, sporting events and hiking draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Arizona Stadium and Old Tucson Studios. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Tucson

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like jogging trails and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Tucson a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Tucson Studios (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • El Rio Golf and Country Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Tucson Indoor Sports Center (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Tucson Greyhound Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Reid Park Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Randolph Golf Complex (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Tucson

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Tucson is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Presidio Park (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Garden of Gethsemane (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sentinel Peak (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Tumamoc Hill (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Himmel Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Reid Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tucson

Fly into Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Tucson, AZ (AVW-Marana Regional), which is 19.1 mi (30.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Tucson Station. You can see more of Tucson by catching a ride on the metro at Ronstadt Transit Center, Roy Laos Transit Center or Tohono Transit Center.

How many holiday rentals are available around Tucson?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,748 holiday lettings around Tucson. From 461 flats & apartments to 833 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tucson?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tucson:

  • Sam Hughes: 88 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 251 holiday homes
  • Blenman-Elm: 75 holiday homes
  • Peter Howell: 81 holiday homes
  • Starr Pass: 57 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tucson? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tucson. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Greasewood Park: 1,621 holiday lettings
  • Borderlands Theater: 1,626 holiday lettings
  • Frankling Auto Museum: 1,660 holiday lettings
  • Hi Corbett Field: 1,633 holiday lettings
  • The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures: 1,674 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Flats in Tucson?

Yes, of course. offers 461 Flats in Tucson. Our other popular types of Tucson holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 833 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 143 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tucson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,082 holiday homes with pool available in Tucson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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