Our top picks in Tempe!
Located in Arizona Mills Mall, Legoland discovery center is great for all ages. There is plenty of space for your toddler or crawler to play amongst huge blocks, or even for your teen to go on a few rides. Personally, my husband and I LOVE the Kingdom Quest Laser ride! You can read more about Legoland Discovery Center here.
This small museum has a lot of HEART! Sponsored by the Halle family and the American Heart Association, there are lots of different activities for preschool age through adults to enjoy. There is even a full kitchen where you can have a meal or do a cooking class. Prices to the museum are super affordable! The favorite for the kids is always the small grocery store dramatic play center. You can read more about the Halle Heart Museum here.
If you are looking for a place to eat, shop and even splash, the Tempe Marketplace is fun for the family. Dave and Busters, Barnes and Noble, and a lot of other great restaurants are nearby!
Located right next to Legoland Discovery Center in the Arizona Mills Mall, the Aquarium serves as a great retreat from desert life! Not only can you watch the animals, you can even touch and interact with them. There is even an indoor play area, as well as a huge gift shop!You can read more about Sea Life Aquarium here.
If you are looking for a large park with tons of slides, climbers, a bathroom, sand and a toddler area-this is the one for you. Located close to Tempe Beach Park and ASU, this park is a great stop for all ages! You can read more about the park here
The oldest wave pool in the country is in Tempe! Big Surf is great place for parties and can be rented out for events. We had a blast going and playing in the small kids areas and the slides that were perfect for little swimmers around 5-8 years old! You can read more about it here!