3 days in Tempe Itinerary

3 days in Tempe Itinerary

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Tempe, 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. Get out of town with these interesting Tempe side-trips: Taliesin West (in Scottsdale) and Goldfield (Ghost Town) (in Apache Junction). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, find something for the whole family at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, and identify plant and animal life at McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Tempe. In May, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Scottsdale, Goldfield (Ghost Town)
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