PHOENIX — School is out and summer is here. For many, that means it's time to plan a nice little staycation. 

To help decide where to go for your next local getaway, here are some staycation options in the Valley.

Learn more about each location in the videos below.

Gorgeous canyoneering with 360 Adventures

Canyoneering in Arizona is something you’ll want to put on your adventure wish list! Canyoneering combines hiking, wading, swimming and rappelling through hidden canyons most don’t get to see. 360 Adventures will hook you up with everything you need for your epic exploration. 

Catch a wave in the desert

Who said there aren’t rad barrels in Arizona? Surfs up at Rhodes Aquatic Complex in Mesa featuring the FlowRider. The wave machine makes the perfect conditions to surf, boogie board or do whatever tricks you love or would love to learn.

Beat the heat at Skateland in Mesa

Rachel Cole gives us the details on the summer offerings at Skateland in Mesa.

Amuse yourself at Castles N' Coasters

All this week, we featured a different spot in the Phoenix area. On Monday, she visited Castles N' Coasters in Phoenix.

Stay cool this summer at AZ Ice Peoria

Staycations aren't just about lounging around a resort. We are going to one of the best places to seek relief from triple-digit temps, AZ Ice in Peoria.

Train to be a superhero this summer

Zoom past and defeat the villains with the superhero zip line flight school open now through Labor Day when you stay or visit the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The heroic adventure doesn’t stop there, there’s also superhero meet and greets, dive-in superhero movies and spectacular fireworks shows.

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