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Frozen Treats on a Summer Day in Tempe

It’s starting to heat up outside! Beat the heat with a cool treat this summer and check out Tempe’s frozen delights. Lucky for us, Tempe has everything from frozen yogurt and ice cream to shakes and icy treats to get us through the summer.

Fun and Unique Vintage Stores in Tempe

On the hunt for that perfect, unique one-of-a-kind shirt, necklace or lamp? Or maybe you’re tired of seeing yourself coming and going because everyone you know shops at the same stores where you shop? Look no further than one of the many vintage stores in Tempe! I like to take my time when exploring vintage […]

Fun Things To Do in Downtown Tempe

It’s always a great time to explore all the fun things to do in Downtown Tempe. With all the options to choose from, there’s no better place to enjoy your free time than on Mill Avenue. In addition to great shopping and dining, Downtown Tempe offers hiking, biking, movie watching, museums and a variety of theater performances. Here’s […]

Get pumped for a Tempe triathlon, walk or run

Fall is the best time in Tempe to get active! There are several fun and unique races in Tempe that come in every shape and size. From relaxed 5k walks to competitive marathon courses, there is something for every level of fitness in Tempe to get you motivated! Here is a list of runs, walks […]

Get Veggie Happy at these Tempe Vegetarian Restaurants

Looking for vegan and vegetarian food option? Check out of of Tempe’s restaurants serving vegetarian and vegan dishes, and many offer organic and locally sourced ingredients as well.

Group Tours and Team Bonding in Tempe, AZ

Planning a meeting in Tempe and want to know what your group can do for a fun team bonding experience? From food and brewery tours to outdoor adventures, we can help you arrange a memorable group outing that will leave your attendees wowed. Contact our sales staff at 480-894-8158 and we can help you start […]

Healthy Restaurants in Tempe

For those of you that try and keep it healthy when dining out, here’s a list of our favorite healthy restaurant options in Tempe that won’t let you down when it comes to fresh ingredients and flavor.

Hidden Gems on ASU Tempe Campus

The Arizona State University (ASU) Tempe Campus is one of the largest campuses in the U.S. by student population. Don’t let that intimidate you. It’s a fun campus to visit and it’s easy to navigate. Among the buildings, walkways, breezeways and courtyards, you’ll find some of Tempe’s best hidden gems from public art to places […]

Holiday Menus and Craft Cocktails in Tempe

With the holiday season upon us, now’s the perfect time to seek out special holiday menus and craft cocktails to get in the festive mood! Here are just a few of the Tempe restaurants offering special holiday menus and/or holiday drinks we think you’ll love.

How to Survive the Arizona Summer in Tempe

Since summers can get pretty hot here in Arizona, now is a the perfect time to put together a list of go-to activities to keep cool this summer in Tempe. So, here it is, my official list of how to survive the Arizona summer in Tempe: 1) Cool off at one of Tempe’s splash pads. […]

Indoor activities in Tempe to stay cool this summer

The best way to stay cool in Tempe during the heat of the summer, you ask? Enjoy one of Tempe’s stellar indoor attractions! Tempe has lots of indoor activities, from museums to arcades to bowling, that offer tons of fun for the whole family, with a bonus of amazing air conditioning.

More Reasons to Visit Moxy Phoenix Tempe this Season

The days when a hotel room is just a hotel room are in the past. Today, hotels are looking at creative ways to differentiate themselves from the competition. One great example of this out-of-the-box thinking is the Moxy Phoenix Tempe. One of the first hotels to launch in the U.S. under Marriott International’s spirited Moxy […]

Off the Beaten Path Restaurants in Tempe

New restaurants, old favorites, college hang-outs and upscale dining options, all within Tempe, makes this town a hot spot for culinary adventures every day of the week.

Paddleboarding on Tempe Town Lake is great fun!

My favorite form of water adventure fun at Tempe Town Lake is stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Today was my very first experience with this new water sport, and I have to say, it will will definitely not be my last! When I arrived in the morning, I checked in at the kiosk on the south side of […]

Save a buck this summer at these Tempe restaurants

Summer is a fantastic season to eat out in Tempe. Why, you ask? The crowds thin out in the summer, so you have a shorter wait, or no wait at all, at most restaurants. Also, there are lots of good deals to be had! And what is better than enjoying a yummy meal out, while saving […]