Of course, Palm Springs is known for endless golf courses, designer shopping, and fine dining, but what’s in it for the kiddos? Well, A LOT actually! So, don’t leave the kids behind, let them decide on the fun this year and check out some of these year-round adventures the whole family will love.

Smoketree Stables Horse Rides

This is the kind of horsin’ around nobody can get in trouble for. Horseback riding is a great way to enjoy nature and experience the rugged desert in all its beauty. Guided rides along the base of the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains run a couple hours and are great for the whole family. Open even on holidays. Yee-haw!

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The fun begins with a scenic ride in the world’s largest rotating tram car along the cliffs of Chino Canyon to the refreshing wilderness of the San Jacinto Mountains. Once at the top, explore hiking trails, go to the museum, watch a documentary film or dine in one of the restaurants. This is one “cool” place, so don’t forget your jacket! It’s usually 20-30 degrees cooler up there.

The Living Desert

Mountain lions, giraffes and wolves… oh my! The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens has them and SO much more for the family to experience. Get up close and personal with a giraffe or take a peaceful stroll through the park and all it’s beautiful gardens with stroller friendly pathways. Take a private and behind-the-scenes tour to learn more about animals and how nature’s gifts are being protected.

Desert Rocks Indoor Climbing Gym

Is your family a little competitive? This is the place for you! Challenge each other to a race to the top of the wall at Desert Rocks Indoor Climbing Gym. Fun for all ages and abilities; even as a bystander you will enjoy watching families test their strength and agility as they rock climb at different levels as fast as they can. See ya at the top!

Laser Oasis

New to the desert and offering a 6,000 square foot laser tag arena, 20-foot tall ropes course that has you suspended eleven feet in the air, and a state-of-art arcade! Also, it’s all INDOORS! Oh, and don’t think they left the parents out… Laser Oasis also has two bars and a restaurant serving beer and wine. Are you ready? Let’s go!

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert

Kids have the chance to explore, investigate and discover at the Children’s Discovery Museum. By using their imagination’s and interacting at various exhibits from cooking, gardening, and so much more, the fun never stop’s. Learn by participation and have a blast while doing it.

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