2 hotels near Payson, Arizona
Stay with Choice Hotels in Payson, AZ when visiting “The Heart of Arizona”
Experience scenic natural beauty, small town charm and more in Payson, AZ! Located along Arizona’s Mogollon Rim, visitors have plenty of options for outdoor activities, as well as the chance to explore a variety of shops, restaurants, galleries and other local attractions. By staying at one of the Choice Hotels in Payson, you can enjoy convenient accommodations and great value during your visit to this quaint north central Arizona community.
Surrounded by the Tonto National Forest, Payson is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Go hiking, fishing, bike riding or horseback riding while taking in the stunning views offered by this mountain town. One of the area’s popular outdoor destinations is Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Standing 183 feet tall over a 400-foot long tunnel, Tonto Natural Bridge is believed to be the world’s largest natural travertine bridge. Visitors can stand on top of the bridge (which measures 150 feet across at its widest point) or hike the trails below that lead to Pine Canyon. To learn more about Payson’s past, visit the Rim County Museum and Zane Grey Cabin. The Rim Country Museum complex preserves the area’s history and culture. It features a ranger station that was built in 1907, and other buildings that played a significant role in the area’s past. This includes a historically accurate replica of the Zane Gray Cabin. The original cabin was built in the 1920s. It stood east of Payson along Tonto Creek, however, the cabin burned down in 1990 during the Dude Fire. The replica is an educational tool that gives people a glimpse into the author’s life and his place in history.
Staying at one of our Payson hotels is also a great option if you’re coming into town for one of the area’s celebrated events. For more than 130 years, Payson has served as the home of the August Doins Rodeo. It has the distinction of being the oldest continuous rodeo in the world! The city also hosts the Annual Old Time Fiddlers Contest and Acoustic Celebration, which has taken place for over 40 years.
Finding the right hotel is an important part of your trip. Browse the options above and book a room at one of the Choice Hotels in Payson. Enjoy our warm hospitality, friendly service and attractive rates.
Payson hotels information
- Number of hotels in Payson2
- Highest Price$126
- Lowest Price$97
- Number of reviews2185
- Avg. rating4.0