Go on a two-hour stargazing experience with Skywater Star Tours, which begins in Joshua Tree National Park so you get the full opportunity to view the darkest night skies.
Palm Desert Family Activities
Endless Family Fun in the Palm Desert Area
Shadow Mountain Resort and the Palm Desert area is full of fun family vacation activities. Spend your day playing in our pool or head out on for big family adventure.
Water parks, adventure tours, and aerial tramways are just some of the many fun family activities that will keep your family entertained throughout your Palm Desert Vacation.
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The Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory is a great family-friendly activity in the Coachella Valley. This educational facility is meant to help kids and adults alike get a glimpse into astronomy and the dark skies above.
Pickleball is the perfect activity for families, couples and friends. Enjoy exercise and fun with this popular and exciting activity.
Sunnylands is a place of beauty and wonder, meant to provide a meeting center where people can hold solution-driven community meetings to solve our most pressing problems. Sunnylands offers guided tours – perfect for romantic getaways and family trips.
Come enjoy a day in the sun at Wet ‘N Wild Water Park in Palm Springs, California. There are slide rides, family rides and raft rides. You can also rent a cabana for the day!
The Palm Springs Air Exhibit has an amazing inventory of historical planes like the Curtis P40 Warhawk and the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. You can even book a ride in a vintage Wardbird C-47 Skytrain or P-51D Mustang!
Ascend two-and-a-half miles to the Mountain Station in a tram car! All the while you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views. Once you arrive at the top there will be hiking trails, mountaintop dining and much more.
McCallum Theatre is the premier Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Palm Springs, CA. Performers such as Willie Nelson, Leann Rimes and Jackie Evancho grace the stage for spectacular performances.
Giraffes, Trails, Gardens – Oh My! The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is just one mile from the resort and offers spectacular views, guided tours and more. They focus on conservation efforts, so you can be sure your money is going towards the wellbeing of the eco-system.
This gem is a fun place to keep the kids entertained throughout the summer and year. Offering a ton of exhibits that children can interact with, like the “Imagine This!” exhibit, the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is sure to please.