Deserts Family/Kids
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Deserts Family/Kids

The California Deserts Region is an exciting family destination with a spectacular landscape of amazing national and state parks, hiking trails, lakes, waterfalls, golf courses and recreation areas. Families and kids enjoy fun adventures on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert Aquatic Center, Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium, and the Palm Springs Air Museum. Go explore the beautiful hiking trails of the Indian Canyons and San Jacinto Mountains. Encounter rare wildlife at the Coachella Valley Preserve, enjoy hands-on exhibits at the Children's Discovery Museum in Rancho Mirage,  trip down memory lane at the Route 66 Mother Road Museum in Barstow and see a 3-D movie at the Desert IMAX.
Our Guide to Deserts