Get the most out of Arizona’s capital by saving as much as you can in one place, booking at Best Inn & Suites for quaint rooms perfect for staying as close to your departure as the family-friendly attractions in Papago Park. Offering a handful of 2-star perks that range from small kitchens to complimentary Wi-Fi, it’s easy to find your groove in a place that allows free flow. Though the stay doesn’t offer complimentary shuttles to and from the airport, you can easily walk to your terminal due to its across-the-street access, not to mention get into the heart of downtown via the Light Rail Station along Washington Street.
The no-frills stay is a great way to look forward to the beauty of the desert, not to mention keep in touch with what really matters. Head east for family-friendly adventures within Papago Park, home to the unique succulents housed within the Desert Botanical Garden as well the iconic Phoenix Zoo. Drive a mile past the parklands for instant access to Big Surf Waterpark Tempe, a refreshing summertime hotspot offering an epic-sized wave pool and towering waterslides. Keep in mind just how many awesome bites to eat there are in the area as well, keeping along Washington Street for acclaimed east side eateries like Knock Kneed Lobster and The Phoenix Ale Brewery.