Whether you're visiting the region to explore the deserts and the mountains, to enjoy watersports at Lake Pleasant, or to catch a game in one of the area's well-known sports stadiums, you'll have access to all this and so much more from our Peoria vacation rentals.
Where is Peoria, AZ?
Peoria is a city and a major suburb of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Its boundaries extend north to encompass much of Lake Pleasant, and south where it shares a border with Glendale. If you're flying in for a visit, the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is just 18 miles southeast of the heart of downtown Peoria.
Things to See and Do in Peoria, AZ
At the northern end of Peoria, you'll find Lake Pleasant Regional Park, home of the 10,000-acre reservoir originally created by the Carl Pleasant Dam back in the late 1920s. Visitors can spend their days paddleboarding or water skiing, and this lake also hosts exciting speedboat and hydroplane racing events as part of the Arizona H2OMG Festival at the end of February.
For additional sporting events, the Peoria Sports Complex hosts spring training for the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres, and you can also find the Arizona Cardinals stadium close by over in Glendale, just a short drive west. The Coyotes, a professional hockey team, also play nearby.
Golfers will want to challenge some of the courses throughout the area like the Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia, the Quintero Golf Club, Peoria Pines, and the Lakes Course at Westbrook Village, among many others.
Lastly, there are plenty of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment within Peoria and also in neighboring communities, including Surprise just nine miles west.
Enjoy a stay in one of our Peoria vacation rentals and discover just what makes this part of Arizona so special.
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