If you’re looking for a place bustling with city activities -- but you
don’t want all the other hassles of city living -- then Tempe is the
perfect place for you. The public transportation system in Tempe makes
it easy to get around the city, and the METRO light rail line connects
directly to Downtown Phoenix. But with so many activities and
opportunities in the city of Tempe itself, you may not even want to
The Desert Botanical Garden offers a welcome respite from the stresses
of daily life, and the Garden hosts events and exhibitions year-round.
If you need a night out of town, Casino Arizona is one of the most
popular gaming locations around the Phoenix area, and it’s only a short
drive from Tempe. For some daytime family fun, head over to the Big Surf
Waterpark, or check out the SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium in the Arizona
Mills Mall. And when you’re all tuckered out and ready to go back home
to recharge, you’ll know that your home in Tempe is never too far away.