Attractions

Whether you prefer the great outdoors, or you’re more the indoor type, Tempe has plenty of entertaining and action-packed attractions to keep you busy this spring. Rent a pedal boat, hydro bike or paddle board at Tempe Town Lake, or stroll along the lake’s art-lined paths. Take a leisurely hike up Tempe’s iconic “A” Mountain or climb the beautiful sandstone formations in Papago Park. If you’re a video game wizard, you’ll find plenty of joy to keep you sticking around Main Event Tempe, where you can also test your laser tag, bowling and gravity ropes skills. They also serve good eats to keep your game from crashing.

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Arizona Mills Mall
Arizona Mills

Arizona’s largest attraction, Arizona Mills, features a mile of outlet stores, retail stores, and entertainment venues all under one roof. Take advantage of savings up to 70% off at designer and name brand stores such as Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, NIKEFactory Store, Aeropostale, Justice, Nine West, Conn’s and many more! And while you’re shopping, check out the largest IMAX theater in Arizona and the only SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium and GameWorks in the state.


5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir
Tempe, AZ, 85282
Phone: (480) 491-7300

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ASU Gammage
ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage is among the largest university-based presenters of performing arts in the world. It is the home theater of the Desert Schools Broadway Across America – Arizona and the Beyond series. This historic 3,000 seat hall was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and is embarking on its 50th anniversary celebration in 2014.


1200 S. Forest Ave.
Tempe, AZ, 85287
Phone: (480) 965-3434

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Casino Arizona
Casino Arizona

Casino Arizona offers the hottest gaming action around Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ, thanks to more than 900 ticket-pay multi-denominational slot machines, high-limit slots, live Blackjack and other table games and live fast-action Keno. Additionally, Starz Sports Bar offers video poker slots and numerous televisions for viewing sporting events. Casino Arizona is also home to one of the Southwest’s largest collections of contemporary Native American Art.


524 N. 92nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ, 85256
Phone: (480) 850-7777

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Casino Arizona at Talking Stick
Casino Arizona at Talking Stick

The very best in Vegas-style gaming—thanks to 700+ multi-denominational slot machines, more than 50 table games of Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker and Casino War—Talking Stick Resort is the place for the newest games, statewide progressives, and Arizona’s largest aggregate Keno payout of $250,000. The Arena Poker Room, the state’s largest card room, has more than 50 tables dealing Texas Hold’ em, 7-Card Stud and Omaha.


9800 E. Indian Bend Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Phone: (480) 850-7777

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Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden

Living museum featuring 50,000 desert plants from around the world. Enjoy tours, concerts, seasonal exhibits, special events and family activities. AAA members: 10% discount.


1201 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Phoenix, AZ, 85008
Phone: (480) 941-1225

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Fort McDowell Adventures
Fort McDowell Adventures

Acres of pristine Arizonan foothills play host to an authentic Western adventure.  Minutes from Tempe, Fort McDowell Adventures is the premier outdoor activity and event venue featuring four unique venues for weddings, corporate events, parties and celebrations for families and groups from 10 to 2,000.  Enjoy Jeep tours, Segway tours, a “City Slicker Cattle Drive”, cowboy cookouts, the Tequila Bus, “da Rum Bus”, trail rides, Verde River kayaking, the Yavapai Experience cultural tour and more.


14803 N. Hiawatha Hood Rd.
Fort McDowell, AZ, 85264
Phone: (480) 816-6465

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GameWorks
GameWorks


5000 Arizona Mills Cir. #669
Tempe, AZ, 85282
Phone: (480)839-4263

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Main Event Tempe
Main Event Entertainment

Main Event Entertainment operates high volume family entertainment centers throughout Texas and most recently Tempe, Arizona!  Our 58,000 square foot center is home to 26 high quality recreational bowling lanes, laser tag, a gravity high ropes course, billiards and shuffleboard tables, more than 125 interactive games and a tempting array of food and beverage. We also have flexible meeting and event spaces with VIP accommodations for corporate meetings or group gatherings and complimentary WiFi.


8545 S. Emerald Dr.
Tempe, AZ, 85284
Phone: (480) 753-1200

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Narande Spa
Narande Spa at The Marriott Buttes

Honoring the tradition of water as a key to relaxation, Narande is the natural choice to enjoy a refreshing escape! AAA/CAA discounts.


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2000 Westcourt Way
Tempe, AZ, 85282-1098
Phone: (602)431-2357

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Papago Park
Papago Park

Enjoy this 296-acre Tempe park with softball fields, lagoon, picnic ramadas, hiking and biking trails, archaeological site and natural desert areas.


1000 N. College Ave.
Tempe, AZ, 85281
Phone: (480) 350-5200

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