The City of Tempe, Arizona is located about 20 minutes from Downtown Phoenix in the east valley and has a population of more than 160,000 citizens. Tempe is brimming with heritage and culture, has a vibrant nightlife, amazing restaurants and great shopping. Sports play a big role in Tempe with Baseball spring training featuring California’s Anaheim Angels, Arizona State University [ASU] Athletics, with Major league baseball’s Arizona Diamond Backs in Nearby Phoenix. You can enjoy one of many festivals in Tempe such as P.F. Chang’s Rock ’n’ Roll Marathons or the Festival of the Arts. Shop til you drop at Arizona Mills, Mills Avenue District or the Tempe Marketplace and be sure to visit the massive IKEA Home Furnishing store – the largest on the west coast.