Discover Tempe

Tempe, Arizona is located in the heart of Metropolitan Phoenix. Refreshingly offbeat, Tempe is a college town with a personality all its own.

Cheer at an Arizona State University game. Go on a shopping spree at Arizona Mills, Tempe Marketplace or IKEA. Kayak or go paddle boarding on Tempe Town Lake. See a Broadway show at ASU Gammage during their 50th anniversary season. Take in an art exhibition or performance at Tempe Center for the Arts or on the ASU Tempe Campus. Celebrate with a night on the town in the historic and lively Mill Avenue District. Experience the Sonoran Desert by hiking along a cactus lined trail or simply lounge by the pool.

Let the Tempe Tourism Office help you learn more about our favorite city. Start planning your trip now by browsing through our listings and calendar of events. You may want to visit during one of fun-filled annual events such as the Tempe Festival of the Arts, P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon or Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake.

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Tempe Past and Present
Tempe Past & Present

Distinct, diverse, dynamic and entrepreneurial are characteristics that have defined City of…

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Arizona State University
Arizona State University

The beautiful Arizona State University Tempe Campus is welcoming and easy to…

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shopping at Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe Arizona
Arizona Mills

Bargain hunters rejoice! A full mile of shopping awaits you at Arizona…

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Valley Art Theatre
Downtown Tempe

Head to Downtown Tempe and take a leisurely stroll down iconic Mill…

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shopping at tempe marketplace in Tempe Arizona
Tempe Marketplace

Put on your shopping shoes and head over to Tempe Marketplace, an…

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Tempe Arizona
South Tempe

There are many places in Tempe where the locals love to go…

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Papago Park Tempe Arizona
Papago Park

Papago Park is one of the most scenic and easily accessible desert…

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Apache Blvd
Apache Boulevard

Once a major roadway used by travelers from the east to reach…

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LGBT Travel
LGBT Travel in Tempe

From its beginning, Tempe has exhibited a certain flair starting with its…

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Tempe Arizona Facts
Tempe Facts

MAYOR Mark Mitchell AREA 39.62 square miles ELEVATION 1,163.8 feet – from…

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Suggested Itineraries

You can always find something to do in sunny Tempe. Choose from theatre performances, local eateries...

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Tempe Interactive Map

Tempe is located in the heart of the Phoenix metro area, just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Tempe’s streets are easy to navigate and freeway access is a breeze, making it a cinch to get around our city. This interactive map is a perfect way to plan your trip. See where your hotel is located and find nearby restaurants and attractions. It's as simple as that!

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