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Popular amenities for Chandler vacation rentals

Stay near Chandler's top sights

Chandler Regional Medical Center5 locals recommend
Desert Breeze Park38 locals recommend
Freestone Park43 locals recommend
Majerle's Sports Grill at Chandler Fashion Center196 locals recommend
Whole Foods Market88 locals recommend
IKEA16 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Chandler

  • Total rentals

    1.7K properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    1.2K properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    1.2K properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    640 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    1.2K properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    45K reviews

Your guide to Chandler

All About Chandler

Just 20 minutes southeast of Phoenix, the city of Chandler rises out of the Sonora Desert. Palm trees line the promenade in downtown Chandler, where you’ll find independent boutiques, restaurants, and trendy cocktail bars. The Chandler Center for the Arts, at the center of the city’s entertainment district, hosts a plethora of renowned performers throughout the year, and downtown is dotted with art galleries where you can peruse the work of local artists. The city is also home to the Chandler Fashion Center, the state’s second-largest mall, which features an interactive mural from a world-renowned artist.

Chandler’s diverse desert terrain provides an exceptional setting for a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, and birdwatching. As you make your way along the Chandler Solar System Walk at Veterans Oasis Park, monuments and displays teach you about the solar system. Drive 20 miles southwest of town, and you’ll find a network of hiking trails meandering through San Tan Mountain Regional Park, including the San Tan Loop, which leads through the Central Valley to the top of the Goldmine Mountains.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Chandler

The climate in Arizona is hot and arid year round, with the temperatures climbing extremely high in summer but remaining mild in the winter. If you decide to visit in summer, come prepared with sun protection and a hat, and be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day and avoid spending a great deal of time outdoors.

When things start to cool down in the fall, you’ll find plenty of events to keep you busy. The city kicks off the cooler season with its annual Arizona Harvest Festival and Open-Air Market, which includes fall-inspired activities such as a pumpkin toss and a pie-eating contest. Throughout the winter and spring, visit the Chandler Farmers Market, which is held on Saturdays in the downtown square.

Top things to do in Chandler

Chandler Museum

You can learn about the city of Chandler and its history at the Chandler Museum. The museum, housed in a 1938 Pueblo Revival-style building, features an informative collection of photos and memorabilia that traces family histories in the Chandler area and depicts the historic McCullough-Price House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Huhugam Heritage Center

The Huhugam Heritage Center celebrates the traditions and people of the Akimel O’otham and Pee Posh tribes. You’ll find an exhibit gallery that displays pottery, jewelry, basketry, and other items of cultural significance donated by artists and farmers. The striking architecture of the center complex is designed to complement the surrounding desert.

Veterans Oasis Park

Veterans Oasis Park, recognized as one of Arizona’s major birding sites, serves as a habitat for more than 150 avian species. More than four miles of trails wind through the 100 acres of desert lands and wetlands. You’ll have ample opportunities to spot American kestrels, egrets, herons, and owls during a relaxing stroll or bike ride. The city provides an updated bird list, so you know what to look and listen for.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Chandler?

    Chandler enjoys a hot desert climate, with mild winters and very hot summers. The average winter temperature is around 68°F (20°C), while summer temperatures often exceed 100°F (38°C). Monsoon season, from June to September, brings occasional thunderstorms.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Chandler?

    In Chandler, visitors can explore the local museums, enjoy a picnic in one of the parks, or take a stroll through the historic downtown area. Shopping at the Chandler Fashion Center and attending performances at the Chandler Center for the Arts are also popular activities.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Chandler?

    The most popular time to visit Chandler is in the spring, from March to May, when the weather is mild. During this time, events such as the Ostrich Festival and the Chandler Jazz Festival attract visitors from around the world.

  • What are the best places to stay in Chandler?

    Chandler has several popular areas to stay, such as the vibrant Downtown Chandler, the serene Ocotillo district, or the contemporary Chandler Fashion Center area, each providing its unique blend of accommodations, dining, and shopping experiences.

  • What are the best places to visit in Chandler?

    Popular places to explore in Chandler include the Chandler Museum, Tumbleweed Park, the Arizona Railway Museum, and the Chandler Center for the Arts. For nature lovers, the Veterans Oasis Park and the Desert Breeze Park are frequently recommended.

  • What are some hiking trails in Chandler?

    Chandler has several hiking trails that nature enthusiasts love. The Paseo Vista Recreation Area features a 4.5-mile (7.2 km) trail, while the Veterans Oasis Park has a 4.8-mile (7.7 km) trail. The Desert Breeze Park also has a family-friendly 1-mile (1.6 km) loop trail.

  • What are some family activities to do in Chandler?

    Families in Chandler can find fun at the Makutu's Island indoor play center, visit the interactive exhibits at the Arizona Railway Museum, or enjoy a day at the Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center. Outdoor activities like picnicking at Tumbleweed Park or hiking in Veterans Oasis Park are also frequently suggested.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Chandler?

    Day trips from Chandler often involve exploring the natural wonders of Arizona. The Apache Trail, which starts about 40 miles (64 km) away, is a scenic drive. The historic towns of Jerome and Sedona, both within 130 miles (209 km), are also worth visiting.

  • Are there Chandler vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 1,160 vacation homes with pools in Chandler, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Chandler?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 1,170 vacation rentals in Chandler featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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