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Payson Travel Guide

Known for outdoor adventure, Payson is a town for explorers and outdoorsy vacationers. This town is found in Gila County, Arizona and is often referred to as the heart of the state. It is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, with the Tonto National Forest on its doorstep, which gives opportunities for hiking, biking and fishing. After a long day in the hills, there are plenty of eateries to enjoy in the evening. This includes cafes, grills and restaurants. For an active holiday, be sure to head to Payson in Arizona!

Things to Do in Payson

To experience the beauty of Rim Country, visitors can drive or hike Mogollom Rim. The views at the top are stunning and unforgettable. Another popular spot in Payson is Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. This is home to a beautiful natural arch that visitors can admire, as well as hiking trails to explore. To learn more about the region, visitors can head to Rim Country Museum. For any fishing enthusiasts visiting Payson, a good spot to visit is Green Valley Park. There are three lakes here, as well as options for boating and picnicking.

Best Time to Visit Payson

A lot of tourists visit Payson during the summer months when the temperatures are ideal for outdoor activities.

Price and Availability Index in Payson

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Payson is in September, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Payson is in the high season in July. Payson has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Payson tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Payson tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Payson

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Payson. The hottest month in Payson is July, when temperatures peak at 105 ˚F. The coolest month is April, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Payson is July with 7.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.89 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Payson

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. AllTheRooms has 380 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Payson, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Payson comes in at $38 per night. A typical accommodation in Payson costs on average $219 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Payson, then you can choose from over 144 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 25 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 17 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Payson? Then choose one of the 178 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 11 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 104 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Payson AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 91 places to stay from Airbnb, 18 accommodations from VRBO and 18 places to stay from Homeaway.

240 of our accommodations in Payson have been reviewed and rated. 72% are rated excellent or good. 106 accommodations allow instant booking.

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