The state of Arizona offers lots of great day trips to homeowners in the Valley of the Sun. Tempe is no exception and offers fun outdoors and in. Check out the following list of fun activities that can be enjoyed with a friend or the whole extended family.
Tempe Homeowners Enjoy South Mountain Park
South Mountain Park Hikers, bikers and horseback riders of all ages will really enjoy this park which offers more than 50 miles of trails through the nation’s largest municipal park. Start at one of the 11 trails offered by the park and take in the desert scenery and beautiful spring flowers.
Just a few miles and minutes from most Tempe homes, this Phoenix park offers plenty of gathering opportunities. Bring a picnic and meet some friends at one of several first come- first service ramadas set aside for just that purpose. Or, for earlier planning and larger parties, the parks service offers several larger ramadas or centers you can reserve for a nominal fee.
Discover the Superstition Mountains
Superstition Mountains: To the east of Apache Junction and Mesa, these scenic mountains offer lots of hiking, views and great desert plants and animals. The area offers a museum, ghost towns, wildlife and camp grounds. Visitors looking for less-strenuous ways to enjoy the mountains can relax at the Superstition Mountain Golf Course or enjoy an easy adventure on an Apache Trail Jeep Tour.
Explore Papago Park just Minutes from Tempe
This large desert park offers lots of natural fun for adults and kids. This park is home to the Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Gardens, as well as hiking, rock climbing and urban fishing. With fabulous views and a variety of easy and challenging trails, you get all kinds of family fun.
Tempe Property Owners can Spend a Relaxing Day at the Spa
These are just a few of the resorts in the area offering amazing experiences full of relaxation and luxury.
- Amara Resort and Spa: (866) 455-6610. Nestled in gorgeous Sedona, this resort offers everything from massages and facials to body treatments and personal growth appointments.
- Royal Palms: (602) 840-3610. This open-air Scottsdale spa offers a large two floor space full of 10 treatment areas.
- Omni Tucson National Resort: (520) 575-7559. A fabulous Tucson resort, this spa specializes in providing bliss and relaxation for busy adults.