Discover Tempe

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Start planning your trip to Tempe today and uncover some of the best-kept secrets in hiking, biking, dining, art, culture and MLB spring training – all with the sun-splashed Sonoran Desert as your playing field.

Join us in Tempe!

Named a top ten most fun and affordable city by MSN.com, Tempe offers a vacation to remember. Start your day with an early morning hike up “A” Mountain, with views of the city below. When the sun is up, enjoy racing your friends on paddleboards at Tempe Town Lake or kayaking with the family. For dinner, choose from any one of the fun, eclectic and unique restaurants on Mill Avenue in Downtown Tempe. From Irish pubs to delicious dishes served on a charming patio – one thing’s for sure, your taste buds will never be bored!

And it’s not just dining and water sports. Arizona Mills and Tempe Marketplace are thriving with small shops and national retailers, just waiting for you to find that gem of a souvenir.

Shopping isn’t your thing? Spend an afternoon interacting with the wildlife at the Phoenix Zoo or an evening enjoying a Broadway production at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed ASU Gammage. Here in Tempe, the list of things to do is as long as it is unexpected.

Only ten minutes from PHX Sky Harbor International Airport and minutes from Phoenix and Scottsdale. Tempe’s convenient location makes it easy to see the best of the Southwest.