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23 Things To Do in Tempe in the New Year

The New Year is almost here! Which makes now the perfect time to reflect on a year of uniquely Tempe adventures, and start planning must-do lists for 2023 with the help of these 23 things to do in Tempe, Arizona.

4th of July Fun

4th of July means it’s time for getting together with friends, grilling out, watching fireworks and finding Tempe events to celebrate the summer holiday!

7 Tempe Springtime Activities for Kids

Looking for something fun to do with your kiddos while in Tempe this spring? From a day at the zoo to a relaxing farmer’s market and outdoor festival, there are plenty of fun options for all ages. Here’s a short list of some of my favorite things to do in Tempe for a fun-filled day out with […]

A Day at Arizona Mills

With more than 185 stores, dining options and exclusive entertainment venues, Arizona Mills in Tempe has something for everyone to enjoy.

Accessibility in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is an extremely accessible city and welcomes visitors to our destination. There are endless opportunities to have a great time in Tempe, whether you spend some time at one of the many Tempe attractions, catch a show at ASU Gammage or experience the dining options in Downtown Tempe. Tempe is committed to providing ADA accessibility features to it’s residents and visitors.

Aquariums in the desert

If you’re an ocean life and/or water creature lover, you’re in luck. Tempe and the Phoenix Metro Valley offers a close-up look into aquamarine life right here in the desert. There are three amazing aquariums to choose from to explore the wonders of the water. Perfect for families and entertaining kids for hours, these are […]

Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park

It’s time to don your favorite Hawaiian shirt or other tropical garb, bust out some Don Ho and head to the Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park, March 9-10, 2019. The two-day event celebrates Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and other South Pacific cultures through dance and musical performances, ukulele lessons, food, kid’s crafts and lots […]

ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration takes you to infinity and beyond

I recently spent an absolutely fascinating afternoon at the ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration. The Gallery is geared to educating the public about the wonders of earth and space science through digital media, interactive displays and public lectures presented in a high-definition theater. There are also glass-enclosed research laboratories that allow visitors to see scientists […]

ASU’s Gallery of Scientific Exploration in Tempe

Explore the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB 4), located on the ASU Tempe Campus. The ISTB 4 space includes the “Gallery of Scientific Exploration,” outfitted with kiosk-style interactive exhibits and a meteorite display.

Best Museums for Kids

Gone are the days of keeping quiet and not touching anything at a museum. I remember going on field trips to museums when I was a kid. They were fun, but I wouldn’t exactly say it was the best day of my life. It was hard to relate to and nothing felt like it was […]

Best Tempe Hotels For Sports Events

Check out which Tempe hotel is the best option for your sports team. Whether you’re visiting for Ironman Arizona or here for a baseball tournament, Tempe offers manicured fields, exceptional sports courts and lots of great hotels that are close to all the action.

Bring your pet to these dog-friendly places in Tempe

Lucky for those who visit or live in Tempe, Arizona, there are plenty of restaurants, bars, and even shopping centers that are dog-friendly. Below is a list of just a few of our favorites that welcome our furry friends.

Budget-friendly hotels in Tempe

Love to travel, but have a tight budget? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve created a short list of where you’ll find budget-friendly, comfortable and conveniently located hotels in Tempe.

Celebrate this Mother’s Day in Tempe

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8, 2022. If you’re looking to do something special for your mom, mother-in-law, grandma, aunt or anyone else who deserves to be pampered on this day, we’ve got you covered!

Celebrating Halloween in Tempe

Spooky season is in full effect and Tempe has just what you need to make the most of your Halloween. Whether you are looking for a fun activity for the kids, an event for the grown-ups or something for the whole family, everyone will have a spooky good time in Tempe.