What to do in Tempe, AZ

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Tempe Attractions

There are opportunities for fun around every corner in Tempe. From action-packed activities to fascinating tourist attractions, this delightful city has got it all. Ready to start arranging your itinerary?

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What to do in Tempe

Free Things to Do in Tempe

There's no need to max out your credit card in Tempe. The following won't cost a red cent.

Gallery of Scientific Exploration - Bring the entire family and set out on a journey of discovery through history with one another.

Tempe Beach Park - Loads of fun and action is what you'll discover at this great attraction.

Mill Avenue District - Sit for a while in this lively spot and experience life as a local.

Tempe Town Lake - Find a nice spot to sit and savor the calmness that comes with being close to the water.

Tempe Beach Park - Grab your picnic blanket, throw together a quick snack and find a shady area to appreciate Mother Nature.

Things to Do in Tempe with Kids

There are plenty of memorable experiences in Tempe that the whole gang will get a buzz out of. Here are a few of the top family friendly experiences around.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Tempe on a sunny day?
What to do in Tempe on a rainy day?
Have a go at a few of these popular indoor activities and turn a miserable, rainy day into something memorable:

What should I not miss in Tempe?
Bring your camera, because this treasure trove of attractions is just waiting to be discovered:

  • Arizona State University
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium

Are there cheap things to do in Tempe?
What can you do in Tempe for free?
You’ll barely have time to pull your wallet out of your bag with so many great free attractions:

  • Tempe Beach Park
  • Tempe Town Lake
  • Arizona Mills Mall
  • Mill Avenue District

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