The summer is fast approaching, meaning it’s time for your annual summer vacation. However, you don’t need to shell out hundreds of dollars in food, lodging or gas money. You can find the perfect vacation in your own city. These are 10 staycation ideas that will help you make the most of the summer months.

10) Backyard camping

Nothing is easier than pitching a tent in your backyard. You could experience the outdoors [VIDEO] without having to spend money on campground fees or on an RV.

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As you spend your vacation, don’t forget to power down your phone and laptops. This is a perfect staycation for young kids. Especially if you have room for a small campfire, complete with s’mores.

9) Wilderness camping

If you have some money to spend on camping, consider staying at a local park or wilderness area. After you pitch your tent, spend the day exploring the area or even fishing if there is a stream or river nearby.

8) Geocaching

One of the most popular activities to do during the summer is geocaching. Simply put, it’s a treasure hunt where you are looking for a package someone else has hidden. When you find it, you leave a small trinket and sign your name in a log book.

7) Local attractions

Another enjoyable staycation idea is to be a tourist in your own city. Consider visiting places that you often tell visitors to check out when they are in town. You could consider visiting a museum, zoo or any other local attraction.

6) Festivals

Almost every county has their own unique festival, carnival or fair in the summer.

Some even have historical reenactments. Look for a festival you’ve never attended and plan your staycation around that.

5) Hotel and waterpark

Hotels all across the country are beginning to install indoor water parks. Some of these can be found in budget hotel chains. Consider staying the night and find a deal that includes the hotel and park pass.

4) Block party

A staycation can even be better if you get your neighbors involved in a block party. Meet up with your neighbors and find a family or two that can be the cooks and then ask everyone to bring some food for grilling and a side dish to pass around. A block party is not a party unless you have some great lawn games.

3) Film festival

Turn off Netflix and consider hosting your own Film Festival. You could find films around a certain theme or watch last year’s Academy Award winners. If you want to make it stand out, create a schedule, invite friends, and make some finger food.

2) Spa day

With all the hard work people do, day in and day out, it’s time to consider spending a day at the spa. Check out sites like Groupon for discounts on professional massages, facials, and pedicures.

1) Bed and breakfast

While many people may not want to spend a staycation in their own house, you could consider staying at a local Bed And Breakfast. Consider staying during midweek when prices may be lower.