If you’re hoping for a getaway filled with warm, sunny days, hit the road to Tempe. With 330 days of sunshine each year and an average temperature of 85 degrees, just thinking about Tempe can make you feel warm.
The combination of nice weather and 50 parks make spending time outside easy. Papago Park has more than 13 miles of hiking and biking trails and Tempe Beach Park boasts 25 acres of recreation space, while cyclists love Tempe’s 175 miles-plus of dedicated bikeways.
Tempe is home to Arizona State University. Just North of ASU is Tempe Town Lake, a popular spot for boating, kayaking, fishing and rowing. An assortment of water toys are available for visitors to rent. Shoppers flock to The Mill Avenue District and its more than 100 shops, restaurants and bars.
Tempe is just 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, making it simple to include Phoenix and Scottsdale in your Arizona itinerary.