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10 Reasons to Visit Tempe on Spring Break

When you’re a child, you always wanted spring break to last a lot longer than a week. With so much to do in Tempe this spring, parents might wish for the same thing!

24 Things To Do in Tempe in the New Year

The New Year is here, which means the perfect season to plan your uniquely Tempe adventures is upon us. Check out the top 24 things to do in Tempe, Arizona, that made our must-do list for 2024.

6 Reasons to Explore Tempe by Bike

Explore Tempe, Arizona, a bike-friendly city that offers 217 miles of bike paths, ranging from desert trails to bike lanes on city streets.

9 Reasons We’re Stoked about Summer in Tempe

It’s officially summer, and Tempe’s wide variety of cool pools, indoor adventures and the best deals of the year welcome visitors and locals all season long.

Arizona’s most iconic lakes are right in Tempe’s backyard!

Tempe has some of the most iconic lakes right in its backyard. Check out these lakes that are in close proximity to Tempe.

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.

Family friendly hikes in the Tempe and Phoenix area

Mild winter and spring temperatures in Tempe, and nearby Phoenix, make these seasons perfect for hitting trails with your kids. Check out a variety of family friendly hiking recommendations — suitable for toddlers to teens — in this trail guide.

Family Weekend at the ASU Tempe Campus

As a senior at Arizona State University, my favorite time of year is when I get adjusted to my new fall schedule, college football has officially started, and I am finally getting settled into my new place and feeling a sense of freedom. Now that we’re past the first month of the school year, there […]

Get to know State Bicycle Co. in Tempe, AZ

Get to know how State Bicycle Co. got started, and the story behind the brothers who founded it in Tempe, Arizona more than 10 years ago. The unique mix of childhood nostalgia, pride of ownership and joyful passion has become the underlying goal for Mehdi and Reza Farsi and State Bicycle Co.,

Perfect Parks for Picnicking in Tempe

Enjoy Tempe’s sunny weather and scenic landscapes with this guide to pairing parks with nearby takeout options for the perfect picnics.

Photo-Worthy Places in Tempe

Looking for photo-worthy moments you’ll want to remember for a lifetime? To help you find your next Instagram-worthy shot, we’ve rounded up these can’t-miss, photogenic attractions from around Tempe.

Rooftop Pools in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe, Arizona hotel pools make for a perfect oasis during the summer. There is nothing quite like relaxing at a rooftop pool to catch some rays and spectacular views at the same time. Check out these rooftop pools and see why we can’t stop bragging.

Stay fit in Tempe, from outdoor activities to spinning classes

There are lots of ways to be active in Tempe, Arizona. It’s a fun college town with hiking and running trails, miles of bike paths, and lots of sunshine to go around. Staying fit in Tempe just goes with the territory. Here are a few of our favorite ways to stay active, be well and eat healthy in Tempe.

Tempe 101: A Prep Course for Life at ASU

Every August, a new group of freshmen descends upon Tempe, making it their home for the next four (or more) years. Tempe is a great place to attend college — for so many reasons. It’s a fun college town that truly embraces Arizona State University into the culture. Tempe is also a great place to live, with endless events and things to do all year.

Tempe Splash Pads & Water Park Fun

Pack up your swimsuits, beach towels, sunscreen, floaties and your water-loving friends and family, and head to Tempe for a splashing good time all summer long.