Day Trips from Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale

Packed with red rocks and tall saguaro cacti, Arizona features one of the most dramatically beautiful landscapes in North America. We recently enjoyed a great cold weather break in Tempe, home to Arizona State University. It’s a great base to explore the Sonoran Desert and nearby highlights like the Apache Trail, Sedona and the Grand Canyon….

Day Trip from Tempe, Arizona

Tempe: A Great Base to Explore Arizona

Tempe, Arizona enjoys around 330 days of sunshine a year, more than anywhere else in the country. Its picturesque landscape in the Sonoran Desert is also highlighted by a fantastic southwestern culinary scene. Hayden Butte and Tempe Town Lake offer outdoor activities right in downtown Tempe. You can also take fantastic day trips to Sedona, the…

Tempe Things to Do