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Stress Relieving Activities in Tempe 

Looking for bit of stress relief? At the Tempe Tourism Office, we’re looking forward to welcoming visitors again. But, in the meantime, we wanted to provide a few ways to reduce stress and remind ourselves of the laid-back, come as you are spirit that Tempe, Arizona is known for.

Top 20 Summer Activities in Tempe

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

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.

Support local Tempe merchants

Support local Tempe merchants. Tempe retailers, artists, florists and more sell everything from ASU gear to flowers to skateboards to artwork. These businesses will benefit from your patronage now more than ever, so use this list as you’re looking for gifts, or gift cards, for loved ones (or just for you).

Infusion Coffee & Tea Crafters

Located just east of the Arizona State University Tempe Campus, Infusion Coffee & Tea Crafters may seem like an unassuming, local coffee shop. Surrounded by college apartments, a sleepy historic neighborhood, and one of Arizona’s original craft breweries, the café is a popular spot that brings this unique cross-section of the city together for that always-essential cup of joe.

Frozen Treats on a Summer Day in Tempe

It’s starting to heat up outside! Beat the heat with a cool treat this summer and check out Tempe’s frozen delights. Lucky for us, Tempe has everything from frozen yogurt and ice cream to shakes and icy treats to get us through the summer.

Spend Father’s Day in Tempe

Father’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Spend some quality time with your dad to show him how much you appreciate all he’s done for you over the years. Tempe has lots of great options to make Father’s Day memorable. Here are a few cool ways you can celebrate with your dad.

360-degree photo tour of Tempe

To help you plan your visit, we’d like to give you a sense for what our city is all about. Experience our favorite spots in Tempe, showcased in 360 degree video tours. Explore Tempe’s architecture, recreational havens and popular photo spots.

Donut delights in Tempe

Craving donuts? We did all the hard work testing out Tempe’s most beloved donut shops. We taste tested and categorized the donuts into four categories: the Most Instagrammable, For the Brave (and Willing), and Most Creative and Colorful. Enjoy!

Why we’re stoked about summer in Tempe

You might be wary of Arizona’s toasty temperatures during the summer. But you can rest assured that Tempe is open for business with lots of cool fun in the sun and money-saving deals all season long. Dare we say that you will perspire? Yeah, you definitely will. But, keep in mind that 100 degrees feels […]

Celebrate this Mother’s Day in Tempe

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, 2020. While Mother’s Day 2020 is going to be a little (a lot) different than years past, you can still do something special for your mom, mother-in-law, Grandma or anyone else who deserves to be pampered.

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week with Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week May 3-9, 2020. Since we have to stay at home, why not make the best of that time by planning a vacation to Tempe? You can use Instagram for inspiration to your favorite or dream destinations.

Tempe Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

How is it that Cinco de Mayo lands on Taco Tuesday this year, yet we are expected to stay home? This year, commemorate Cinco de Mayo by ordering delivery or curbside pick-up from your favorite Tempe restaurant.

Tempe Hotel Offers for Essential Travelers

As we get use to the new normal of COVID-19, Tempe, Arizona hotels are stepping up and providing discounted rates and stays for essential workers and travelers. Check out the special offers listed in this article and book your today.

Video conference with Tempe’s virtual backgrounds

We can’t have meetings in person these days, so instead, upload your own virtual background of Tempe. The Tempe Tourism Office has created a series of virtual backgrounds.