No matter what your idea of a great vacation is, Palm Springs has you covered. We’re talking about stunning golf courses, amazing shopping, great dining experiences, and of course the breathtaking landscape. And the best part is, these are family-friendly attractions that cater to both grownups and children of all ages. But where to start and where to go? These are usually the kind of questions visitors have to find an answer to. This small guide will try to provide satisfying answers for your Palm Springs vacation.
Living Desert Zoo
Zoos are a favorite for children of all ages, and the Living Desert Zoo will prove to be a hit to the whole family. It’s not as huge as the San Diego Zoo, but it’s still packed with attractions. You can easily spend the whole day here without feeling the need to do something else. Make sure to visit the Africa area and the Village Watutu.
If hiking is your favorite pastime, then you can’t miss Tahquitz Canyon. The 2-mile loop takes you across some of the most amazing landscapes you can find in the area. There’s also a waterfall that is a good place to have a break and maybe take a few photos.
Of course, tackling the area on foot is an exciting way to explore the Palm Springs landscape, but why not get a bird’s eye view and cover more ground? The Aerial Tram a popular attraction all year round, especially with kids. Hiking and camping are favorite summer attractions, while in the winter you can snowshoe and enjoy the snow.
Nothing beats horseback riding when it comes to outdoor sports. The gentle animals are well trained and will take you to places you didn’t think existed. Smoke Tree Stables is recommended for their friendly animals and great tour guides.
Fresh food is welcome anytime, especially if you live in the city and get all your food from the supermarket. Enjoy getting fresh fruit and vegetables straight from the farm and into your hands at the Palm Springs farmers’ market. You can plan your visit to the market right before you go on a picnic. The fresh food will taste even more delicious out in the open.
These are just a few of the things you can do in Palm Springs, but they give you an idea of the type of fun activities you can expect here. To view our beautiful vacation rentals and to book your Palm Springs vacation, call us today!