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Top six places to take out of town guests this fall

Do you have family and friends coming to visit you in Tempe during the holidays? Are you expected to be the expert on what there is to see and do? No worries! We’ve got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite places to take out of town guests. We promise you’ll have a […]

Treat taco lovin’ taste buds to Taco Tuesday in Tempe

Calling all taco lovers (and who isn’t?)! You can find your favorite savory filling tucked inside a tasty corn or flour tortilla in Tempe any day of the week. But, on Taco Tuesdays, you’ll find great deals that make them even more irresistible. Crispy or soft, basic or gourmet, you’ll find these tempting Southwestern treats at great prices on any given Tuesday at these Tempe restaurants.

Try Scramble in Tempe

Without question, breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I have a list of places where I love to start my day, but I also like discovering a new spot for breakfast. I’ve found my new happy place at Scramble, a new addition to Tempe’s dining scene.  Scramble in Tempe is located at Lakeshore Drive and Baseline Road, […]

Video conference with Tempe’s virtual backgrounds

We can’t have meetings in person these days, so instead, upload your own virtual background of Tempe. The Tempe Tourism Office has created a series of virtual backgrounds.

Virtual Tours in the Tempe Area

Get out of the house without leaving your house. Take a virtual tour to explore in and around Tempe. View videos and take virtual tours of the Phoenix Zoo, Hall of Flame Fire Museum, Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts and the ASU Tempe Campus.

We love Tempe bakeries

Bakeries are my favorite places. From bread to cupcakes to muffins, I’m usually game to try most anything in a pastry case. In fact, we could dedicate an entire blog to just cupcakes in Tempe. But, instead, we’re focusing on Tempe bakeries where you can get a variety of yummy sweet treats, and usually breakfast […]

We’re in this together, Tempe

The Tempe Tourism Office wants to do everything we can to support our local businesses so we can all weather this storm and come out even stronger than before. We hope to provide updates as much as possible about COVID-19 information for Tempe businesses.

Why I like spring training in Tempe

My favorite time of year is definitely spring. Spring means perfect weather in Arizona and lots of chances to get outside and have a great time. Spring also marks the return of Cactus League Spring Training. I’m excited about Cactus League coming to town again in 2020, but it’s not because I’m a big baseball […]

Why we love Morning Squeeze in Tempe

Breakfast is a major part of why I get up in the morning. It’s absolutely my favorite meal of the day. That’s why I couldn’t wait to try Morning Squeeze, the newest addition to Downtown Tempe’s breakfast scene, located at Mill Avenue and Seventh Street, just west of Zipp’s Sports Grill. What made breakfast even […]