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Tempe vs Scottsdale

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Tempe vs Scottsdale

My husband and I will be moving to Tempe AZ for work. His assignment begins November 7th. My question is what is better for a married couple with no kids. We are both well over college age. We enjoy arts and activities but not into the college scene. Love bars and breweries but not into nightclubbing til 5am. Any suggestions on areas/locations to live would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Tempe vs Scottsdale

You should contact a realtor.

I live in south Tempe, away from the university but still close enough to enjoy whatever activities I find appealing. South Scottsdale or Old Town would offer you fairly close proximity to Tempe as well.

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We are only moving short term and will stay in corporate housing/apt but wasn't sure where to look. We like nightlife and want walkablity. So it would probably be in dt Tempe or Old Towne Scottsdale but didn't want college students keeping us awake at night.

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3. Re: Tempe vs Scottsdale

Old Town Scottsdale it is then.

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Agree. Scottsdale. We were just there and if you are in Tempe its the college scene.

We stayed in Scottsdale for a week in September and had a very nice time.

\We went to a college football game in Tempe; its worth a visit (or more) when you are there for breweries and bars.

Edited: 22 October 2016, 05:19
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5. Re: Tempe vs Scottsdale

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are definitely leaning toward Scottsdale.

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6. Re: Tempe vs Scottsdale

old town Scottsdale best, but higher prices

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7. Re: Tempe vs Scottsdale

This is not really the place to be asking this. Relocation questions are more appropriate in city-data,com. Half the responses here are coming from people who don't live here. For what it's worth, if you have other choices and will have a car, I'd look elsewhere. One is touristy and the other is collegiate. Either would get tiresome over time.

Edited: 01 February 2017, 23:45
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8. Re: Tempe vs Scottsdale

This thread is from October, they moved in November :)

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