Children’s Discovery Museum
71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage
Located in Rancho Mirage, this museum is a hands-on museum in a safe, caring setting. Inspiring curiosity and self-expression through inventive and interactive exhibits for young children, activities include a rope maze, rock climbing, gravity ball fall, loom weaving, "Paint the Volkswagen”, and play dress-up with a variety of costumes from “Grandma’s Attic”.
Wet and Wild Water Park
1500 S Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs
Turn up the heat, here comes the fun! Open Mid-March through Mid October. Longboards, surf woodies and beach themes are back in order for the coolest and only water park in Palm Springs. Filled with 18 intense water rides and attractions, Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs is a 21-acre oasis that offers families hours of fun.
Insider tip: Don't forget to bring your sunscreen. Oh, and get a snowcone to cool off, they're the best in town!
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert
Located in Palm Desert, The Living Desert is a remarkable zoo and botanical garden representing the desert environments of North America and Africa. With over 1200 protected acres, 450 wild animals, live animal shows, kids’ play park, tranquil gardens, model train exhibit, hiking trails, tram rides and more, visitors experience an oasis of family fun. The Living Desert close to El Paseo Drive, so adults can get some shopping in as part of the Zoo excursion!