Glendale travel guide

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You're Going to Love Glendale

With a population of 226,721, Glendale is a must-see destination in Arizona, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Glendale has to offer.

Where to Eat in Glendale

If you’re looking for affordable options, Arrowhead Grill (8280 West Union Hills Road Suite 110) and Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Glendale (6915 N 95th Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Glendale

Glendale in July
Estimated hotel price
$120
1 night at 3-star hotel
Glendale in July
Estimated hotel price
$120
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Glendale in July, when the average temperature is 89.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 104 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 33.8 °F, with an average temperature of 50 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 1.2″. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Glendale, with an average rainfall of 0″.

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How to Get to Glendale

Plane

When flying to Glendale, you’ll arrive at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX), which is located 13 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Glendale is to pick up a car rental from Phoenix, which is about 9 miles from Glendale. You’ll find branches of Fox and Sixt, among others, in Phoenix.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Glendale, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Amtrak. From Flagstaff, the bus ride to Glendale takes 135 miles and will cost you around $29. From Yuma, the ticket costs about $76 for a journey of 175 miles.

Plane

When flying to Glendale, you’ll arrive at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX), which is located 13 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Glendale is to pick up a car rental from Phoenix, which is about 9 miles from Glendale. You’ll find branches of Fox and Sixt, among others, in Phoenix.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Glendale, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Amtrak. From Flagstaff, the bus ride to Glendale takes 135 miles and will cost you around $29. From Yuma, the ticket costs about $76 for a journey of 175 miles.

Airlines serving Glendale

Lufthansa
Good (4,704 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (964 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,682 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,547 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,978 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,075 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (843 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,823 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (541 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Glendale

Most booked hotels in Glendale

Holiday Inn Glendale - Stadium & Ent Dist
3 stars
Excellent (9.1, 483 reviews)
$127+
Arizona Biltmore, LXR Hotels & Resorts
5 stars
Excellent (9, 198 reviews)
$253+
Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix Glendale-Westgate
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 565 reviews)
$108+
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 1052 reviews)
$171+
Springhill Suites Phoenix Glendale Sports & Entertainment District
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 403 reviews)
$97+
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 363 reviews)
$154+

Renting a car in Glendale

Renting a car in Glendale costs $51 per day, on average, or $153 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 15% cheaper than airport locations in Glendale.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Glendale (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Glendale, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Glendale costs $51 per day, on average, or $153 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 15% cheaper than airport locations in Glendale.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Glendale (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Glendale, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.