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Al Taylor and the Tempe Public Safety Memorial

If you’ve been to Tempe Beach Park lately, you’ve seen the new Tempe Public Safety Memorial that’s dedicated to Tempe’s fallen heroes. Situated at the entrance to Tempe Beach Park and Tempe Town Lake, the memorial is a stirring and poignant tribute to the Tempe fire and police officers and canines who have lost their […]

What do travel professionals love about Tempe?

The Tempe Tourism team strives to give our out of town visitors, meeting planners, meeting attendees, travel writers, and tour operators an experience that highlights the very best of Tempe. While we like to talk about why we love this fun and vibrant city, sometimes it’s nice to hear what others have to say. Check […]

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 […]

Day Trip from Tempe: Cave Creek

Take a day trip to discover scenic Cave Creek, a place that is within 45 minutes to an hour north of Tempe. It’s known for beautiful Sonoran Desert hiking trails, wide open spaces and spots that are reminiscent of the Wild West.

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 […]

Four Peaks Brewing Company: Best food and beer pairings

Four Peaks Brewing Company is as synonymous with Arizona as cactus is to the desert. Four Peaks’s Kilt Lifter, Pumpkin Porter and Hop Knot are just a few of the popular beers that are ordered often at bars across Arizona. But Four Peaks offers much more than just beer. We’ve learned that several of their […]

Day Trip from Tempe: Antelope Canyon

Take a day trip from Tempe to explore Antelope Canyon. To make your day trip experience super convenient and fun, book your trip with DETOURS of Arizona.

State-Of-The-Art Facilities Make Tempe a Sports Destination

State-of-the-art facilities make Tempe, Arizona a sports destination for pros and weekend warriors alike. After becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time with his 28 total (23 Gold) medals, Michael Phelps did what a lot of people choose to do upon retirement, move to Arizona. While Arizona’s climate, standard of living, and world-renowned golf courses […]

Day Trip From Tempe: Superior, Miami & Globe, Arizona

Take day trip from Tempe to the copper mining towns of Superior, Miami and Globe, Arizona. Then explore nearby Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park.

CSR Activities in Tempe

Throughout the year, the Tempe Tourism Office gives back to our community through volunteer service and other community efforts.  In addition to feeling good, we like to see firsthand the impact good deeds have in changing people’s lives. We know it takes a lot of planning to create a memorable meeting or a successful event.  […]

Day Trip From Tempe: Jerome

Visit Jerome, Arizona on a day trip from Tempe. With its eclectic feel, artistic shops, and all around beautiful scenery, it is without a doubt an exciting place to explore. Located atop the Cleopatra Hill (5,200 feet) between Prescott and Flagstaff, this old mining town is filled with personality and character.

Day Trip From Tempe: Payson

Take a day trip to Payson for a day of outdoor fun. Pine trees, open spaces, funky restaurants and majestic mountains – just an hour and a half drive from Tempe.

Day Trips from Tempe: Sedona

With only a two hour drive from Tempe to Sedona, it makes a great day trip. Sedona has a fun downtown with good restaurants, the hiking is incredible and the whole city looks like it should be on a postcard.

Treat yourself to Tracy Dempsey Originals in Tempe

On the corner of University and Priest Drives in Tempe, you’ll find a little bit of sweet tooth paradise in the form of Tracy Dempsey Originals. I love sweets, especially pastries that are so fresh, they’re still warm from the oven. When I discovered Tracy Dempsey Originals, I found my happy place. The storefront on […]

5K Walks in Tempe This Fall

Time to grab your walking shoes! Get fit for the approaching holidays while supporting an amazing organizations in the process by participating in a 5K walk! There are several fun 5K walks taking place in Tempe this fall. Check out this great list of 5K walks in Tempe taking place through November. Running Scared – […]