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Tempe fall fun starts with bicycles and beer

We thought it would be a great idea to write a blog about bikes and beer. We asked our friend Cristopher Matthews, a local beer and bicycle lover, to write a blog for us because these happen to be two of his favorite hobbies. Be sure to follow him on Twitter here. Navigating the Valley […]

Tempe splash pads and waterpark fun this summer

What makes any summer day in Tempe just a little bit better? Water. As in splash pads, water parks and pools. Even though the summer days get pretty toasty in Arizona, my family always cools off and has fun when there is water around. Luckily for us, Tempe has lots to choose from! Here are […]

The Best Things to Do in Tempe are Free

Who doesn’t love a freebee, a twofer, a bargain? Lucky for you, Tempe has everything from world class museums to live entertainment to outdoor activities, and best of all it’s free. Here’s a list of things to do in Tempe that won’t make you break the bank! Museums, Galleries and Performances Check out the renowned […]

The Sunday I traveled back in time without leaving Arizona

I hate road trips.  Seriously, I do.  Some aspects of them I really enjoy, like the endless laughs or the random stops along the way when we discover something cool and unexpected .  However, there are certain things I just don’t like.  I’m a little claustrophobic so being cramped in a car isn’t all that […]

There’s so much to do at Tempe Town Lake

Tempe Town Lake is the perfect spot to experience some fun and enjoy the outdoors. It’s a bit unexpected for visitors to find a large body of water right in the heart of the city, but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Tempe Town Lake. The lake and the surrounding Tempe Beach Park are home to many annual […]

Things To Do During Spring Training Season

Enjoy sunny skies and all the spring vibes at this year’s Cactus League Spring Training games, February 21 through March 26, 2019. Catch a fly ball, a tan and hopefully a few attractions while you’re in town as Arizona’s warmer temperatures are the perfect backdrop for festivals, patio dining and other outdoor activities. Festivals: Festivals […]

Things To Do on Mill Avenue in Tempe

The weekend is just around the corner, and you’re thinking…What should I do this weekend? Mill Avenue may just be the ticket to a fun-filled day. There are, of course, lots and lots of delicious restaurants to choose from, and unique shopping spots too. But there are so many activities such as hiking, biking, and […]

Top 20 Summer Activities in Tempe

Those lazy days of summer are upon us in Tempe, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to just lounge by the pool. Here are our top 20 summer activities in Tempe to help make this summer your best one yet. 1. Big Surf Waterpark: Everyone, from big kahunas to little splashers, will have fun staying cool […]

Top 6 Outdoor Things To Do in Tempe

It’s about that time in Tempe where the weather is beckoning me outside! I want to shop, eat, walk, play and relax in the sunny Arizona climate! Here is my top 6 list of fun things to do in Tempe that are all outside: 1. Shop at Tempe Marketplace – This outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment hub […]