Explore Tempe's great attractions by day or night. Discover contemporary artwork at the ASU Art Museum. Shop 'til you drop at Arizona Mills and Arizona's only IKEA. Indulge your senses at IMAX Theatre Tempe and see a Broadway production at ASU's Gammage Auditorium. Soak in the sunshine at Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park. Tempe Town Lake, adjacent to pedestrian-friendly Downtown Tempe, provides a 2-mile recreational haven for kayaking, sailing, rowing, jogging, skating or picnicking. Tempe's central location also makes us an ideal hub for visiting the rest of Arizona's must-see attractions.
Tempe's outdoor activities and sporting events add to Tempe's dynamic lifestyle. We are home to the NFL Arizona Cardinals, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl and all of the intercollegiate athletics at Arizona State University. Tempe hosts the Angels Major League Baseball Spring Training games at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Tempe has numerous parks, soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, pools, golf courses and our own two-mile urban oasis, Tempe Town Lake.
Tempe's cultural attractions, vibrant downtown, festivals, sporting events, shopping opportunities, Arizona State University, Tempe Town Lake, Papago Park and an array of accommodations add up to a great vacation. Tempe's central location provides easy access to the best of Arizona tourist attractions located throughout the state. Indeed Tempe, Arizona is in the middle of it all!
Tempe, Arizona has access to the Tempe Buttes and the Salt River. Tourists often visit Gin Blossoms, Tempe Towne Lake, Verde River and the Zen Lunatics.
Tempe's colleges include Arizona State University and Rio Salado Community College.
The local news is covered by the Tempe Daily News, the Tempee Tribune, the Chandler Arizonan Tribune, Mesa Tribune and the East Valley Tribune.
Tempe's tourists often visit the Arizona Historical Foundation, the Tempe Historical Museum, the Labriola National American Indiana Data Center and the Niels Pertersen House Museum.
Most like the Tempe Butte Dwellings, Papango Park, Ash Avenue Bridge, Tempe Beach Park, the Tempe Rotary Club, the Tempe Lions Club, the Tempe Beach Pool, Sun Devil Stadium, Arizona Cardinals and the Sun Devils.
Others prefer Red River Music Hall, the Gammage Auduitorium, Fiddlesticks, the Arizona Historical Foundation Collection, Tempe Performing Art Center, Computing Commons Gallery, Top of the Rock Bar, The Improvisation, Gameworks, Gallery of Design and the Bash on Ash Nightclub.
Some prefer Northlight Gallery, Kiwanis Community Park, Mars Global Surveyor Facility, Life Sciences Center, the Museum of Anthropology, the Tempe Sports Complex and the Kiwanis Park Tennis Center.
Golfers partake of Shalimar Country Club, Family Golf Center, Rolling Hills Golf Course, Ken McDonald Golf Course and Karsten Golf Course.
Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball
Phoenix Coyotes Hockey
Raven Golf Club at South Mountain
Sun Devil Stadium