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Arizona’s most iconic lakes are right in Tempe’s backyard!

Tempe has some of the most iconic lakes right in its backyard. Check out these lakes that are in close proximity to Tempe.

Tempe Events Status Updates

As we start to look forward to 2021, we are hopeful that events will return bigger and better than ever. But until then, we have curated a list of the most anticipated events in 2021 and their current standing. We will continue to add event updates on a continuous basis.

Get Pizza by the Slice at these Tempe Restaurants

We don’t know about you, but we think pizza is always a good idea. It is typically a weekly, or let’s be honest, almost daily, part of our diet. These pizza joints in Tempe have stolen a pizza of our hearts and we think you need to discover your favorite slice, whether it be traditional or trending towards unusual.

Picnics in the Park in Tempe

To best enjoy the sunny Arizona weather we highly suggest a leisurely picnic at one of Tempe’s parks. There are 50 parks throughout the city of Tempe, with lots of amenities from lakes to playgrounds. To make your picnic seem more like a special event, order takeout from a nearby Tempe restaurant. Here’s a handy list of Tempe parks and restaurants to check out first.

Get to know State Bicycle Co. in Tempe, AZ

Get to know how State Bicycle Co. got started, and the story behind the brothers who founded it in Tempe, Arizona more than 10 years ago. The unique mix of childhood nostalgia, pride of ownership and joyful passion has become the underlying goal for Mehdi and Reza Farsi and State Bicycle Co.,

Stay fit in Tempe, from outdoor activities to spinning classes

There are lots of ways to be active in Tempe, Arizona. It’s a fun college town with hiking and running trails, miles of bike paths, and lots of sunshine to go around. Staying fit in Tempe just goes with the territory. Here are a few of our favorite ways to stay active, be well and eat healthy in Tempe.

Tempe area restaurants open on Christmas Day

We did some research and found restaurants in the Tempe area that are going to be open on Christmas day! Be sure to call ahead for reservations or contact each place directly with questions about takeout, delivery or curbside pickup options.

Creations Boutique at Tempe Marketplace

Recently opened at Tempe Marketplace, Creations Boutique is a unique shopping destination worth checking out. Creations features the company’s national brand Angie, as well as such items as candles, accessories and jewelry crafted by local designers and artists. 

New Dining Options in Tempe, AZ – Fall 2020

The newest eateries in Tempe feature everything from plant-based cuisine to delicious sweet treats, so you’ll find exactly what you’re craving. It’s the perfect time to check out a new restaurant to treat yourself to take out!

Take a self-guided tour in Tempe

Because Tempe is easy to navigate at 40 square miles, it’s an ideal place to take your own self-guided tour. Here are some of our favorite places to see during your own Tempe driving, biking or walking tour.

Add spice to your life at Tempe’s Thai restaurants

Tempe has so many great family-owned and operated restaurants that making a choice is the main challenge. You can be sure that the food is authentic, fresh and prepared from favorite family recipes.

Drink Me! Tea Room – a modern twist on the afternoon tea experience

In need of a whimsical afternoon tea time? Melissa Harlan, owner of Drink Me! Tea Room in Tempe, was inspired on a trip to London where she had afternoon tea five days in a row. She wondered how she could bring this piece of joy she felt in London back home to Tempe, Arizona.

The Ultimate Day Trip to Tempe

Wildjoy took a week this summer to explore all over Tempe and create a great guide for your next day trip, exploring hidden gems along the way! In this blog post, you’ll learn how to have a Wildjoy day trip to Tempe with four stops to check out.

Let’s go there – visit Tempe, Arizona

We all need something to look forward to again. And nothing is more exciting than planning that next perfect getaway. The one that can’t get here soon enough. Because the journey begins the moment we decide to go somewhere. That’s why now is a great time to plan a trip to Tempe, Arizona!

Tempe venues for group dining

Tempe is an ideal meeting destination with a variety of great venues for a group dining event. Check out our list of just a few to give you an idea of what Tempe has to offer.