Family Favorites

Traveling to Palm Springs with kids? Palm Springs is a world class vacation destination with plenty to-do and see with the entire family. Explore the best family-friendly activities and area top attractions, start planning your next vacation to Palm Springs.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a nonprofit, accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, ensuring the highest standards of all aspects of animal care, education, conservation, public service, and operations. The Zoo is active in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the world, as well as in its own community. The Zoo has been a top attraction in the Palm Springs area for more than 50 years.
Location: 47900 Portola Ave Palm Desert, California
Phone: (760) 346-5694
Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum

There is always something new at the Palm Springs Air Museum, where history comes alive and visitors can get close to the vintage World War II and Korea/Vietnam era aircraft. Named in 2014 as one of the top 14 aviation museums in the world by CNN Travel, 59 flyable and static planes are on display inside four climate-controlled hangars totaling 86,000 square feet inside with more outside on the tarmac.
Location: 745 N Gene Autry Trl, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-778-6262
Children`s Discovery Museum of the Desert

Children`s Discovery Museum of the Desert

Where children and parents can learn and discover hands-on activities together, including traveling exhibits, Build Your Own Race Car, Lie Detector, Vet Pet Station, Toddler Town, weekend workshops and so much more. Situated on 6.5 acres, CDMOD also offers outdoor play space, family picnic areas, and a garden. Children learn and have fun while creating, exploring, and experimenting in a safe, caring environment.
Location: 71701 Gerald Ford Drive Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: 760.321.0602
Cabazon Dinosaurs

Cabazon Dinosaurs

Cabazon Dinosaurs, formerly Claude Bell`s Dinosaurs, is a roadside attraction in Cabazon, California, featuring two enormous, steel-and-concrete dinosaurs named Dinny the Dinosaur and Mr. Rex. Located just west of Palm Springs, the 150-foot-long Brontosaurus and the 65-foot-tall Tyrannosaurus rex are visible from the freeway to travelers passing by on Southern California`s Interstate 10. The roadside dinosaurs are best known for their appearance in the film Pee-wee`s Big Adventure.
Location: 50770 Seminole Dr, Cabazon, CA 92230
Phone: (951) 922-8700
Palm Springs Villagefest

Palm Springs Villagefest

VillageFest takes place in downtown Palm Springs on Palm Canyon Drive every Thursday night. The street is closed to vehicular traffic and is transformed into a festive, pedestrian street fair. The perimeter of the event consists of Indian Canyon Drive to the east and Belardo Road to the west. Vendor booths are set up on both sides of the street, and visitors are able to stroll through the traffic-free event.
Location: 100 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 610-2451
Palm Springs Windmill Tours

Palm Springs Windmill Tours

The Palm Springs Windmill Tours is the only renewable energy wind farm tour that is endorsed by the Desert Wind Energy Association. Their tour will take you behind the fences onto their private grounds where no other tour will go. The tour starts at their tour headquarters where you will be given an overview of renewable wind energy, a history of our windmills since the inception in 1982 to today. Next, a private luxury bus takes you on the tour of the farms off property and ends with a free date shake at the Windmill Cafe. The windmills are an iconic feature of the area and is educational and fun for the entire family. The entire tour stops a few times where you can get up close to a windmill to see the majestic size and drives up to a vista.
Location: 62950 20th Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92258
Toll Free: (800) 531-5834
Escape Games at The River

Escape Games at The River

Escape Rooms are a fun, interactive entertainment concept located in the heart of the Coachella Valley. While it looks like an ordinary room, it`s actually a real life adventure game designed for small groups of friends, families and co-workers. Find the hidden objects, figure out the clues and solve the puzzles to earn your freedom and "Escape the Room." You have 60 minutes, so be quick! Book today to see if you have what it takes to escape!
Location: 71800 CA-111 suite a-210, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: (760) 668-9041
Get Air Trampoline Park

Get Air Trampoline Park

GET AIR combines amusement and exercise in its spacious indoor trampoline park. Imagine wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, dunk lanes and a ninja course.
Location: 34450 Gateway Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Phone: (760) 206-7211
Escape Room Palm Springs

Escape Room Palm Springs

Do You Want to Get Away from It All and Just Have Fun? Contact Us Today! Play Our Fantastic Escape Room Games and You`ll Never Want to Go Home. Book Online. Buy A Gift Certificate. Types: Bank Heist, Vampire`s Lair, Locker Room, Jack The Ripper, Titanic.
Location: 2500 N Palm Canyon Dr B3, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 779-8888
City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park

City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park

The City`s recreational showpiece that serves as a popular gathering place for a wide array of public activities and events including summer and fall concerts, the City`s annual Veterans Day and Fourth of July celebrations, and much more. The 70-acre park includes the following amenities: Four baseball fields, concession/restroom building, six tennis courts with two pickleball-only courts, four volleyball courts, three basketball courts, five picnic pavilions, rose garden, public art, amphitheater, skate park, playground, dog park, and walking paths. Practice your backslide or ollie or just have a good time in Palm Desert`s only skateboard park. Get a DRD Fun Pass at the Palm Desert Community Center for only $5 a year. There are no residency restrictions. Children under 18 must have their parents present to purchase their pass.
Location: 43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: (760) 568-9697
Palm Desert Aquatic Center

Palm Desert Aquatic Center

Popular aquatic center features 3 pools, slides & spray areas, plus fitness classes & concessions.
Location: 76751 Magnesia Falls Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: 760.565.7467
Brandini Toffee

Brandini Toffee

They Offer Free Samples Of Their Handmade Treats! Founded in the Palm Springs area, Brandini Toffee is enjoyed by chocolate-lovers and toffee aficionados around the world, and is the first toffee company to receive the coveted gold sofi Award. The family owned business has become a featured favorite on Oprah Winfrey`s O List, The Martha Stewart Show, The Food Network and our toffee has even been served to the President of the United States. The company is dedicated to handcrafted toffee created with premium, preservatives-free and GMO-free ingredients. This is the recipe that has led to four Brandini store locations, a fast-growing wholesale segment, and shipments world-wide.
Location: 42250 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: (760) 200-1598
Gelato Granucci

Gelato Granucci

All of our recipes start with real ingredients. Always. We never use mixes.. our gelato is made from scratch. We build our gelato with love, always striving to use the best ingredients that we can find. It may cost a bit more, but it is well worth it.
Location: 301 N Palm Canyon Dr #104, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 318-7700
Big League Dreams

Big League Dreams

If you`ve ever dreamed of playing in a big league ballpark, Big League Dreams Sports Parks are the place for you. Our playing fields are built as scaled-down replicas of famous ballparks such as Boston`s Fenway Park, New York`s Yankee Stadium and Chicago`s Wrigley Field. All are designed to accommodate youth baseball, youth fast pitch softball, and adult slow pitch softball. Not a baseball or softball fan? Big League Dreams offers indoor soccer leagues in our 20,000 sq. ft. indoor pavilion. We also offer special events such as company softball tournaments, company picnics, birthday parties, location shoots, business meetings and even weddings & receptions! You`ve dreamed about it your whole life! Now is your chance --Welcome to the Big Leagues!
Location: 33700 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: (760) 324-5600
Century La Quinta and XD

Century La Quinta and XD

Century La Quinta and XD, La Quinta movie times and showtimes. Movie theater information and online movie tickets.
Location: 46-800 Washington St, La Quinta, CA 92253
Phone: (760) 771-5682
Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events

Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events

Since 1988, Desert Adventures has provided the most highly regarded outdoor adventures in the Greater Palm Springs area. As the original, largest, and most respected outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the California desert, Desert Adventures offers a vast array of tour and activity choices. Whether you seek rugged adventure, camaraderie and team building, history and culture, nature, geology, flora and fauna, spectacular desert events, or panoramic vistas and amazing scenery, Desert Adventures has a tour, activity, or event for you! Desert Adventures` Red Jeep Tours and events at Metate Ranch are an integral part of the Greater Palm Springs destination experience. For over three decades, Desert Adventures has fulfilled the ever-growing need for fun, educational, interactive, one-of-a-kind activities and events which are unique to the Greater Palm Springs area. Desert Adventures is the premier outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the Greater Palm Springs area and the only outdoor adventure company that can take you to our private 800 acre Metate Ranch, located in the Indio Hills. At Metate Ranch, we offer Jeep, hiking, and sightseeing (bus) tours, school/youth programs, unique team building programs, weddings and incredible, interactive desert parties and corporate events at our Enchanted Desert and Coyote Camp event venues. Metate Ranch features miles of pristine desert for exploration via Jeep or on foot; a private natural palm oasis were you can see water bubbling out of the underground aquifer year round; amazing steep-walled canyons thrust up by the San Andreas Fault and carved by erosion; and incredible panoramic vistas. In addition, we have built a Cahuilla Indian Village exhibit which showcases the lifestyle and culture of the Cahuilla People. In addition to the exclusive tours and events offered at Metate Ranch, Desert Adventures offers Jeep tours to Painted Canyon and the Mecca Hills Wilderness Area and the Palm Springs Indian Canyons as well as hiking tours and sightseeing tours to a variety of desert attractions including the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Joshua Tree National Park, Celebrity Homes and even a Craft Beer Tasting tour.
Location: 74794 Lennon Place Suite B, Palm Desert, CA, 92260
Phone: (760) 324-5337
Boomers! Palm Springs

Boomers! Palm Springs

When it comes to fun, Boomers! is a blast! Whether you`re celebrating a birthday, having a party, doing corporate parties, events and team building, or spending quality time with family and friends, Boomers makes everything easier and hassle free. With attractions like Miniature Golf, Arcade, Rock Wall, Go Karts and Bumper Boats, Boomers is the perfect place for fun!
Location: 67700 E Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City, CA, 92234
Phone: (760) 770-7522
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway - the world`s largest rotating tram car - travels over two-and-one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the pristine wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. During your approximately ten-minute journey, tram cars rotate slowly, offering picturesque and spectacular vistas of the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station - elevation 8,516 feet - enjoy two restaurants, observation decks, natural history museum, two documentary theaters, gift shop and over 50 miles of hiking trails.
Location: One Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA, 92262
Phone: (760) 325-1391
My Gym

My Gym

My Gym was born out of our passion to teach children in a fun, physically engaging environment. We delighted in seeing children`s eyes light up for all those incredible milestones, from the tentative first steps to tumbling down soft mats. Sharing the parents` excitement at their children`s accomplishments was the high point of our day. We knew from the start that, through fun and captivating activities, we could accomplish great things. Our goal: To create an environment where children feel loved and supported so their self-esteem and confidence can flourish. Now, more than 35 years later, we`re proud to say that all children of all abilities can succeed and thrive at My Gym. With 700+ locations worldwide, our dream of active, giggling children growing into happy and confident adults has been realized. We cherish every one of our members and are grateful to have each as part of our My Gym family.
Location: 73760 Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert, CA, 92211
Phone: (760) 346-6307
Fountain of Life

Fountain of Life

Cathedral City provides the Fountain of Life in Town Square, an award winning interactive fountain providing artistic beauty and a "sprayground" water element. This fountain serves as an attraction where children and adults can play in the water during the summer months.
Location: 68701 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA, 92234
Forever Marilyn

Forever Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe`s connection to Palm Springs is legendary. In 1949, at age 22, Marilyn was "discovered" in Palm Springs at Charlie Farrell`s Racquet Club by William Morris talent agent, Johnny Hyde. Many famous photos of Marilyn were taken around the Racquet Club`s swimming pool. In the 195O`s, she was a regular visitor to Palm Springs with her second husband, baseball great Joe DiMaggio. Marilyn Monroe loved Palm Springs and the presence of Forever Marilyn is a true homecoming.
Location: Museum Wy, Palm Springs, CA 92262