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Watercrafts at Tempe Town Lake

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.

C.A.S.A. Tempe

Where to find buzzworthy nightlife in Tempe

From Broadway shows and live bands to DJs and dance floors, here’s you guide to Tempe’s famous nightlife scene — which heats up after the sun set.

Pier 54 Tempe

Top Tempe Restaurants for Patio Dining

In Tempe, these restaurants are known for their delicious patio vibes. Here’s where to savor the scene and the cuisine while dining alfresco.

Bubble Waffle at Mango Rabbit by Mark Lipczynski

Where To Find Tempe’s Top Frozen Treats

Beat the Arizona heat with a cool treat this summer! Find out where to indulge in Tempe’s most-loved frozen delights — from frozen yogurt and ice cream to shakes and icy treats.

James Turrell ASU Skyspace

Hidden Gems on ASU’s Tempe Campus

Among the buildings, walkways, breezeways and courtyards on the Arizona State University Tempe Campus, you’ll find some of Tempe’s best hidden gems  — ranging from public art and delicious dining to inconspicuous nods history and heroes. Here are our top nine.

New Tempe Sign Mural

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.

ASU Gammage sunset

Broadway shows at ASU Gammage in Tempe

The 2024-2025 Desert Financial Broadway Across America – Arizona series at ASU Gammage kicks off in August. Get ready for an exciting season of Broadway!

Canopy Hotel rooftop pool

Rooftop Pools in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe hotel pools are a perfect oasis. 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.

Neighborhood Services at Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU

Restaurants near Tempe’s ASU Gammage

Congrats, you’ve secured the hottest tickets in town and you’re set for a bucket list-worthy night of Broadway. The next — and essential — step is choosing delicious and convenient restaurant near ASU Gammage to start your evening off. .

Papago Park

Family Friendly Hikes in and Around Tempe

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.

Perfect Pear Bistro

Family Friendly Restaurants in Tempe

Which Tempe restaurants are the best for family dining? There are a few that are always a sure bet for a good time, and a family-friendly atmosphere for the kiddos. Here’s our short list of family-friendly restaurants in Tempe.

Family Bike at Tempe Town Lake

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Tempe on Spring Break

Kids want 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!

Caffe Boa in Downtown Tempe

Woman-Owned Businesses in Tempe, AZ

Looking to support women-owned businesses? The Tempe Tourism Office created an ever-evolving list of women-owned places in Tempe that welcome your patronage.

A Mountain @coupleyfitt

Date Ideas in Tempe

To give you ideas for your next date in Tempe, we asked three local couples to share their itineraries for a perfect romantic day in Tempe.

Alter Ego at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown

Tempe Hotels with Delicious On-Site Restaurants

Add delicious convenience to your next stay in Tempe, Arizona, by booking one of these hotels with noteworthy on-site restaurants.