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Tempe
Located just 10 minutes east of downtown Phoenix, Tempe exudes its own personality and the youthful spirit of a college town. Home to Arizona State University, the largest public university in the United States, Tempe has a vibrant downtown that’s active day and night. You’ll find locally-owned eateries and microbreweries, annual festivals, arts and cultural events. And plenty of opportunities to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine a year on a bike, hiking trail or stand-up paddleboard.

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Mill Avenue District
Mill Avenue District
This is a shopping, dining, nightlife area. It's similar to 5th Ave and Old Town in Scottsdale, which are listed on tripadvisor. Mill Ave is also listed on yelp.com.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Arizona State University
Arizona State University
With an undergraduate student body of nearly 34,000, ASU is the state's largest institution of higher learning.
Attraction type: Educational sites; Dams
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SEA LIFE Aquarium
SEA LIFE Aquarium
Owner description: Dive in to SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium! Be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through an amazing underwater world. Prepare for... more Owner description: Dive in to SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium! Be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through an amazing underwater world. Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from sea stars to sharks, rays, octopus and a rescued green sea turtle! To get any closer you'll have to get wet! Enjoy, thousands of sea creatures in 30 displays, interactive touch tanks, an amazing 360 degree ocean tunnel, talks, feeds, and much more! less
Attraction type: Aquariums
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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona
Owner description: LEGOLAND(R) Discovery Center Arizona is a 40,000 square-foot indoor attraction featuring more than one million LEGO(R) bricks, LEGO(R) themed rides, a 4-D cinema and themed... more Owner description: LEGOLAND(R) Discovery Center Arizona is a 40,000 square-foot indoor attraction featuring more than one million LEGO(R) bricks, LEGO(R) themed rides, a 4-D cinema and themed build-and-play areas providing a world of creativity and learning for young children. Families with young children can explore their imagination, color and build in the ultimate indoor LEGO(R) playground. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Tempe Beach Park
Tempe Beach Park
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

House of Tricks
House of Tricks
Ranked #1 of 724 Restaurants in Tempe
Price: $9 - $30
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Four Peaks Restaurant
Four Peaks Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 724 Restaurants in Tempe
Price:
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Delicatessen
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cornish Pasty Co
Cornish Pasty Co
Ranked #3 of 724 Restaurants in Tempe
Cuisines: Bar, British
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
RigaTony's Authentic Italian
RigaTony's Authentic Italian
Ranked #4 of 724 Restaurants in Tempe
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oregano's Pizza Bistro
Oregano's Pizza Bistro
Ranked #5 of 724 Restaurants in Tempe
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Baymont Inn & Suites Tempe Phoenix Airport
2.5 of 5
Baymont Inn & Suites Tempe Phoenix Airport
$58 - $146
Ranked #9 of 47 Hotels in Tempe
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Motel 6 Tempe ASU
2.0 of 5
Motel 6 Tempe ASU
$50 - $76
Ranked #21 of 47 Hotels in Tempe
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Red Roof Inn Tempe - Phoenix Airport
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn Tempe - Phoenix Airport
$56 - $140
Ranked #23 of 47 Hotels in Tempe
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe
3.0 of 5
Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe
$90 - $287
Ranked #1 of 47 Hotels in Tempe
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Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix / Tempe - ASU Area
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix / Tempe - ASU Area
$103 - $188
Ranked #2 of 47 Hotels in Tempe
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Tempe Mission Palms
3.5 of 5
Tempe Mission Palms
$116 - $329
Ranked #3 of 47 Hotels in Tempe
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5.0 of 5
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5.0 of 5
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Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
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