Tempe (/tɛmˈpiː/, US dict: tem-ˈpē; Oidbaḍ in Pima), also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe was the location of US Airways Group's corporate headquarters until December 9, 2013, when US Airways and American Airlines merged to form American Airlines Group. The headquarters for the combined airline moved to American's headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Tempe is also the home of Arizona State University.Wikipedia
Tempe is a town for the young of heart and mind. It is centred mainly on the Arizona State University right in the heart of the main town. Thanks to its young population, nightlife in Tempe is very active. Mill Ave district is the place to be after the sun sets. A holiday in Tempe is meant for those who love the outdoors. Tempe Town Lake is one of the favourite recreation spots in the area. There are several trails in the nearby mountains. Marathons are a major crowd puller in Tempe. Besides, there are several museums here that you can check into to learn more about the town and the nearby areas. Do check out the ASU Gammage Auditorium designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Travel to Tempe for a rejuvenating getaway.
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