The City of Tempe Arizona

The city of Tempe is an exciting mixture of Southwestern hospitality, prosperity and success. In the center of the Valley of the Sun, Tempe covers approximately 40 square miles and is home to 182,500 residents. While enjoying dynamic growth, the city has maintained its unique personality and style through a careful and masterful blending of the new with the old. Respecting its heritage and energetically planning for the future, Tempe is a wonderful mix of history and modern urban amenities.

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Tempe Town Lake - Courtesy of Tempe Tourism Office    Courtesy of Tempe Tourism Office    Courtesy of Tempe Tourism Office

Tempe has a distinct identity as an emerging destination city, replete with all the offerings of a city rich in economics, technology, culture, tourism and educational resources. Tempe offers a blend of quality new developments, revitalization and redevelopment, prestigious institutions such as Arizona State University, and celebrated traditions. Tempe brings it all together – bright Arizona sun, rewarding places to work, diverse cultures, a myriad of recreational opportunities, the best in entertainment and an unparalleled Southwestern lifestyle. Tempe is the place to live, learn, work and play!

Find out where to stay, play, eat and shop through our partners at the Tempe Tourism Office!