Home to a slew of low-key rooms that offer free Wi-Fi and a serene decor, Americas Best Value Inn is a great way to stay as close to the heart of Phoenix as you can without breaking the bank. Located on the corner of West Van Buren and 5th Avenue, you’ll have instant access to a slew of landmarks perfect for remembering your time in the desert. Offering extra perks like complimentary breakfast and an airport shuttle, the stay is especially popular with business travelers given its six-mile distance from Sky Harbor International Airport. Get around with even more flexibility by booking your own ride, or take advantage of the Light Rail Station located four blocks east.
Get to know the city’s heart by keeping close to the attractions around you, whether it’s an upscale afternoon at The Vig Fillmore, home to a quaint neighborhood ambiance and classic New American, or have your breath taken away by the instant charm of Smurthwaite House, a historic home located adjacent to the gorgeous Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. Those traveling with their own set of wheels shouldn’t feel bound to what’s right around the corner, instead exploring the best of the best Phoenix has to offer. Start with renowned grub at Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles, or get to know the whimsical story behind a princess and her father at Mystery Castle, located just north of the natural majesty of Wonder Rift.