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Find Hotels near Arizona State University Tempe Campus

Looking for the perfect hotel near the Tempe ASU Campus? We’ve highlighted the best hotels that are within a 2 mile radius of the ASU Memorial Union. 

Top 20 Summer Activities in Tempe

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Look no further! We’ve curated a list of our top 20 summer activities in Tempe. Check out the list to get your summer started!

Indoor activities in Tempe to stay cool this summer

What is the best way to stay cool in Tempe during the heat of the summer, you ask? Enjoy one of Tempe’s many stellar indoor activities and attractions! 

Top 5 Hikes in Tempe and Beyond

Get outside and take a hike, but where to start? In the Tempe/Phoenix area, there are many choices of hiking trails. Here’s a quick guide to some of our favorite Tempe and Phoenix hiking trails.

Getting to and Around Tempe

Located in the center of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, Tempe is easily accessible to and from surrounding areas by car, bus and Valley Metro Rail.

Dining at Tempe Marketplace – So Many Options!

Tempe Marketplace, located at McClintock Drive and Rio Salado Parkway, has a little bit of everything when you are in need of some good grub. Check out our list of favorite restaurants at Tempe Marketplace.

University Eats: Dining Near ASU

From breakfast to burgers to all kinds of international favorites, you’ll have a hard time choosing from all of the tasty restaurants surrounding Arizona State University Tempe Campus.

Spend New Year’s Eve in Tempe

As the clock winds down on 2022, we look forward to ringing in the New Year in Tempe. Whether you prefer a quieter evening or a big festive party, Tempe can help you ring in NYE in a way that’s perfect for you.

Skip the dishes, eat out on Thanksgiving in Tempe!

Why stress over doing the dishes when you can go out to eat or order takeout this Thanksgiving? Check out which restaurants will be open and offering specials during Thanksgiving weekend in Tempe.

Murals in Tempe, Arizona – Part II

This is Part II of our Murals in Tempe, Arizona series. We can all use a little more inspiration these days and nothing inspires us more than the healing power of art. You can see all of these works of art from the road or a parking lot.

Murals in Tempe, Arizona

Love murals? Hop in your car and take a driving tour of Tempe’s public art. We showcase our favorite Tempe, Arizona murals on a custom driving tour.

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.

Things to do this Labor Day in Tempe and Phoenix

To many, Labor Day symbolizes the last day of summer and the kick start of fall. In Arizona, summer temperatures continue through September. That means Labor Day is an extra day off to splash in a swinming pool or enjoy fun activities that will officially bring summer to a close.

Best Things To Do With a Teenager in Tempe, AZ

What do teenagers do for fun in Tempe? Lucky for you, our resident Tempe teen, Rosey, has put together a list of her favorite things to do with her friends and family in her home town Tempe.

Where to get a margarita (or two) in Tempe, Arizona

Frozen or on the rocks, we love all margaritas! The Tempe Tourism Office ventured out on the streets of Tempe to find the best margarita options for you try on your next night out.