Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2009
With great weather, a convenient location near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and a range of fun-filled spring vacation events in Tempe, Arizona makes for a great spring vacation destination.
Tempe hotels, ranging from mountaintop retreats to budget getaways, are offering money saving rates through May 31. Rates start at just $79.
Preview the 2009 Major League Baseball season from February 25 through April 2 during Cactus League Spring Training. There will be more than 240 games played by 14 teams such as the Angels, Rockies, Cubs and Giants. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim make Tempe Diablo Stadium their home field during the spring vacation season and tickets start at just $6.
The Tempe Festival of the Arts runs from March 27-29 and features more than 400 artists selling their wares throughout the Mill Avenue District. One of the most popular events in Tempe, it features entertainment, food and wine tasting at the Arizona Wine Festival. Admission is free.
ASU Gammage is among the largest university-based presenters of the performing arts in the world. Their stellar Broadway season continues this spring with Rent, March 17-22, Frost/Nixon, March 31 - April 5, Cats, April 7-12 and Stomp, May 5-10.
This spring vacation, season visitors can experience the desert at its best by hiking along one of the many Sonoran Desert trails. Spring vacation visitors can enjoy hiking among beautiful wildflowers at both Papago Park, adjacent to Tempe Town Lake, or South Mountain Park/Preserve, home to more than 50 miles of trails. Both parks are conveniently located close to other exciting events in Tempe.
Visit http://www.ExploreTempe.com or call 800-283-6734 to request a free visitor's packet.
About Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization devoted to marketing Tempe, Arizona as a desirable visitor and group destination site. The Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau's mission is to also provide visitors, media professionals and meeting planners with information on hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and local points of interest. To learn more about Tempe, Arizona, please call 480-894-8158 or 800-283-6734 or visit us at http://www.tempecvb.com.