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Accessibility in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is an extremely accessible city and welcomes visitors to our destination. There are endless opportunities to have a great time in Tempe, whether you spend some time at one of the many Tempe attractions, catch a show at ASU Gammage or experience the dining options in Downtown Tempe. Tempe is committed to providing ADA accessibility features to it’s residents and visitors.

Things to do off the Valley Metro Rail and Tempe Streetcar

From the Valley Metro Rail to the new Tempe Streetcar, Tempe continues to ensure that everyone can move around the city quickly and efficiently. Discover the many fun things to see and do like public art, shops, restaurants and other businesses as you use Tempe’s public transportation options.

Stay Cool at Arizona Mills this Summer!

When you want to beat the heat and have some fun, pack up the kids and head over to Arizona Mills. Arizona Mills has a lot to offer this summer with some great deals and fun experiences.

Plan your wedding in Tempe, AZ

If you are planning your Arizona wedding in Tempe, here’s a list of our favorites for wedding venues and hotels, and group dining options for your rehearsal dinner and other wedding festivities.

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!

Asian American and Pacific Islander Owned Restaurants/Businesses in Tempe

Looking for a way to support local Asian American and Pacific Islander owned restaurants and businesses? Us too! We made this list of locally owned restaurants and in Tempe to make your search easier.

Best burgers in Tempe

It’s a given that a college town like Tempe, Arizona would have its fair share of restaurants where you can find some of the best burgers around. The Tempe Tourism team sampled burgers from several restaurants around town so you can decide which ones you’d like to try next. It’s a tough job, but someone had to do it.

Signature Tempe crafted cocktails

There’s something about a perfectly mixed drink that makes for a great evening out. Check out these restaurants and bars for some of Tempe’s best cocktails — we’ve got the inside scoop on the overall vibe and drink menu highlights.

Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Tempe, AZ

Love traveling with your furry friend? Finding the perfect pet-friendly hotel for both you and fur baby is important, and we want to make it as easy as possible. Several hotels in Tempe are pet-friendly and offer up a perfect spot for your next stay in Tempe, Arizona.

A Day at Arizona Mills

With more than 185 stores, dining options and exclusive entertainment venues, Arizona Mills in Tempe has something for everyone to enjoy.

Enjoy a taste of Italy at these Tempe Italian restaurants

Few things in life are better than good Italian food. Experience some of the best that Italy has to offer at these Tempe Italian restaurants.

Tempe Hotels Near Arizona Mills

A full mile of shops you say? And restaurants and attractions in the same spot? I’m in! The next question is, what hotels are located close to Arizona Mills? We have put together a complete list of Tempe hotels located adjacent to this shopping nirvana.

Restaurants near Tempe’s ASU Gammage

YES! You got tickets to the Broadway show you’ve been dying to see! The next step? Picking a fun, delicious, and conveniently located Tempe restaurant near ASU Gammage.

The Best Tempe Suites Hotels

Traveling with kids? Or like the convenience of a having a kitchen when you travel? There are lots of reasons to love hotels offering suites, and we love them too! Tempe has an abundance of options for travelers looking for a little more space, a kitchenette and more with several suites hotels to choose from.

Hotels in Downtown Tempe, Arizona

In Downtown Tempe, visitors will find a variety of properties, from suites to upscale retreats, that are adjacent to an endless supply of restaurants, coffee shops, retailers, the lake and the hiking trail up “A” Mountain.