Three Thrilling Theme Parks

Embark on a family-friendly Cathedral City, CA vacation this summer. Our hotel near Palm Springs give you access to many exciting SoCal theme parks, from water parks to national parks to amusement parks.  Cathedral City tourism is ripe with many family-friendly attractions. Here’s our picks for three thrilling parks to visit this summer:

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

1 Tram Way

Palm Springs, CA 92262

(760) 325-1449

Ascend two and a half miles into a pristine wilderness aboard the world’s largest rotating tramcars. ​​The ten minute ride takes you right to the top of the Mountain Station, where there’s incredible views of the valley. Peaks Restaurant, The Lookout Lounge, and Pines Café let you dine at 8,500 feet with the scenic mountain majesty around you. Outdoor activities include just about everything—camping, guided nature walks, hiking, and much more.

Wet ’N Wild Palm Springs

1500 S Gene Autry Trail

Palm Springs, CA 92264

(760) 327-0499

Wet ‘n Wild Palm Springs has plenty of wet and wild rides. Defy gravity with the 7 story high Tidal Wave Tower, which has 2 speed slides. To get the whole family involved, Kahuna’s Beach House is a 4-story funhouse of water slides, hose jets, water curtains, a 1,000 gallon dropping bucket, and more. For the risk-takers, ride Pacific Spin, a multi-person raft ride that flows through a 132-foot long tunnel that then drops 60 feet into a 70 foot funnel, and culminates in a waterfall curtain. There’s also several restaurants at the park, which let you satisfy any post-pool cravings. You can even rent a private cabana for a private area to relax, eat, and dry off.

Boomers Palm Springs

Canyon Plaza North, 67-700 E Palm Canyon Drive

Cathedral City, CA 92234

(760) 770-7522

This fun amusement center has mini-golf, go-karts, bumper boats, and arcade games. Compete to see who can reach the highest on the climbing rock wall. With a variety of activities, Boomer’s has fun for boys, girls, and everyone else in the family.