Let’s face it, with so many fun things to do in Peoria, Arizona residents are pretty spoiled when it comes to weather. With almost endless sunshine and mild temperatures for a majority of the year , it’s tough to beat. While you can’t skip past the summer months where temperatures can hit triple digits, you don’t have to spend those hot days lying around the house with the A/C and fans cranked up. There are plenty of opportunities to get out and have a great time. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Peoria that will help you beat the heat and have fun doing it!
Wet N Wild
The ultimate in summer excitement, a trip to Wet ‘N’ Wild will not only keep you cool, it will keep you entertained for hours. With all of the latest and greatest in water slides, a relaxing lazy river, wave pool and shaded lounge areas, there are tons of activities to pass the time on a hot summer day. Fun for the whole family, this aquatic wonderland is nothing short of spectacular.
Arrowhead Towne Center Mall
What better way to escape the soaring temperatures than walking the cool, air conditioned isles of the mall. At Arrowhead Towne enjoy lunch, an ice cold drink or sweet treat while browsing through over 170 upscale retailers and department stores. A kids play area is provided (mostly for ages 7 and younger), rounding off some of the things to do in this Peoria, AZ shopping retreat.
Recapture the feeling of a winter wonderland and enjoy an afternoon of ice skating. Escape the blazing heat while you glide across the ice surrounded by the cold, crisp air. Ice skating is a fun activity the whole family can enjoy. They have a wide range of rental skates to fit almost any sized foot–from toddlers to adults, and offer lessons and birthday parties as well.
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
With just a short trip in the car, you can retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city and get out and enjoy nature. One of the most scenic water recreation areas in the Arizona, Lake Pleasant Regional Park is packed full of outdoor adventure. The park offers many activities, such as camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Spend the day splashing around in the refreshing water surrounded by the gorgeous desert scenery.
Arizona Broadway Theater
Want to add a new twist to dinner and a movie? Look no further than Arizona Broadway Theater. The vision and goal of Arizona Broadway Theatre has always been to offer a total entertainment experience combining quality dining and professional theatre at an incredible value. With an ever changing variety of shows, fabulous cuisine and elegant setting, Arizona Broadway Theater offers an exceptional experience that will delight all of your senses.