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Payson overview

Payson is a relaxing place that features picturesque views of mountains and forests. You'll enjoy the ample cafe and dining options, along with outdoor areas for hiking and camping. Spend a relaxing day at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park and Tonto National Forest when the weather is nice. Make sure that you stop by Mazatzal Casino and Rim Country Museum while you're here. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Payson is for you.

Where to stay in Payson

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Payson has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Payson with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Payson hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Payson hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Payson

Fly in to Mesa, AZ (AZA-Phoenix - Mesa Gateway), 66 mi (106.2 km) from central Payson. Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 67.8 mi (109.1 km) away.

What to see around Payson

Its forests, mountain views and hiking trails are well known. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
  • • Tonto National Forest
  • • Mogollon Rim
  • • Mongollon Rim Visitor Center
  • • Sardine Point Day Use Area
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Mazatzal Casino
  • • Rim Country Museum
  • • Payson Golf Course
  • • Myra's Art Gallery
  • • Young Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

When to visit Payson

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 18°C day, -4°C night
  • April-June: 33°C day, 0°C night
  • July-September: 33°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 26°C day, -4°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 178 cm
  • April-June: 42 cm
  • July-September: 186 cm
  • October-December: 131 cm
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